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ETMC Emergency Services

Trauma care for our region


East Texas Medical Center EMS is one of the nation's largest rural ambulance services, as well as one of its most progressive and fastest-growing providers. Our team members respond to emergencies large and small every day.

Covering almost 15,000 square miles
Based in Tyler, with locations throughout the  region, ETMC EMS serves more than 15 counties and close to 15,000 square miles.

The EMS Fleet
ETMC EMS operates a fleet of 107 ambulances and three helicopters. The organization has established and operates one of the most sophisticated emergency communication systems using global-positioning satellite technology.

Staff members adhere to rigorous training and continuing education requirements. More than 40,000 area residents have joined the ETMC  membership program, which provides peace of mind from out-of-pocket ambulance costs.