Emergency and Trauma Services in Southwest Michigan - Bronson Healthcare

Emergency and Trauma

You hope you’ll never need emergency or trauma care. But, sometimes things don’t go as planned. If you or a loved one suffers an injury or serious illness you want to know you are in good hands. You can count on our highly-skilled and caring providers when it matters most.

Comprehensive emergency care

When you chose one of Bronson’s locations for emergency care, you can expect qualify care from a diverse team of specially-trained providers. No matter which location you choose, your care is connected to the region’s only Level I Trauma Center at Bronson Methodist Hospital through one medical record. Learn more about our Level I, Level III and Level IV Trauma Centers here.

Learn more from Rachel about how dozens of specialists at Bronson helped her after a life-threatening car crash.

ED and Trauma Staff
Listen to why we're proud to be part of a Level I Trauma Center.
Rachel, Trauma Patient
It took nearly a dozen specialists to put her back together after a car crash.
Dr. Scott Davidson talks about Rachel's trauma care
What is a Level I Trauma Center?
How Bronson works with EMS providers

Ready, no matter what the emergency

Our emergency care teams know how to take care of you and your family. Whether you’ve experienced a serious, life-threatening injury or illness, or a less severe condition, we can help. If the condition is life-threatening, call 911.

Common life-threatening problems include:

  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Heart attack
  • Seizures
  • Severe burns
  • Stroke symptoms
  • Traumatic injury

When your primary care provider is not available, come to us for problems such as:

  • Broken bones
  • Infections
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Obstetrics
  • Sports injuries
  • Strains or sprains

Not an emergency, but need care now?

Visit urgent care when you have a less serious condition that needs prompt medical care. This may include a broken bone, minor burns, urinary tract infections and other urgent care conditions.

Visit FastCare when you have a condition that you want cared for right away but may not be able to see your primary care doctor. This may include sore throats, cold/flu, minor burns and rashes, ear infections and other immediate care conditions.

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    Only Level I Trauma Center in Southwest Michigan

    Bronson Methodist Hospital was recently re-verified by the American College of Surgeons for providing the highest possible level of trauma care.
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    Where you go in an emergency matters.

    Find out below how the doctors at Bronson put Rachel back together after a car crash.

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