Emergency Room in San Jose, CA

In our ER, every patient receives immediate attention from a triage nurse. Patients with the most urgent or critical needs receive first priority, but our standard for every patient is to assess needs promptly, without sacrificing quality of care.

To help make your experience in our ER the best it can be, we have access to an on-site pharmacy, lab services, blood bank, and diagnostic imaging service. Good Samaritan Hospital is fully equipped to handle your medical and emergency needs with caring and qualified hands.

Our location

2425 Samaritan Dr
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 559-2011
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Dedicated ER just for kids

We know that children and their parents can be especially nervous and anxious when in the ER. That's why we have an onsite neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), inpatient pediatric care, pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), and children's surgery center with ER nurses certified in pediatric advanced life support and specially trained to care for children.

Good Samaritan Hospital goes above and beyond to ensure you're treated with the highest level of care. For your children's emergency needs, whether your child was born with special needs or you experienced complications before, during or after delivery, you can count on our team to provide the exceptional care that you and your family deserve.

Find out more about our pediatric services.

Air support when every second counts

Our San Jose hospital is served by CalSTAR air ambulance for transfers from six county regions, We are a county-designated STEMI receiving center, which qualifies us to treat STEMI heart attacks quickly to save as much heart muscle as possible. Our emergency room plays a key part in our Comprehensive Stroke Center. Our neuroscience team and unique neuro-interventional radiology team tend to stroke and other cerebro-vascular patients transported by air from surrounding counties and by local EMS.


To talk to a nurse or for referral to a Good Samaritan San Jose physician, call (888) 724-2362. You can contact our nurses 24 hours a day by phone. Consult-A-Nurse is a free service from Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose designed to provide you with physician referrals and health information.

Intensive care

When you come to Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, you'll quickly realize our medical team is completely devoted to your recovery - or the recovery of your child. That's why we have a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) specially designed to take care of our youngest patients. We strive to build a partnership with parents in regards to developing a plan for your child's future medical care and transition to home when the time comes.

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

For patients with critical illnesses or complex medical conditions, we provide specialized care in our pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). This unit has advanced capacities and increased nursing resources to meet the urgent needs of critically ill children.

Physicians in this unit are pediatric intensivists, specially trained in treating the sickest children. The unit also has innovative technology and equipment that allows us to provide the best possible care to your child.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

The NICU provides care for infants born prematurely, those with congenital defects, or babies who unexpectedly require a higher level of care after birth. Our multi-disciplinary team is comprised of neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, medical social workers, physical therapists, registered dieticians, and lactation consultants.