Emergency Services

The UP Health System - Marquette Emergency Department is managed by a full team of emergency medicine specialists, the majority of whom are board certified in Emergency Medicine. The department is also staffed with physician assistants, nurses and ancillary staff, who specialize in emergency care.

Computerized patient tracking provides patient location and test status for all emergency patients from any terminal in the Emergency Department. In critical situations physicians can place orders while at the patient’s bedside. Electronic documentation allows efficient access to critical medical information. Patients are discharged with easy to read electronic prescriptions and discharge instructions.


  • 2 trauma rooms / 4 beds
  • ​4 private cardiac rooms
  • 4 private exam rooms
  • 2 private OB/GYN rooms
  • 1 private ENT room
  • X-ray & emergency ultrasound conveniently located within the Emergency Department.
  • Statscan total body imaging, providing a full body scan in 13 seconds. UP Health System - Marquette is one of only a handful of hospitals in the nation to have Statscan imaging.

Level II Trauma Center

UP Health System - Marquette receives trauma patients from throughout the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. When trauma patients arrive, a team of physicians, nurses, and appropriate support staff are already assembled and prepared for rapid assessment and treatment.

UP Health System - Marquette has been verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the hospital's dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. The verification must be renewed every three years.

Verified trauma centers must meet the essential criteria that ensure trauma care capability and institutional performance, as outlined by the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma in its current Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient manual.


The UP Health System - Marquette Emergency Department is located centrally in the city of Marquette, MI, and is accessible by West Magnetic Street and College Avenue in Marquette. The Emergency Department connects to the hospital campus on the third level, with easy access to the Skywalk.

Always dial 911 if you are experiencing a medical emergency.