First Choice Emergency Room Opens 37th Facility in Houston, Texas

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Celebrates Briar Forest Facility with Donation to Westside High School

First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Briar Forest facility at 7 a.m. today. The facility is First Choice Emergency Room’s 37th facility systemwide and 14th facility in Houston. The new Briar Forest facility is located at 1717 Eldridge Parkway, Houston, Texas 77077 and is open 24-7.

“Our experienced clinical team is committed to delivering the highest quality emergency medical care to our neighbors in west Houston,” said Dr. Adan Atriham, Facility Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room Briar Forest.

To celebrate the opening, First Choice Emergency Room made a donation to Westside High School. The Westside High School Band accepted the donation at First Choice Emergency Room’s ribbon cutting yesterday with the Houston West Chamber of Commerce. Following the ribbon cutting, First Choice Emergency Room hosted a medical community open house.

On Saturday from 11a-1p, First Choice Emergency Room will host a community event and the Westside High School band will perform. Radio Disney will also be on-site with Maleficent prizes and giveaways.

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 facilities are staffed exclusively with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses.

To learn more about First Choice Emergency Room and the new Briar Forest facility, please visit

About First Choice Emergency Room

First Choice Emergency Room ( 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 three locations in the Austin area, 15 in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, 14 in the Houston area, one in the San Antonio area, two in Colorado Springs and two in the Denver area. 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 company.

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