In Case of An Emergency,

Help is Close at Hand

State-of-the-Art Emergency Care

Highline Medical Center has a physician-staffed ER open 24 hours a day on its Main Campus in Burien. This state-of-the-art, 27,000-square-feet facility features 32 private patient rooms, flat-screen TVs, a separate ambulance entrance, bedside patient registration and 64-slice CT and imaging services. The Main Campus ER is certified as a Level 4 trauma center serving South King County and is the primary entry point for cardiac and stroke care programs and surgical emergencies.

Take a look inside the ER!


Main Campus

16251 Sylvester Rd SW
Burien, WA 98166
(206) 431-5314

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  • From I-5 (North or South), take exit 154 (Burien/SeaTac Airport - Hwy 518 West).
  • Go past the exit for SeaTac Airport.
  • As freeway ends, watch for signs to 509 South/Des Moines. Turn left onto 509.
  • Take first exit, South 160th Street. Turn right onto 160th. Cross First Avenue South.
  • Continue up the hill on 160th St and take your first left onto 8th Ave S.
  • The entrance to the ER will be on your left about a half a block up.
  • Follow the signs for patient parking.