First Choice Emergency Room Announces Two New Regional Directors of Operations

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Brian Carey and Surya Desiraju Welcomed to First Choice Emergency Room

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First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, named Brian Carey the new Regional Director of Operations in Houston and Surya Desiraju the new Regional Director of Operations in Dallas/Fort Worth. The positions were created to add more infrastructure to First Choice Emergency Room as the company continues to expand. Both Regional Directors will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer, Graham Cherrington.

“As First Choice Emergency Room continues to grow, experienced healthcare leadership like Brian and Surya will ensure we continue to deliver the highest quality emergency care to our patients,” said Cherrington.

Previously, Carey was the Director of Operations in Houston, Texas at DaVita Dialysis, managing 16 dialysis sites. Carey is currently in the Army Reserves and holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He graduated from the United States Military Academy and received his MBA from the Yale School of Management.

Desiraju also worked at DaVita Dialysis, managing 22 dialysis facilities in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex as the Regional Operations Director. Desiraju completed his undergraduate education at the Birla Institute of Technology & Science in Pilani, India. He then received his Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and his MBA from McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.

First Choice Emergency Room currently has 8 facilities in the Houston area, 5 in Dallas/Fort Worth and 1 in the Austin area. All First Choice Emergency Room facilities are open 24 hours, 7 days a week and are staffed exclusively with board-certified emergency physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. Equipped with state of the art diagnostic technology (CT scanners, ultrasound, Digital X-Ray) and on-site labs, First Choice ER can handle emergency needs on the spot.

To learn more about First Choice ER, please visit FCER.com.

About First Choice Emergency Room

First Choice Emergency Room (http://www.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, both major and minor. First Choice Emergency Room facilities are innovative, freestanding, and fully equipped emergency rooms with state of the art diagnostic technology (CT Scanners, Ultrasound, Digital X-ray) and on-site labs. First Choice Emergency Room was named one of the 2013 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. All First Choice Emergency Room locations are exclusively staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. First Choice ER has eight locations in the Houston area, five in the Dallas/Ft Worth area and one in the Austin area.                 According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey, FCER provides the highest quality emergency medical care—topping all hospital and other freestanding ER providers in its region and national ranks in the 99th percentile of patient care.

For more information call (972) 899-6103 or contact Claire.Gibson(at)FCER(dot)com.

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