First Choice Emergency Room Announces Dr. Carl Bonnett as Medical Director of San Antonio – Potranco Facility

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Carl Bonnett, MD to Lead New San Antonio Facility

First Choice Emergency Room

First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Carl Bonnett, MD the Medical Director of its new San Antonio - Potranco facility.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Bonnett as the Facility Medical Director of our newest location in the San Antonio area,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room.

Dr. Bonnett received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Iowa before completing his emergency medicine residency at Denver Health Medical Center. Dr. Bonnett is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army National Guard and has been deployed in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan. Most recently, Dr. Bonnett was an emergency physician at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Denver, Colorado. He is board-certified in emergency medicine and has over ten years practicing emergency medicine.

All First Choice Emergency Room facilities are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. The facilities are staffed exclusively with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. First Choice Emergency Room facilities are equipped with a full radiology suite, including CT scanner, Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, as well as on-site laboratories certified by the Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments (CLIA) and accredited by the Commission on Office Laboratories Accreditation (COLA).

The San Antonio - Potranco facility will be located at 738 TX-1604 Loop, San Antonio, Texas 78251. For more information, visit http://www.fcer.com/locations/san-antonio/san-antonio-potranco/.

About First Choice Emergency Room

First Choice Emergency Room (FCER.com) is the nation’s leading network of independent freestanding emergency rooms; it is both the largest and the oldest. First Choice Emergency Room is revolutionizing the delivery of emergency medical services for adult and pediatric emergencies by offering patients convenient, neighborhood access to emergency medical care. First Choice Emergency Room facilities are innovative, freestanding, and fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology (CT scanner, Ultrasound, and Digital X-ray) and on-site laboratory. All First Choice Emergency Room locations are staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. First Choice Emergency Room has facilities in Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio in Texas. In Colorado, facilities are in Colorado Springs and Denver in partnership with University of Colorado Health (UCHealth). According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey Associates Inc., First Choice Emergency Room provides the highest quality emergency medical care and received the 2013 and 2014 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for exceeding the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction nationwide. First Choice Emergency Room is an Adeptus Health company.

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