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Emergency Medicine

When you face a possible life-threatening emergency, rest assured that we will give you our full attention and diligent care. Getting to the heart of the problem – properly diagnosing and determining the best course of case – can take time. We promise to give you the time you deserve for the care you need. Our experienced Emergency Department staff is trained to recognize and act quickly to treat the most urgent, time-sensitive cases first. However, please know that each of our patients is a priority, and we promise to give you the complete and thorough care necessary to alleviate any fears and get you back on the path to better health.

Emergency Medicine for the Joplin area

Certified by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services as a Level II Trauma Center, the Dr. Robert & Dorothy Willcoxon Emergency/Trauma Center at Freeman West provides comprehensive emergency care 24 hours a day. Learn more about Freeman West Emergency Room.

Freeman doctors and nurses offer free forensic exams and compassionate care to adult female and male sexual assault victims through the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program at Freeman West Emergency Room.

Freeman West Emergency Room
1102 W. 32nd St.
​Joplin, MO

Emergency Medicine for the Neosho area

Freeman Neosho provides the community with an emergency room staffed 24 hours a day by experienced ER physicians.

Freeman Neosho Emergency Room
113 W. Hickory St.
Neosho, MO

Air Ambulance

Midwest AeroCare 1 provides access to emergency medical services through helicopters designed as “flying intensive care units.” Freeman West has two helipads located outside Freeman Heart & Vascular Institute and one hot off-load helipad with direct elevator access to state-of-the-art emergency room trauma bays. Midwest AeroCare 1 air ambulance also provides emergency transport services to and from Freeman Neosho. Learn more.