Stanford Health Care provides world-class emergency care, with adult and pediatric emergency departments in Palo Alto and an emergency department in Pleasanton serving all patients.
The Stanford Hospital Adult Emergency Department in Palo Alto is the only Level 1 Trauma Center between San Francisco and the South Bay. It serves the San Mateo and Santa Clara County communities and is a transfer center for facilities across and beyond the state of California that need the specialized expertise that Stanford Medicine offers. The Emergency Department is dedicated to rapid interventions and has designations as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Learn about safety during the pandemic »
The Stanford Children's Health Pediatric Emergency Department in Palo Alto is the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center between San Francisco and the South Bay. It provides an environment that is non-threatening and calming for children as well as informative and assuring to parents. It is equipped to treat anything from colds and upset stomach to chronic or critical illnesses. It is located just down the hall from Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Learn about safety during the pandemic »
The Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare Emergency Department in Pleasanton is equipped to manage injuries and illnesses that range from minor to life threatening. It serves the Tri-Valley community, providing integral care to the region. The Emergency Department has designation as a Primary Stroke Center. The hospital maintains the highest quality and safety ratings and is a recognized leader in maternity care. Learn about safety during the pandemic »