Emergency Services

The Paris Community Hospital Emergency Room, located on the east side of the hospital, is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Paris Community Hospital Emergency Room

No one appreciates the importance of time more than the Emergency Services team at Horizon Health. When care is the most critical, we are here for you with providers on staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Life-threatening conditions can’t wait—and neither will you. With faster registration and quicker access, Horizon Health will get you more of the care you need.

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24 hours a day, 7 days a week

What to Expect

A physician serves as medical director to oversee the department and supervise the emergency room physicians. A registered nurse serves as the Critical Care Manager supervising the ER nurses and technicians. A  registered nurse serves as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Coordinator, who serves as a liaison between the hospital and our local ambulance service.






 What Our Patients Are Saying

 "I told them when I left that was the best care I've ever received & I've been to a lot of hospitals! I was very sick & just visiting the area"

"I didn't have to wait very long before he saw me. I was kept informed about tests, etc. he ordered & the results. Very good ER doctor."

"My nurse Valerie was very attentive to me. I went straight to ER room. My husband then went & registered me. The dr. saw me right away."

"They were very attentive to my needs - I was light headed & vomiting." 

See what other patients are saying about their experience at Paris Community Hospital. 


*Comments received from Patient Satisfaction Surveys


Emergency Room Frequently Asked Questions

When is the PCH Emergency Room open?

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Where is the PCH Emergency Room located?

On the east side of the main hospital

How do I know if I need to visit the emergency room?

If you are experiencing symptoms that are life-threatening or could have dangerous repercussions. If treatment for your condition can wait then the urgent care clinic is a better option.

How long will I wait during an ER visit?

The PCH Emergency Room wait time is better than the national standard of 30 minutes or less.

Is there always a doctor present in the ER?

Yes, there is at least one physician in the ER 24 hours per day.

Meet Our Team

George Geranios, MD


Zachary Iles, MD


Olusegun Ishmael, MD, MBA


Robert Marshall, MD


Haresh Motwani, MD

Samantha McCarty, BSN, RN, PHRN




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