Mount Sinai Medical Center is committed to providing outstanding care and easy access to emergency medicine. The medical center has two emergency rooms serving Miami Beach and northeast Miami-Dade County, as well as southeast Broward County.
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Mount Sinai Aventura Emergency Room
On January 28, 2008, Mount Sinai Medical Center opened the state-of-the-art Aventura Emergency Room. Located at 2845 Aventura Boulevard (across the street from Aventura Mall,) the emergency room is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for walk-in patients of all ages in need of urgent or emergent care. Patients may either access the ER by walking in or arriving by ambulance. The Mount Sinai Aventura ER is staffed by emergency-trained physicians and nurses, and backed by a full roster of on-call specialists. The freestanding ER features 16 exam/treatment bays and is supported by dedicated imaging and laboratory services. Pediatric patients requiring hospital admission are transferred to an appropriate medical center. Adult and neonatal patients requiring hospital admission are transported to Mount Sinai’s main Miami Beach location where they can be treated by their doctors in a hospital they know and trust.
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The Emergency Room at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach
The Emergency Room at Mount Sinai Medical Center is Miami Beach’s only emergency care provider. The expert staff of emergency physicians, nurses and technicians treat patients of all ages with everything from minor illnesses to major injuries. To ensure that each patient receives comprehensive and compassion care, each patient is triaged at the bedside. Pediatric patients who require hospital admission are transferred to an appropriate medical center. The department is backed by a full array of on-call specialists, including neurologists, interventional cardiologists and surgeons. Mount Sinai also has the distinction of being the only medical center in South Florida that has an accredited residency program to mentor and teach future doctors in emergency medicine.
Minor Care Unit
In addition to providing highly skilled emergency care and training, the department has an eight-bed Minor Care Unit where patients with less serious medical conditions such as sprained ankles, cold, flu, sore throats and upper respiratory infections can be seen and treated more quickly. The Minor Care Unit, open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. It is staffed by a team of emergency professionals including Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and ER technicians under the direct supervision of the attending ER physician. Patients admitted to the Minor Care Unit are treated and discharged more quickly.
Mount Sinai’s Emergency Department also is trained to respond to major catastrophes, from hurricanes to plane crashes and chemical weapons attacks. Mount Sinai has invested considerably in staff training and equipment to ensure that it is fully prepared to cooperate with other local agencies when aid is needed. Additionally, the medical serves as one of Miami-Dade County’s essential Medical Management Facilities – a refuge of last resort for individuals who are oxygen or electricity-dependent during a crisis.