The Emergency Department at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
1000 Mar-Walt Drive
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547
Phone: (850) 863-7610
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If you think you are experiencing a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
The Emergency Department at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. It consists of 22 treatment rooms/bays and a dedicated ER Radiology Room. Our department is staffed by physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals specifically trained to deliver emergency medical services at a moment's notice. The Emergency Department at FWBMC assesses and treats all ages, from neonatal to geriatric patients. With the emphasis on timely assessment and treatment, our department staff are skilled in the specific age-related needs of these diverse populations in this clinical setting. Every effort is made to include the patient's family or significant others in treatment, education, and discharge planning needs. All age groups served are at risk for abuse and neglect, so staff are prepared to identify the different signs and symptoms unique to the various ages. The Emergency Department at FWBMC has developed mechanisms for triage, treatment, and stabilization as defined in department policies and procedures.
Our Emergency Department also includes an Express ER for minor injuries and illnesses. In addition, we have a Pediatric ER that is dedicated to treating the emergency health care needs of infants, children and adolescents.
As an Advanced Primary Stroke Center, Level II Adult Cardiovascular Center and a licensed Psychiatric Treatment Center, the Emergency Department offers the most comprehensive inventory of services in the tri-county area.
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center offers the iTriage mobile application for all iPhone, smartphone, and desk top users. With iTriage, local residents have immediate access to the ER wait times at FWBMC from all mobile devices and computers. When launching the iTriage app in the Fort Walton Beach area, you can:
- Choose “Find a medical provider”
- Select “Emergency department”
- Locate “Fort Walton Beach Medical Center” or “Destin Emergency Care Center”
- Click the orange “iNotify” button to tell us your symptoms prior to your next ER visit with us.
Let Us Know You’re On Your Way to Our ER with iNotify Now!
No matter what your medical issue may be, you can let us know in advance that you are on your way. With your advance iNotify notice, you allow our staff to start preparing for your specific needs.
Please call Consult-A-Nurse, 24/7, for a free physician referral or to speak with a registered nurse about your health questions. (850) 864-0213.
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- Services A-Z
- Acute Care Services
- Behavioral Health Services
- Cancer Care
- Critical Care Units
- Destin Emergency Care Center
- Diagnostic Imaging
- Emergency Department
- Express ER
- Food & Nutrition Services
- Heart Center
- Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation
- Laboratory Services
- Neonatal Intensive Care
- Pediatric ER
- Pharmacy Services
- Robotic Surgery
- Stroke Center
- Surgical Services
- Therapy Services
- The Vascular Center
- Women's Services
- Wound Care & Hyperbaric Services
- Vein Center