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Emergency Medicine

Why Trust Us for Emergency Medicine?

In an emergency, you want immediate, expert help. That’s what we provide. Our Emergency Department staff includes board-certified doctors, physician assistants, and certified nurse practitioners. They are ready to give you the care you need, right when you need it. Each year, nearly 55,000 people turn to Mount Nittany Health Emergency Medicine.

Our Approach: You Come First

Health emergencies are stressful. That’s why we focus on making your experience as smooth as possible, from admission to treatment and beyond. Our medical team works together to offer personalized care plans that put you at the center.

What We Offer in Emergency Medicine

• Round-the-Clock Care: We’re here 24/7 for anything from cardiac issues to trauma.
• Facilities: Our emergency room has up to 62 beds, advanced imaging, and a helipad for quick transfers.
• Specialized Rooms: Safe spaces for sensitive situations, like sexual assault nurse exams and behavioral health crises.

CEMA: Our Emergency Medicine Partners

Since 1986, the Mount Nittany Health Emergency Department has been staffed by Centre Emergency Medical Associates (CEMA). CEMA is the largest and most tenured contracted group at the hospital. Their staff includes 17 board certified emergency physicians and 11 Advanced Practice Providers.

CEMA providers are an integral part of Mount Nittany Health and play an active and vital role in our community. They serve on Mount Nittany Health executive boards and medical executive committees. Over the years they have volunteered countless hours helping Mount Nittany Health with fundraising, events and more. They are our neighbors and friends.

“CEMA has been caring for patients in our region for over 35 years and will continue to show unwavering commitment to the health and well-being of this community,” said Dr. Kasandra Botti, CEMA President.

For CEMA billing questions, please call 855.691.9890(3 digit code 722) or visit

Emergency Medicine Facility Features

  • Private and semi-private patient rooms
  • Comfortable, large waiting and sub-waiting rooms
  • Pod design features more flexible and efficient care with closer proximity to patients/resources
  • 48 beds, with ability to expand to 62 beds
  • Dedicated sexual assault nurse examiner room
  • Two state-of-the-art trauma bays
  • Rooftop helipad with elevator access to emergency department
  • Austin’s Playroom, a safe and fun area for children to play while families wait
  • Specially designed behavioral health rooms with security features for safety of patients/staff
  • Imaging suite for emergency department and Mount Nittany Medical Center outpatient and inpatient needs