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ER Wait Time in Washington Hospitals

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

Hospital - Share Your ExperienceCity
Total Wait Times
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Washington 3h 4m
George Washington Univ Hospital
Washington 3h 31m
Georgetown University Hospital
Washington 3h 50m
Washington Hospital Center
Washington 4h 16m
Howard University Hospital
Washington 4h 23m
Providence Hospital
Washington 5h 8m
United Medical Center
Washington 5h 44m
Children's Hospital Nmc
Washington 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 160 minute wait difference between the fastest Washington emergency room and the slowest.

Stories



Aug 14, 2022, 9:31 PM
: "80% of the ER patients in SD are undocumented and no insurance....I must have been the only person to whip out a Insurance Card and CC.. Soon it will be 3 and 4 day waiting list... People will die waiting..." - Jon

Aug 12, 2022, 2:04 AM
: "So Margaret waited for over ten hours four days in a row? You can't make this stuff up!! " - MIKE

Aug 07, 2022, 7:38 PM
: "I went to the Asheville ER for a visit on Aug4th. We waited for 3 hours and left there were still 19 people in front of me. The staff were so rude. I understand there short handed but when you have hospital staff that have time to make fun of people and have time to sit and cut up with each other you have time to do your job. The new company that took over our hospital system sucks and so do there new employees " - Kimberly

Aug 05, 2022, 4:44 PM
: "Waited 10.5 hours at mercy south before leaving in my own regard " - Theresa

Aug 05, 2022, 10:37 AM
: "I spent 5 1/2 hours in Kenmore Mercy last Sept. I spent the last 2 1/2 hours crying I was in so much pain. People waiting to be checked out for COVID ended up walking out after 3+ hours. " - Deeanna

Aug 03, 2022, 5:00 PM
: "I have been at parkwest for 7 hours others have been here 18 plus hours. No hope in sight " - Shulynn

Jul 31, 2022, 11:57 PM
: "Still waiting with chest pains (heart). It’s been over TEN HOURS so far. " - James

Jul 31, 2022, 9:49 AM
: "I have been waiting as a cardiac patient for over 8 hours to be seen after triage at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Absolutely ridiculous. " - Margaret

Jul 30, 2022, 5:53 PM
: "I have been waiting as a cardiac patient for over 8 hours to be seen after triage at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Absolutely ridiculous. " - Margaret

Jul 29, 2022, 10:53 PM
: "I have been waiting as a cardiac patient for over 8 hours to be seen after triage at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Absolutely ridiculous. " - Margaret

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