First Choice Emergency Room Announces Dr. Andrew P. Kretschmer as Medical Director of Spring, Texas Facility

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Andrew P. Kretschmer, MD to Lead Facility

First Choice Emergency Room

First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Dr. Andrew P. Kretschmer, as the new Medical Director of its Spring- Kuykendahl facility.

“We are pleased to announce Dr. Kretschmerwill be the new facility medical director of our Spring- Kuykendahl location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room.

Dr. Kretschmer received his undergraduate degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX and his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. Previously, he served as Facility Medical Director at First Choice Emergency Room’s facility in The Woodlands and as the Houston Area Medical Director for First Choice Emergency Room. Dr. Kretschmer is board-certified in emergency medicine and has over 30 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 Spring- Kuykendahl facility is located at 21301 Kuykendahl, Suite A, spring, Texas 77379. For more information, visit http://www.fcer.com/locations/houston-map/spring/.

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. 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 (NYSE:ADPT) company.

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