Emergency Department

If you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.

Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) is a Medical Emergency

If you think you may be experiencing a heart attack, call 9-1-1 immediately so that treatment can start as soon as possible. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member. Have an ambulance take you to a hospital that is a cardiac receiving center right away.

Nearest Designated Cardiac Receiving Center

Stroke is a Medical Emergency

If you think you or someone else is having a stroke, call 9-1-1 immediately and note the time when symptoms first appeared. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member. Have an ambulance take you to a hospital that is a stroke receiving center right away.

Nearest Designated Stroke Receiving Center

Emergency Department at Saddleback Memorial - San Clemente

At Saddleback Memorial - San Clemente our emergency department team sets the highest standards for caring for you and your loved ones. Our care team, under the direct supervision of a Board Certified Emergency Physician, consists of Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and Patient Care Technicians. During your visit any combination of these highly skilled individuals may provide your care and if needed, they will arrange a specialty care consultation.

On average, a patient who comes to our emergency room is seen by a physician in less than thirty minutes.

Whether it's a sprained ankle or life threatening illness, you can count on Saddleback Memorial - San Clemente. Although we hope that you are never in need of emergency care, know that Saddleback Memorial - San Clemente is here for you.

  • Advanced clinical bedside monitoring.
  • Electronic medical record system.
  • State-of-the art radiology services.
  • In-house specialty care transport team for patients requiring additional specialty services.
  • Comforting pediatric care area.
  • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.