Emergency Medicine

Emergency, Urgent, and FastCare Medicine at Aria – Jefferson Health

Dr. WydroGerald Wydro, MD, Chair, Emergency Medicine at Aria – Jefferson Health

Welcome to Aria – Jefferson Health Emergency Medicine. Our Bucks, Frankford, and Torresdale Hospital locations provide dedicated teams of nurses, advanced practice providers, and physicians ready to treat critically ill and injured adults and children. Our emergency physicians have access to excellent specialists when the situation demands it. We're committed to offering highly skilled, compassionate, and knowledgeable care providers for you and your family 24 hours per day no matter the emergency.

"When you need care in an instant, our team is ready to take care of you and your family. From life threatening conditions like heart attacks and strokes to more minor condition like colds and ankle sprains and all conditions in between, we are here to help when you need us the most."
- Gerald Wydro, MD

Aria – Jefferson Health offers three levels of care when unexpected health problems develop.

ER Express

Reserve Your Spot Online with ER Express!

ER Express is an innovative online reservation system for the Aria – Jefferson Health Emergency Departments (ED, FastCare clinics, and Urgent Care locations) that allows patients with non-life-threatening illnesses or conditions to reserve a time online to be treated.

ER Express streamlines the triage and intake process so that all patients are treated more quickly. Best of all, it holds your place in line while you wait in the comfort of your home!*

Reserve your place in line now with ER Express.

* Because our ED staff must treat patients based on severity of illness or injury, you ER Express time is not guaranteed, but you will be seen as close to your designated time as possible. Patients with major injuries and traumas should always go directly to the Emergency Department without delay.


Emergency Department

Emergency MedicineAria – Torresdale Hospital is the only Level 2 accredited Trauma Center in Northeast Philadelphia

At Aria – Jefferson Health, we have three state-of-the-art Emergency Departments providing expert care when you need it the most. Staffed by dedicated, specialty trained emergency medicine physicians and nurses, the emergency departments at Aria ? Jefferson Health's Bucks County, Frankford, and Torresdale Hospital locations are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We offer advanced care for trauma, stroke, heart attacks, and a variety of other serious medical problems. Our physicians are board certified in Emergency Medicine and ready to care for you.

Aria – Torresdale Hospital is an officially designated Level II Trauma Center and is celebrating 30 years of advanced trauma care to Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County. Patients with the most serious injuries are brought to the Torresdale Hospital campus by local 911 EMS ambulance services for expert trauma care.

Urgent Care

Aria – Jefferson Health Urgent Care centers provide same-day appointments and walk-in services for non-life-threatening conditions that need fast attention.

Our Urgent Care locations are here for you when you need help with:

  • Accidents and falls
  • Sprains and strains
  • Mild to moderate asthma
  • Infections
  • Bleeding/cuts – minimal bleeding but requiring stitches
  • Diagnostic services such as X-rays and blood tests
  • Fever or flu
  • Vomiting, diarrhea, or dehydration
  • Minor broken bones and fractures (fingers, toes)


Grant Avenue Location

Northeast Philadelphia
2451 Grant Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19114

Open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

AllMed Street Road

Bensalem - AllMed Comprehensive Care Center
2966 Street Road
Bensalem, PA 19020

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Northern Liberties

Northern Liberties
800 North Delaware Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19123
215-807-8080 (Call for hours)


Aria – Jefferson Health FastCare offers high quality, affordable care for minor health problems and conditions. If you can't get a timely appointment with your primary care physician, or if a health problem surfaces outside of your physician's office hours, FastCare lets you walk in without an appointment and obtain help without a wait.

FastCare accepts most insurance, and your office-visit co-pay applies. If you don?t have health insurance, a FastCare visit is only $65, including lab services. Patient visit summaries will be sent directly to your physician's office.

Choose Aria FastCare when you need help with:

  • Sore throats
  • Earaches
  • Skin conditions
  • Cold & flu symptoms
  • Allergies
  • Insect bites
  • Minor sunburn
  • Health screenings & exams
  • Vaccinations


ShopRite Morrell Plaza Location

ShopRite - Morrell Plaza
9910 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114

Giant Levittown Location

Giant - Levittown
4001 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19056

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information, visit our Aria - Jefferson Health FastCare page.