The emergency departments at ChristianaCare’s Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, Union Hospital, and the free-standing emergency department in Middletown, Delaware treat a combined total of more than 225,000 patients each year. ChristianaCare’s Emergency Department is ranked 24th in the United States and 15th on the East Coast in number of patient visits, according to data from the American Hospital Association.
In addition to providing superior emergency care, our Emergency Department has been recognized for making transformative changes to how emergency care is delivered. By putting the patient first and rethinking old models of how patients and medical staff interact in the emergency room, ChristianaCare has acheived dramatic advances in efficiency, which means shorter wait times and a better experience for patients.
Our doctors, nurses and support staff are among the most experienced emergency medical professionals in the region.
Christiana Hospital is designated by the state of Delaware and verified by the American College of Surgeons as the state’s only Level I trauma center for both adults and children. This is the highest capability possible for a trauma center.
Wilmington Hospital is a participating trauma hospital in the Delaware Trauma System.
As an integral part of Delaware’s trauma system, ChristianaCare provides statewide leadership and assistance with trauma response, strategic planning and education. ChristianaCare’s trauma program collaborates with state and private emergency-management personnel throughout Delaware to ensure that every injured person receives the same high-quality care and best possible chance for recovery.
Kid-friendly emergency care is here. 24/7.
Facilitating critical-care and non-emergent cardiac, trauma, neurological and general medical patient transfers to ChristianaCare.
A more convenient and affordable way to get help, without the wait of an Emergency Room.
Comprehensive care for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, child or elder abuse and neglect, and other violent crimes.
Providing emergency air transport to critically ill or injured adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
When your loved one has a potentially life-threatening injury, the first hours of care are the most important to his or her survival.