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You have more than one emergency department to choose from in Akron. Cleveland Clinic Akron General has been named the area's Most Preferred Emergency Department for years, and for a lot of good reasons, including less wait time, seeing an emergency department doctor every time and being Akron's first Certified Chest Pain Center.
You should also know that no matter how big or small the emergency, our patients from
Northeast Ohio and surrounding counties have the reassurance that Akron General is equipped and ready for them. Being
verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) as a Level I Trauma Center means that Akron General offers the
technology, expertise and staffing to treat all injuries - even the most severe. Akron General is also a certified
Chest Pain and an accredited
Akron General is:
- Verified as a Level I Trauma Center by the American College of Surgery
- Summit County's first Accredited Chest Pain Center (Society of Chest Pain Centers and Providers)
- A Primary Stroke Center with the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission.
We are committed to injury prevention, community education and research that result in better care.