First Choice Emergency Room Expands Reach to San Antonio, Texas

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First Choice ER opens its first facility in Northeast San Antonio.

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First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, opened its first facility in San Antonio, TX at 7 a.m. today. The Northeast San Antonio facility is located at 13434 Nacogdoches, San Antonio, TX 78217.

“We are pleased to announce our expansion to the San Antonio market and our entire team is eager to provide the highest quality medical care to the local community,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room.

Local dignitaries including Russell Sosa, District Director for State Senator Donna Campbell, were on hand at First Choice Emergency Room’s grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting yesterday. To celebrate this milestone and showcase its commitment to the community, First Choice Emergency Room also made a donation to James Madison High School.

On Saturday, February 1st from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., First Choice Emergency Room will host a community street party. The “Whambulance,” the branded monster truck ambulance, will be on display and there also will be face painting and performances from the James Madison High School band, choir, cheerleaders and ROTC.

First Choice Emergency Room has 29 facilities serving Dallas/Ft.Worth, Houston, Austin, Colorado and now San Antonio.

All First Choice Emergency Room facilities are open 24 hours per day, seven days per week. The facility is staffed exclusively with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. The facility is equipped with CT scanner, digital x-ray, ultrasound and on-site COLA and CLIA accredited laboratories to handle emergency needs on the spot.

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About First Choice Emergency Room
First Choice Emergency Room ( 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 29 facilities overall with 11 locations in the Houston area, 13 in the Dallas/Ft Worth area, two in the Austin area, one in San Antonio, one in Colorado Springs and one in Denver. According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey, FCER provides the highest quality emergency medical care—ranking in the top one percentile of patient care nationally and a 2013 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award recipient. First Choice Emergency Room is an Adeptus Health company.

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