First Choice Emergency Room Announces Dr. Howard Ng as Medical Director of Austin, Texas Facility

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Howard Ng, M.D., 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. Howard Ng, as the new Medical Director of its Pflugerville- FM 685 facility.

“We are pleased to announce Dr. Ng will be the new facility Medical Director of our Pflugerville- FM 685 location,” said Dr. Stephen Van Roekel, Regional Medical Officer of First Choice Emergency Room – Austin.

Dr. Ng received his undergraduate degree from the University of Houston and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Prior to joining First Choice Emergency Room, Dr. Ng served as the ED Medical Director at Memorial Hermann- The Woodlands Hospital. He has also served as an emergency physician at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, TX, St. Joseph’s Medical Center- Heights Hospital in Houston, TX and Conroe Regional Medical Center in Conroe, TX. Dr. Ng is board-certified in emergency medicine and has over 35 years of clinical experience.

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 Pflugerville- FM 685 facility is located at 1501 FM 685, Pflugerville, Texas 78660. For more information, visit http://fcer.com/locations/austin-map.

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, 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, 2014, 2015, and 2016 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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