Maria Parham Medical Center ED Wait Time is Currently Averaging 20 minutes Please see ED Wait Time Disclaimer below. EMERGENCY SERVICES The need for emergency medical care can happen at any time - that is why Maria Parham’s Emergency Services are available 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Whether you are visiting our ED because of a minor injury or for a life-threatening medical problem, our staff of caring experienced physicians, nurses and technicians ensure that you are receiving top care and treatment in a timely manner. Our state-of-the art emergency facilities features: Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physicians Accredited Chest Pain Center Part of the Duke Telestroke Network 20 large, private rooms ED Wait Time Disclaimer - ED wait times are approximate and provided for informational purposes only. If you are having a medical emergency, call 9-1-1. ED wait times represent a one-hour rolling average updated every hour, and is defined as the time of patient arrival until the time the patient is evaluated by a qualified medical professional (Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), Physician Assistant (PA) or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)). National average wait time is one hour, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We strive to beat the national average. ED Wait Time Disclaimer Click on the heart above to go to our Chest Pain Awareness Page.