Westside Regional Medical Center, a leader in emergency medicine, opened an off-site Emergency Room in Davie on the NSU campus on May 18. The facility is located at 3476 South University Drive in the University Park Plaza shopping center. The off-site emergency room provides the surrounding community with immediate access to experienced, board-certified emergency room physicians, state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and offers a full range of emergency care services for children and adults.
“Westside Emergency Services in Davie will provide the same level of care provided on our main campus in Plantation. We are really excited to expand our services in the town of Davie and to partner with Nova Southeastern University,” says Barbara J Simmons, CEO of Westside Regional.
In the future, the off-site Emergency Room also will be a residency site offering valuable on-hands training to NSU medical students and various clinical training opportunities for students in other health professions programs at NSU.
“This emergency room will serve as the cornerstone of a future medical complex that will provide the surrounding community with a variety of university-level health care services, along with teaching and research opportunities for NSU students and faculty working in collaboration with community health care professionals,” said NSU President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D.
Westside Emergency Services in Davie is committed to delivering comprehensive emergency medical services to the residents of Davie, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The 12,700 square foot facility has 16 private treatment rooms, including one designated trauma room. Additionally, the facility includes a full service laboratory, a pharmacy, advanced imaging equipment, with a 16-Slice CT, Ultrasound and two state-of-the-art digital X-Ray units, one portable and one stationary. Emergency transportation will be provided to patients requiring in-patient hospital care.