Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) January 08, 2014
First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced Leigh Galatzan, MD as the medical director of its new North Dallas Tollway facility.
After graduating from medical school, Dr. Galatzan trained in general surgery and family practice. He is board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and has practiced emergency medicine for over 30 years. Prior to joining First Choice Emergency Room, Dr. Galatzan worked as a staff physician at Emcare and as the medical Director of HealthMarkets. He currently lives in Dallas, Texas with his family and is the Highland Park High School Team Physician.
“I am pleased to announce Dr. Galatzan will be the medical director of our North Dallas Tollway facility. He has been with First Choice Emergency Room for over three years and is an excellent physician and leader,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room.
All First Choice Emergency Room facilities are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. The facility is staffed exclusively with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. The facility is equipped with state of the art diagnostic technology (CT Scanners, Ultrasound, Digital X-ray) and on-site COLA and CLIA accredited laboratories to handle emergency needs on the spot.
The North Dallas Tollway facility will be located at 4535 Frankford Road, Dallas, TX 75287. For more information, visit http://www.fcer.com/locations/dallas-map/north-dallas-tollway/.
About First Choice Emergency Room
First Choice Emergency Room (FCER.com) is the nation’s leading freestanding emergency room system; it is both largest and the oldest. First Choice Emergency Room is revolutionizing the delivery of emergency medical services for adult and pediatric emergencies. First Choice Emergency Room facilities are innovative, freestanding, and fully equipped emergency rooms with state of the art diagnostic technology (CT Scanners, Ultrasound, and Digital X-ray) and on-site labs. All First Choice Emergency Room locations are exclusively staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. First Choice ER has eleven locations in the Houston area, eleven in the Dallas/Ft Worth area, two in the Austin area, one in the Denver area and one in Colorado Springs. According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey, FCER provides the highest quality emergency medical care—ranking in the top 1 percentile of patient care nationally and received the 2013 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award.