ER Wait Times in Somerset County Hospitals

Average wait times at hospital in Somerset 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
Somerset Medical CenterSomerville 4h 21m

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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 0 minute wait difference between the fastest ER in Somerset and the slowest.


Stories



Nov 19, 2019, 3:14 AM
: "Bought my son to St Joseph Hospital. We arrived at 11:30 PM at 3:12 AM we are still in the waiting room. They drew his blood in the hallway with a pulled curtain. Entire waiting room is nasty floors are terrible!" - Shay

Oct 21, 2019, 10:51 PM
: "Brought my cousin in with breathing problems. Waited five hours and left after one woman was brought in by ambulance and dumped in the waiting room. She started having difficulty breathing. No nurses or doctors around. It looked like she wasn’t breathing. This ER needs to be investigated for patient neglect. " - Anthony

Oct 21, 2019, 10:51 PM
: "Brought my cousin in with breathing problems. Waited five hours and left after one woman was brought in by ambulance and dumped in the waiting room. She started having difficulty breathing. No nurses or doctors around. It looked like she wasn’t breathing. This ER needs to be investigated for patient neglect. " - Anthony

Oct 20, 2019, 2:41 PM
: "Brought my mom in for leg pain, needed ultrasound to r/o blood clot following shoulder replacement 5 days ago. We waited 2.5 hrs for ultra sound, now have been here almost 4 hours...no word yet. " - Christie

Oct 02, 2019, 9:53 PM
: "My son presented to the ER at UTSW Clements hospital Dallas with severe chest pain and back pain. No one seemed care about the urgency of his issue everyone kind of gave him a side eye. He was crying with excrutiating pain. There seemed to be no protocol for his chronic illness. This is so not acceptable. So disappointed. " - Tonia

Sep 10, 2019, 11:21 PM
: "My mother has been waiting to see a doctor in the ER since 1:30pm and it is now 8:20. This is so unacceptable. I understand emergency but we have been her for an entire work shift and unless has been a mass catastrophe Summit in Oakland is the worst place never to go" - Lorenzo

Sep 09, 2019, 6:02 PM
: "Peoples been waiting for over 8 hours. Saw one woman come in with the ambulance, got dumped out in a wheelchair. Place is packed and been here for 6 hours and no people have been called back. This is not good." - Dee

Jul 28, 2019, 6:18 PM
: "I brought my father to Mercy Hospital of Buffalo's ER. We are still waiting after 4 hours. This is unacceptable. The staff can not even tell us how much longer it will be.
Lynn M. Lauricella "
- LYNN

Jul 23, 2019, 6:31 AM
: "saint marys has the shorter wait times because they are incompetent" - colleen

Jul 06, 2019, 10:30 AM
: "my daughter had an appointment with her doctor, the doctor wanted her to have an mri "the sooner the better" she would have to go to the er by ambulance. the wait time was bad enough, but the people that work there were awful (to say the least) after waiting an hour for a room the person that came in half an hour after mt daughter was taken first then my daughter she was put in the hall...her nurse came over to her and asked a couple of questions..an hour later i looked for the way out, found it, on my way back tp be with my daughter i say her nurse. i ask her how long before she would have the mri...the nurse was amazed she was to have an mri said nothing was put in for an mri...we left that place never to go back again " - frances

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