ER Wait Time in Columbus Hospitals

These are the average wait times Columbus hospital ER's from fastest to slowest. Actual wait times will depend on many factors.

HospitalCity
Total Wait Times
Riverside Methodist HospitalColumbus 2h 41m
Grant Medical CenterColumbus 3h 12m
Doctors HospitalColumbus 3h 16m
Mount Carmel WestColumbus 3h 31m
Ohio State University HospitalsColumbus 3h 46m
James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research InstituteColumbus N/A

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These are the average time from entering the ER to being admitted to the hospital by a doctor. In a busy ER, patients will be seen by a triage nurse first. Then the wait time will vary by severity, and how busy the ER is at the time of day. Patients with less serious problems could have substantially longer waits.

There is a 65 minute wait difference between the fastest Columbus emergency room and the slowest.

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Oct 15, 2018, 11:09 PM
: "Got to Maryland university ER at 4:00 still waiting to get in arv11:00 on 10/15/2018" - Caroline

Sep 22, 2018, 11:31 AM
: "Went to aurora Sinai on 12th st milwaukee with heavy urinary tract bleeding and sat for over 4 hrs waiting to be seen it was obvious r
That government funded health plan s took a lot longer to see.private health plans were given preference"
- Gerald

Aug 12, 2018, 4:42 PM
: "Went to Bayhealth Milford yesterday. Got there at 3:30 pm for a bowel obstruction, severe abdominal pain 8/10, chest pain 5/10, nausea. Saw the triage nurse. Wasn’t brought back until after 11 pm to fast track. Never had anyone with chest pain and an implanted device go to a fast track, revitalized, rechecked, or otherwise approached. Nothing had been addressed until well after being brought back. When I arrived at the hospital, I checked Hospitalstats, and they indicated the wait time was a 2:55 minutes. I worked as an RN in their facilities for more than 15 years in their ER and other It took about 8 hours to go back. Never saw an employee come into the waiting room to check on anyone else. VERY dissatisfied. God bless the other patients, especially really sick ones." - Ray

Jul 12, 2018, 8:33 AM
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But your making money while providing lousy service, plus the aggravatio
Aggravation first thing on a Monday morning. Looking for anew doctor at chester coun
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- Michele

Jun 25, 2018, 3:25 AM
: "I waited at WakeMed in North Raleigh for 7 hrs after telling triage nurse I couldn’t breath. Turned out I had a Pulmonary Embolism and spent 3 days in Cardiac ICU." - Auldcelt

May 15, 2018, 9:46 AM
: "These times are way off. I waited 6 hours, brother in law waited 5 and was told it will be 6 more hours. my husband waited 9 hours he was admitted once they got him back.
Baltimore Washington Medical Center is THE WORST !!!"
- Sandra

May 09, 2018, 9:17 PM
: "Sent to FMH by urgent care at 445 and is still currently waiting to be seen by doc it is currently 9:17. Worst hospital " - Stephanie

May 09, 2018, 9:17 PM
: "Sent to FMH by urgent care at 445 and is still currently waiting to be seen by doc it is currently 9:17. Worst hospital " - Stephanie

Apr 30, 2018, 3:28 PM
: "forbes is without a doubt the worst. Wait is over 3 hours and that’s just to see nurse and doctor...." - Audrey

Apr 30, 2018, 7:02 AM
: "forbes is without a doubt the worst. Wait is over 3 hours and that’s just to see nurse and doctor...." - Audrey

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