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Emergency Care

JFK Medical Center Emergency Department

If you think you may be experiencing a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or 9-1-1.

About Our Emergency Department

At JFK Medical Center, we understand that when emergencies happen, time is of the essence.

We have four convenient locations throughout the county to serve you, in Atlantis, West Palm Beach, Boynton Beach and Palm Beach Gardens.

JFK Medical Center is the most experienced ER in Palm Beach County with over 129,000 ER visits per year.

Our two Hospital based Emergency Rooms, and our two Off-site Emergency Rooms offer 24-hour emergency care. All four locations are equipped with our experienced board-certified emergency-trained physicians, encompassing a wide range of specialties, the latest technology in medicine and top-notch medical professionals, including nurses and technicians.

Our multidisciplinary teams are committed to providing the highest-level of comprehensive care to all of our patients from children to adults and seniors.

When you and your family need us, you can rest assured that JFK will be there for you 24-hours a day, 7 days a week offering compassionate, world-class care.

Our Emergency Rooms offer:

  • Minimal Wait times
  • Board-Certified Emergency Physicians
  • Expert Emergency Trained Professionals
  • State-of-the-Art Technology
  • Comprehensive Care for Pediatrics, Adults and Seniors
  • Access to all Specialty Services and Physicians at JFK Medical Center

We have 4 ER Locations in our surrounding communities to help serve you better!

JFK Emergency Services Map

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JFK Emergency Care Services in Boynton Beach is committed to delivering comprehensive emergency medical services to the residences of western Boynton Beach. We are located at the northwest corner of Woolbright and Jog Road, in the Shoppes at Woolbright, just a few doors down from Publix.

Our off-site emergency room is open 24 hours a day for the treatment of emergent medical conditions in adults and children. We provide the same emergency treatment that patients receive at our hospital based emergency room, only closer to home. As an off-site emergency room, JFK Emergency Care Services uniquely provides a convenient, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere, with minimal wait time.

Our 13,000 square foot facility, houses eleven private treatment rooms and one trauma room. Additionally, the facility includes a full service laboratory, a Pharmacy and advanced Imaging equipment, including a 16-Slice CT, Ultrasound and two X-Ray units, one portable and one stationary.

Physicians at JFK Emergency Care Services are Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and are committed to providing our patients with the highest level of care and personalized attention. Our multidisciplinary team of care givers is comprised of nurses, respiratory therapists, radiology and laboratory professionals and pharmacists.

JFK Emergency Care Services in Boynton Beach is an extension of JFK Medical Center which accepts most private insurance carriers.

JFK Emergency Care Services offers:

  • 24/7 Adult and Pediatric Care
  • Commitment to minimal wait times
  • Board certified emergency physicians
  • Expert trained emergency staff
  • Access to all specialty services and physicians at JFK Medical Center

Location Map

JFK Emergency Care Services in Boynton Beach
Shoppes at Woolbright
10921 S. Jog Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33437
(561) 548-8250

JFK Emergency Care Services in Palm Beach Gardens is committed to delivering comprehensive emergency medical services to the residences of Northern Palm Beach County. We are located on PGA Blvd, just west of Military Trail in the Midtown shopping center. We are adjacent to The Borland Center and Palm Beach Community Church.

Our off-site emergency room is open 24 hours a day for the treatment of emergent medical conditions in adults and children. We provide the same emergency treatment that patients receive at our hospital based emergency room, only closer to home. As an off-site emergency room, JFK Emergency Care Services uniquely provides a convenient, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere, with minimal wait time.

Our 10,000 square foot facility, houses eight private treatment rooms, one trauma room and one triage room. Additionally, the facility includes a full service laboratory, a Pharmacy and advanced Imaging equipment, including a 16-Slice CT, Ultrasound and two X-Ray units, one portable and one stationary.

Physicians at JFK Emergency Care Services are Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and are committed to providing our patients with the highest level of care and personalized attention. Our multidisciplinary team of care givers is comprised of nurses, respiratory therapists, radiology and laboratory professionals and pharmacists.

JFK Emergency Care Services in Palm Beach Gardens is an extension of JFK Medical Center which accepts most private insurance carriers.

JFK Emergency Care Services offers:

  • 24/7 Adult and Pediatric Care
  • Commitment to minimal wait times
  • Board certified emergency physicians
  • Expert trained emergency staff
  • Access to all specialty services and physicians at JFK Medical Center

Download our brochure

Location Map

JFK Emergency Care at Palm Beach Gardens
Mainstreet at Midtown
4797 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
(561) 548-8200


The Stroke Center at JFK Medical Center is one of only three facilities in Palm Beach County to receive certification by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) as an accredited Stroke Center. The program follows guidelines set forth by the American Stroke Association and the JCAHO. JFK Medical Center has developed and implemented innovative approaches to advance acute treatment, recovery and rehabilitation for stroke patients in accordance with evidence-based practice.

The interdisciplinary approach for stroke care includes an expert team of emergency medicine personnel, nurses, laboratory staff, neurologists, neurosurgeons and radiologists, who have all received special training as a stroke care team. We also have an interventional neuroradiologist-the only one in Palm Beach County-who performs a procedure within blood vessels to deliver tPA (a clotbusting drug) to a specific part of the brain, increasing the time in which stroke patients can be effectively treated.

Also performed by our neurointerventional radiologist at JFK Medical Center is the an advanced clot-retrieval procedures.

The Chest Pain Center is the first in Palm Beach County to receive full accreditation by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The goal of the Society of Chest Pain Centers is to significantly reduce the mortality rate of patients with chest pain by teaching the public to recognize and react to early symptoms of a possible heart attack, reducing the time it takes to receive treatment and increasing accuracy and effectiveness of treatment. The Chest Pain Center at JFK Medical Center has demonstrated expertise and commitment to quality patient care by meeting or exceeding a wide range of criteria and completing on-site evaluations by a review team from the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

Heart disease causes approximately 1 of every 4 deaths in the U.S.

About 50% of sudden cardiac deaths occur outside a hospital. This suggests that many people don’t act on early warning signs.

Survey results show that only 27% of the respondents were aware of all major symptoms and knew to call 9-1-1.

Encourages early recognition when symptoms are mild. For the 50% of people experiencing these symptoms, the heart attack can be prevented with early treatment – before damage to the heart can occur. HEART attacks have beginnings!! Symptoms can begin 2 weeks before a major event. 85% of heart damage occurs within the first 2 hours of a blockage. Heart attacks deaths kill 800,000 people per year in the U.S. but with your help that number can be cut in half. Know the signs and symptoms. Call 9-1-1.

People may or may not experience any or all of these symptoms. These symptoms may come and go until becoming constant and severe: One may experience mild chest symptoms, such as pressure, burning, aching, or tightness. One can also experience Nausea, feeling of fullness, shortness of breath, back pain, chest pressure, squeezing, or discomfort, anxiety, fatigue, jaw pain, pain that travels down one or both arms.

If you experience these symptoms: DON'T DRIVE, CALL 9-1-1. Your action could save a live.