OHSU and Doernbecher Emergency Care

Front entrance and sign for the OHSU-Doernbecher Emergency room on Marquam Hill in Portland, Oregon

OHSU is Oregon’s 24-hour resource for emergency care. We can care for everything from a minor injury to the most complex medical emergency or trauma.

Location and parking

3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, Oregon 97239
Map and directions

  • Free valet parking, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

When to call

If you have a life-threatening medical condition that needs immediate care, 

CALL 911

or go to the nearest hospital. 

Contact us

Wait times

OHSU no longer posts emergency room wait times. Patient numbers and needs vary so much during the pandemic that we can’t make reliable estimates.

Adult and pediatric emergency care

Entering the emergency department

Security screening: All patients, staff and others must enter through a metal detector.

  • Please leave metal items at home.
  • Weapons such as knives will be turned over to OHSU Public Safety.

Visitor policy: Because of COVID-19, visitors are limited. Learn more about OHSU’s visitor policy.

A patient uses a digital tablet to consult with a care provider.

Virtual immediate care

Meet with an OHSU provider from your home through live video chat.

Learn about virtual immediate care.

MD4KIDS mobile app being used on an iphone


Check symptoms, recommended dosages and more.

How to download the app.