First Choice Emergency Room Names New DFW/Austin Medical Director

John Ansohn, DO, FAAFP, FACEP Welcomed to His New Role

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First Choice Emergency Room

Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) January 04, 2013

First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency system in the United States, announced Dr. John Ansohn as the new DFW/Austin Medical Director.

Dr. Ansohn joined First Choice Emergency Room in 2011. He has practiced emergency medicine for over 17 years, initially practicing full-time at Baylor Regional Medical Center, Grapevine. Dr. Ansohn has provided EMS direction and oversight to 24 cities in the DFW area since 1988 and has served on both the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council and the Governor’s EMS Trauma Advisory Council. Dr. Ansohn was named the “Health Hero of the Year” in 2003 by the Forth Worth Business Press and received the “EMS Medical Director of the Year” award in 2005 from the Texas Department of Health and Human Services.

“I am very pleased to announce John’s new role at First Choice,” said Dr. James Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director. “John has been a key member of the FCER medical staff and will bring valuable leadership to our team as we continue to grow.”

Dr. Ansohn graduated Cum Laude from the University of North Texas Health Science Center with a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. He completed a rotating internship at the Northeast Community Hospital in Bedford, Texas and practiced as a family physician from 1986-1997 in Southlake, Texas.

Dr. Ansohn served as an active duty and reserve Medical Corp Office in the U.S. Army and retired after 26 years with the rank of Colonel.

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. The facilities are equipped with state of the art diagnostic technology (CT scanners, digital x-ray and ultrasound) and COLA and CLIA accredited laboratories to handle emergency needs on the spot.

To learn more about First Choice Emergency Room, visit

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, 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. With eight locations in the Houston area, five in the Dallas/Ft Worth area and one in the Austin area, First Choice Emergency delivers high-quality patient care and ranks top in the nation in patient satisfaction.

For more information call (972) 899-6642 or contact Claire(dot)gibson(at)fcer(dot)com.


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