Emergency Department & Trauma Center

Emergency Care

Marshall Hospital Emergency Department

doctor photoLocated at Marshall Hospital in Placerville, CA, Marshall is designated as a Level III Trauma Center by El Dorado County Emergency Medical Services Agency, and verified by the American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma. Being a verified trauma center supports effective interaction and transfer agreements with the region’s Level I and II trauma centers (including UCD Medical Center, Sutter Roseville and Mercy General Hospital).

  • 24 hour diagnostic testing capability and specially trained technicians.
  • Designated Emergency Preparedness facility and Base Hospital. We’re positioned to coordinate community resources during disasters and in caring for critically ill or injured patients.
  • Fast Track area for patients needing urgent care for minor injuries and ailments.

Our doors never close. We’re here whenever you need emergency medical care services, including trauma care – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Well-Trained & Ready to Help at Any Time

Marshall’s Emergency Department is staffed by uniquely qualified physicians, nurses and other personnel prepared to provide exceptional care for the most critical of life’s moments. Staffed by physicians who are board certified in emergency medicine, together with specially trained trauma nurses, the medical staff is also certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Conditions and symptoms treated at Marshall’s Emergency Department include:

  • Respiratory distress
  • Pneumonia
  • Diabetic complications
  • Broken bones/torn ligaments
  • Wound care
  • Injuries from accidents or crime
  • Trauma cases (unless a neuro-surgeon is required)
  • High blood pressure crisis
  • Eye, ear, nose and throat problems
  • Most other life threatening emergencies, with the exception of major trauma (requiring a neuro-surgeon)

Please Note: Patients are seen according to the severity of their illness and not according to their time of arrival. While the waiting room may not be full, the staff may be dealing with critical patients in the treatment area. Marshall Hospital works to keep every patient’s wait time as short as possible while providing the best care for all patients.

Fast Track Service

For minor ailments or injuries, Marshall’s Fast Track service is available daily from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Staffed by a nurse practitioner or a physician’s assistant, fast track service is located in the Marshall Hospital Emergency Department, 1100 Marshall Way, Placerville, CA.

Dial 911 if you have an emergency. To reach the ER for a non-emergency question, call (530) 622-1441.