Now open! New Emergency Department and front entrance at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

Our state-of-the-art renovations were designed with your needs in mind


At MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, we’re proud to present our expanded and renovated front entrance and Emergency Department (ED). As our community has grown, we have too. In fact, we’ve added 18 thousand square feet of treatment space in our ED for a total of 70 thousand square feet, making this the largest renovation and expansion project in the history of our hospital.

We’ve thought through every detail to ensure our new finished space reflects the feedback of our community. Our new and spacious layout is equipped to provide you with the best care, featuring:
  • 50% more treatment rooms than before
  • Two large trauma and resuscitation rooms built to hold more equipment and providers
  • Special Pathogens Assessment Center
  • On-site imaging technology for faster, more convenient testing
  • Dedicated behavioral health space
  • Larger rooms to more comfortably accommodate visitors
  • Modern reception areas
  • A café conveniently located in the front lobby
  • And more!

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center's new emergency room tour

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Take a virtual tour of the new emergency room department at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center.

The same expert emergency care you know in a new and modernized environment


In our renovated and expanded ED, you’ll find the same board-certified physicians, experienced physician assistants, and emergency nurses and technicians who remain dedicated to caring for unexpected illness and injury. Our new facility is equipped to deliver rapid, life-saving care for heart attack and stroke through seamless coordination with the hospital’s award-winning Stroke Center. We also offer exceptional emergency treatment for other severe conditions, including:
  • Trauma
  • Signs of heart attack or stroke
  • Suspected poisoning or drug overdose
  • Extreme emotional distress, including suicidal or homicidal feelings
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Surgical emergencies
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Respiratory distress
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 9-1-1.

Where to find us


The new emergency department is now located adjacent to the enhanced main entrance located in the front of the hospital.


Patient drop-off:
Patients and loved ones may be dropped off at the Emergency Department entrance using the main roundabout in front of the hospital.

Parking: Free parking is available directly in front of the main hospital building.

We’re safe and ready to care for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week


Your safety remains our top priority. When you need in-person or emergency care, you can count on us to take additional safety precautions, including:
  • Requiring face masks for everyone
  • Frequently disinfecting and cleaning public spaces and rooms
  • Screening everyone for symptoms upon arrival
  • Reconfiguring lobbies to encourage physical distancing
  • Establishing sanitizing stations throughout the facility
  • And more.

Watch our virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony

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MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center welcomes the community to the new and improved Emergency Department and front entrance.

Here, you’ll gain access to the region’s largest health system


MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center is a part of MedStar Health, the largest health system in the Maryland and Washington, D.C., region. When you visit us for care, you benefit from access to our entire network of thousands of specialists, ten hospitals, and dozens of urgent care sites, outpatient clinics, and multi-specialty centers conveniently located near where you live, work, and play.

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MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
7503 Surratts Rd.
Clinton, MD 20735
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