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Swedish Medical Center

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Swedish Belmar ER

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Swedish Southwest ER

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Southwest Emergency Room - ER

It's an Emergency Until You Have Expert Answers

Southwest ER

Full-Service Emergency Care at the Swedish Southwest ER (SWER): Providing Emergency Care to Southwest Jefferson County & Littleton

Our ER Facility

  • Award-winning, full-service, 24-hour emergency department
  • 18 private patient rooms, featuring five rooms equipped for 24-hour observation stays.
  • The facility includes a full range of services on-site, including radiology, laboratory and administrative offices.
  • Specific on-site equipment includes a 16-slice CT scanner, a dedicated x-ray suite and an ultrasound suite. CT scans and x-rays can be digitally transferred to the main Swedish facility and to physicians' offices for shared viewing via the Picture Archiving Communications System (PACS).
  • Full service lab

Medical Staffing

  • Board-certified adult medicine physicians
  • Experienced nurses
  • Radiology technicians and laboratory technicians
  • On-call specialty physicians available for consultations

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Southwest ER

Pediatric Emergencies in Littleton: We're Close. We're Fast. 

When your child needs medical attention after hours, we are here to help ... right here in your neighborhood! We are a part of the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children Pediatric Care Network. Here,children are treated by experienced board-certified emergency physicians as well as nurses specially trained in pediatric care.

If your child requires further care, he/she would be transferred to Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, giving your little patient access to the widest spectrum of pediatric specialty care in Denver.

Don’t Wait! Our wait times are often less than 30 minutes. Check the bar above for an up-to-the-minute ER Wait Time estimate.

"Ouchless" ER

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Southwest ER is an "ouchless ER," offering:

  • Tools for sedation to provide relaxation and comfort for patients
  • Pain-free IV starts
  • An coordinated and concentrated effort to reduce pain and anxiety for both kids and their parents

Should Your Child go to the ER?

Is your child’s illness or injury worthy of a visit to the pediatrician in the morning, a trip to urgent care or should you seek care at a pediatric care network emergency room? Let us help you decide:

Check your child’s symptoms here

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Care

Service Excellence

  • SWER Low-Risk Cardiac Program for Chest Pain Patients
  • National leader in patient satisfaction among ER patients
  • Swedish provided care for more than 20,000 patients last year
  • Conveniently located in southwestern Jefferson County