First Choice Emergency Room Announces Dr. Stephen Paulson as Medical Director of New San Antonio, Texas Facility

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Stephen Paulson, MD, FACEP to Lead Stone Oak Facility

First Choice Emergency Room

First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Stephen Paulson, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Stone Oak facility in San Antonio, Texas.

“We are pleased to announce Dr. Paulson will be the Facility Medical Director of our new Stone Oak facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room.

After graduating from Southwest Texas State University, Dr. Paulson received his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School At Houston. He completed his emergency medicine residency at the Denver Health Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident. Prior to joining First Choice ER, Dr. Paulson served as an emergency physician for the United States Air Force, and most recently for Emergency Physician Affiliates staffing the San Antonio area Baptist Hospitals. Most recently he was the Facility Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room’s Northwest San Antonio facility. He currently lives in the Texas Hill Country with his wife and three sons.

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 Stone Oak facility will be located at 23511 Hardy Oak Blvd, San Antonio, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.fcer.com/locations/san-antonio/san-antonio-stone-oak/

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 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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