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Emergency Services

Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center

Our Department

The Emergency Department provides medical care to all patients in need of immediate attention. Our skilled and caring team includes physicians, registered nurses and technicians, all with special training in emergency medicine.

What to Expect

A registered nurse will assess your medical needs and assign you to a treatment team as quickly as possible. Top priority is given to individuals with life-threatening conditions, and those who arrive by ambulance. Patients with less serious conditions are seen as soon as possible. To avoid long waiting times, non-emergency problems are better served in the Minor Injury Clinic, Adult Medicine, Ob/Gyn, Pediatrics, or appropriate specialty departments. Call 650-742-2100 to schedule an appointment.

Co-payment for services is expected at the time of treatment. The level of your co-payment is determined by the health plan. The emergency department does not determine how much co-payment you will pay, although we are obligated to ask for it. We strive to deliver the same excellent care and service to all of our patients regardless of the level of their co-payment or their ability to pay.

Our goal is provide quality care to all patients in the Emergency Department. Thank you for choosing Kaiser Permanente.

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