13 hospitals with the most ER visits | 2018

Here are the 13 hospitals in America with the most annual emergency room visits for 2017. Totals represent the amount of emergency room visits tallied for a single facility, rather than total ER visits for a whole health system.

This listing is based on several sources of information and all figures are verified by individual hospitals. Reporting periods represent either calendar year or fiscal year 2017. Hospitals reporting figures based on a fiscal year are denoted with an asterisk. Start and end dates for the fiscal year may vary by hospital.

This is not an exhaustive list. If you have an addition or an update for this list, please contact Mackenzie Bean at mbean@beckershealthcare.com.

Note: This list was revised July 3 and July 9.

1. Lakeland (Fla.) Regional Medical Center — 210,020*

2. Parkland Health and Hospital System (Dallas) — 177,615*

3. St. Joseph's University Medical Center (Paterson, N.J.) — 157,204

4. NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln (Bronx, N.Y.) — 155,194

5. St. Joseph's Hospital (Tampa, Fla.) — 146,954

6. Grady Health System (Atlanta) — 141,000

7. Erlanger Medical Center (Chattanooga, Tenn.) — 140,621*

8. WellStar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta, Ga.) — 140,373*

9. Banner Desert Medical Center (Mesa, Ariz.) — 139,518

10. NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County (Brooklyn, N.Y.) — 136,064

11. Reading Hospital (West Reading, Pa.) — 135,369*

12. Boston Medical Center — 133,529*

13. Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Mich.) — 130,733

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