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First Choice Emergency Room Announces Dr. Lars Thestrup as Medical Director of Katy – Spring Green, Texas Facility

Lars Thestrup, M.D., to Lead Facility

Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) October 26, 2016



First Choice Emergency Room,
the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the
United States, named Dr. Lars Thestrup, as the Medical Director of its
new Katy – Spring Green facility.



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





Dr. Thestrup received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth
University-Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. He
completed his Residency in Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins
University, in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to joining First Choice
Emergency Room, Dr. Thestrup served as Assistant Medical Director for
the Houston Fire Department. Dr. Thestrup is certified in emergency
medicine and has over ten years of clinical experience.





First Choice Emergency Room Katy- Spring Green will open as an
outpatient department of First Texas Hospital and will accept all
insurance, including Medicare, Medicaid, and Tricare. For a list of all
First Choice Emergency Rooms in the greater Houston area that now accept
all insurance, please visit http://www.firsttexashospitalcyfair.com/locations.





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 Katy- Spring Green facility will be located at 1713 Spring Green Blvd., Katy, Texas 77494. For more information, visit http://fcer.com/locations/houston-map.





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, Houston, and San Antonio. 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, 2014 and 2015 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.





About First Texas Hospital



First Texas Hospital is a full service general hospital in Houston, TX. First Texas Hospital is equipped with 50 inpatient beds, three Operating Rooms, an emergency department, onsite laboratories and pharmacy, and an imaging department equipped with the latest in imaging equipment. The new hospital is capable of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and is providing the community 24/7 access to emergency medical care. For more information visit http://firsttexashospitalcyfair.com