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First Choice Emergency Room

San Antonio - Helotes LOCATION


12285 Bandera Road

Helotes, TX 78023


Open 24 Hours


(210) 595-6790


First Choice Emergency Room is the nation’s leading freestanding emergency room system; it is both largest and the oldest. 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. All First Choice Emergency Room locations are exclusively staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and emergency trained registered nurses.

Our San Antonio - Helotes ER is located in the southeast corner of Bandera Rd and Cedar Trail.


Lara Dean, MD

Dr.Dean received her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in College Station and her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, TX. Prior to joining First Choice Emergency Room,she served as an Emergency Physician at Baptist Hospital System in San Antonio, TX. Between 2010 and 2014, Dr. Dean served as Medical Director of Acadian Ambulance Services in Bexar County San Antonio. She also served as an Emergency Physician at Methodist Stone Oak Emergency Department. Dr. Dean is board-certified in emergency medicine with over fifteen years of clinical experience.