First Choice Emergency Room Announces Dr. Stephen Van Roekel as…

First Choice Emergency Room

First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Dr. Stephen Van Roekel, as the Regional Medical Officer of its Austin, TX region.

“We are very excited to announce Dr. Van Roekel will be the Regional Medical Officer of our Austin Region,” said Dr. Ricardo Martinez, Chief Medical Officer of First Choice Emergency Room. “We know he and his fellow physicians will deliver the highest quality emergency medical care to the Austin Community.”

After graduating from Michigan State University, Dr. Van Roekel received his medical degree from Des Moines University in Iowa. He completed his emergency medicine residency at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Van Roekel has worked for First Choice Emergency Room since 2009 and currently serves as the Facility Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room – Austin Arboretum and First Choice Emergency Room- Austin Riverside.

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).

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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, 2015, and 2016 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for exceeding the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction nationwide. First Choice Emergency Room is an Adeptus Health company.

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