About Mercy

Emergency Department


Mercy offers two Emergency Departments that operate 24/7/365 at Mercy in Des Moines 1111 6th Avenue (VIEW MAP) and West Lakes in West Des Moines at 1755 59th Place (VIEW MAP).

If you have a sudden illness or minor injury after hours or on weekends consider our Mercy Urgent Care Clinics (VIEW MAP) or our Quick Care Clinics (VIEW MAP).


With advanced medical technology and resources immediately available, Mercy emergency experts deliver top-level care with the concern and compassion you have come to expect from Mercy.

Working as a team, our board-certified emergency physicians, emergency nurses and other medical professionals quickly respond to the needs of injured or critically ill patients and to those who may not have life threatening illnesses. This dedicated team is called upon to care for tens of thousands of Iowans each year.

(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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