First Choice Emergency Room Announces Dr. Ed Powers as Medical Director of the Colorado Springs - Powers Facility

Ed Powers, MD Welcomed to His New Role

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First Choice Emergency Room

Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) August 11, 2014

First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced Ed Powers, MD as the Medical Director of its Colorado Springs – Powers facility.

“We are pleased to announce that Dr. Powers will now be the medical director of our Colorado Springs – Powers facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room.

Dr. Powers received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and his medical degree from Rush University in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Powers also has a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master of Science in Aerospace Medicine from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He completed his emergency medicine residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center and his Preventive Medicine and Aerospace Medicine residency at Wright State University. He is board-certified in emergency medicine and aerospace medicine. Previously, Dr. Powers worked as a NASA Flight Surgeon at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Powers also worked as a staff physician at a First Choice Emergency Room in Houston. Dr. Powers now lives in Colorado Springs with his family.

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 Colorado Springs - Powers facility is located at 2770 N. Powers Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80922. For more information, visit http://www.fcer.com/locations/colorado-springs-map/colorado-springs-powers/.

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, San Antonio, Colorado Springs and Denver. 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 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence for exceeding the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction nationwide. First Choice Emergency Room is an Adeptus Health (NYSE:ADPT) company.


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