ER Wait Times in Riverside County Hospitals

Average wait times at hospital in Riverside County show the time patients can expect to spend. Actual wait times will depend on many factors, such as severity of the injury, time of day, and staffing. Patients are quickly evaluated as part of a triage process, so the most severe cases can be treated first. Depending on the hospital, this initial wait can run from a few minutes to over an hour. The times below also include wait times for initial treatment, since there can be many delays after the triage process. Choose an ER with a shorter wait time to get seen more quickly.

HospitalCity
Total Wait Times
Palo Verde HospitalBlythe 1h 48m
San Gorgonio Memorial HospitalBanning 2h 34m
Riverside Community HospitalRiverside 2h 44m
Eisenhower Medical CenterRancho Mirage 2h 56m
Desert Regional Medical CenterPalm Springs 3h 22m
Kaiser Foundation Hospital, RiversideRiverside 3h 33m
Parkview Community Hospital Medical CenterRiverside 3h 39m
Menifee Valley Medical CenterSun City 3h 50m
Southwest Healthcare SystemMurrieta 4h 6m
Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Moreno ValleyMoreno Valley 4h 8m
Hemet Valley Medical CenterHemet 4h 19m
Corona Regional Medical CenterCorona 4h 25m
John F Kennedy Memorial HospitalIndio 4h 45m
Riverside County Regional Medical CenterMoreno Valley 5h 10m

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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 202 minute wait difference between the fastest ER in Riverside and the slowest.


Stories

Mar 18, 2016, 2:52 PM
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - West La: "Horrendous hospital!!! My almost life and death ER experience there. Besides the fact this hospital caused my heart attach due to medical malpractice , I actually had a heart attack in 2007 no thanks to their horrific endocrinologist there destroying my thyroid. Anyways, here's my experience in their ER. One night I had severe chest pains, and somehow was able to drive to the ER at West LA Kaiser. I went in, and the dipshit clerk at the ER told me to sit down in the waiting room!!! After about 30 minutes of this dipshit male nurse or whatever the hell he was did nothing, I decided fuck this and went into the ER room screaming in pain!!! Thank god there was a temp Dr from UCLA stationed there, he checked on me and screamed at the nurses and staff "what are you people doing here, get this man into ER NOW!!!" And if it wasnt for that UCLA Dr, I would be dead right now." - Neal

Jan 10, 2016, 8:29 AM
: "White memorial Hospital, been here for five hours and still haven't seen anybody. The waiting room is practically empty" - Cj

Nov 03, 2015, 1:17 PM
John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek Campus: "John Muir almost killed my husband. Insentive, uncaring and unprofessional staff that are clueless when it comes to dealing with Iatrophobic patients." - Bijoux

Oct 31, 2015, 10:54 AM
: "Seven hours in waiting room at ER located at UC Davis Medical center..outcome: we left." - Dana

Sep 11, 2015, 10:44 AM
Victor Valley Community Hospital: "The nurses and staff at this hospital feel that it's perfectly ok to refuse medical services to people based on their personal religious beliefs. I am shocked that a business like a hospital would allow this to happen. I will never go near this hospital again, knowing that I could be refused care and sent home in a critical situation because nurses, who refuse doctor's orders, are allowed to refuse treatment based on their personal beliefs. This is not how hospitals should be run. " - Heather

Sep 02, 2015, 9:43 PM
: "Tri City is be far the worst hospital ever, I went in with chest pains they took initial sample and data and tests then let me sit in pain for 5 hours, till I got fed up and left the same way I came in, in pain." - the1yyz

Aug 24, 2015, 7:46 PM
: "Huntington Memorial Hospital's ER was a nightmare. I picked it because it was close to my house and I was in too much pain to make a very considered decision. It took 5 hours to get a bed, I was barely seen by a doctor, the doctor's switched shifts and did not communicate very well so I had to re-explain everything, etc. I had the worst and most traumatic, painful pelvic exam I'd ever had. All in all it took 12 hours and I did not even get a diagnosis. A nightmare. Never going back again, wish I'd seen this list first." - G

Jul 06, 2015, 10:40 PM
: "I recently waited over 12 hours in the UCD ER waiting room.It was only about 1/4 full. I am a nurse and have never seen any hospital hold patients so long in the waiting room.Even though all my doctors are with UCD, and the hospital has access to all my records, I will never go to that ER again." - Beverly

May 09, 2015, 2:07 PM
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center: "While their E.R. is great, Holy Cross came very close to killing my wife!!! They do not have a liver specialist on staff and half of her medical team didn't even know there are liver specialists (hepatologists). Two separate "doctors" entered my wife's ICU room and stated openly "she's going to die" and "she has maybe a few hours or a few days". I fired them both and got my wife transferred to Cedars-Sinai where they immediately discovered the portal vein to her liver was blocked. My wife laid in the Holy Cross ICU for 19 days and their medical team just pumped her full of chemicals. In less than 24 hours, my wife is now recovering. STAY AWAY FROM PROVIDENCE HOLY CROSS! Their administration and physicians won't even return your calls." - Bill

Apr 24, 2015, 8:18 AM
: "Olive view medical center emergency in Los Angeles , California, is the worse hospital I've ever been to, ever. If you value your life, the life of your family and loved ones then please do not go to this hospital, because they will let you die.." - sasha



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