Local Residents Can Skip the Long Wait Times at the Hospital ER to Receive
Responsive, Compassionate Care from Experienced, Board-Certified ER Physicians
Pflugerville, TX, November 9, 2015 –Pflugerville and Hutto area residents now have a new option for 24/7 emergency room care and medical services with the promise of being door-to-doctor in minutes. Five Star ER | Pflugerville/Hutto is a state-licensed emergency center located at the southeast corner of SH 130 and Gattis School Road. The state-of-the-art facility provides the same high-quality medical care available in a traditional hospital-based emergency room and is staffed by emergency room physicians who have worked in the busiest, most prestigious hospital ERs across Austin.
Residents from Star Ranch to Forest Creek and Steeds Crossing, Blackhawk and other neighborhoods will benefit from the convenient location as well as the highly personalized and responsive care provided by Five Star ER’s board-certified emergency room physicians and their experienced emergency room staff.
“There are times when a family member or friend needs to go to the ER, but you dread the drive, the crowded lobby and long wait times. With the phenomenal growth Pflugerville and Hutto have experienced over the last few years, we saw the need for providing exceptional emergency services located close to emerging residential areas,” said Dr. Mike Zimmerman, MD, MS, FACEP and medical director of Five Star ER | Pflugerville/Hutto. “With board-certified ER physicians practicing in Austin for decades, we have a passion for serving local community needs and look forward to providing responsive, compassionate emergency medical care as needed.”
The design of the facility, guided by Five Star ER’s award-winning team, focuses on the needs of both patients and the emergency care workers who serve them. The 7,800 square-foot emergency center features five private exam rooms plus two treatment rooms, an onsite laboratory and imaging services for rapid diagnosis and treatment. Diagnostic imaging capabilities include digital CT scans and X-rays, as well as formal and bedside ultrasounds. Five Star ER also provides a variety of laboratory services, including complete blood counts and metabolic panels, cardiac enzymes analysis, and blood gas profiling.
Five Star ER | Pflugerville/Hutto is the final of four locations to open in 2015.
About Five Star ER
Five Star ER, based in Austin, Texas, is a freestanding emergency department owned and operated by Emergency Service Partners (ESP), a physician-owned group providing emergency medical care in Central Texas emergency rooms since 1988. ESP is also the exclusive provider of emergency physician services to the Seton Healthcare Family. Five Star ER, in partnership with the Seton Healthcare Family, leverages the existing relationship to offer continuity of care should there be a need for patient transfer. Operational hours for Five Star ER facilities are 24/7/365.