Adeptus Health Opens First Texas Hospital in Houston, Texas Providing Patients Increased Access to Emergency Care

Published: Oct 14, 2016

LEWISVILLE, Texas, Oct. 14, 2016 -- Adeptus Health has officially opened First Texas Hospital in Houston, Texas, a full-service community hospital with full Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) certification from the Joint Commission.

“Today, we’re proud to unveil the latest achievement in our mission of increased access to the highest quality emergency care in the communities we serve,” said Graham B. Cherrington, President and Chief Operating Officer of Adeptus Health. “We are pleased to open our doors and look forward to serving more patients in the Houston area.”

The Joint Commission’s CMS certification recognizes First Texas Hospital complies with the highest national standards for safety and quality of care and is committed to continually improving patient care. This step also allows for 23 freestanding First Choice Emergency Room locations in greater Houston to now accept all insurance including Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare.

According to The American College of Emergency Physicians’ (ACEP) 2014 National Report Card, Texas received an F in access to emergency healthcare, underscoring the need for additional access to emergency care. The opening of First Texas Hospital will provide the people of northwest Houston with increased access to the highest quality medical care.

“First Texas Hospital is committed to providing a uniquely personalized healthcare experience in a setting that features a high nurse-to-patient ratio,” said Maridel Acosta, CEO of First Texas Hospital. ”The hospital offers a complete range of medical and surgical services and is equipped with the latest clinical and diagnostic equipment. Backed by a certified and caring staff of medical professionals, First Texas Hospital has been designed to meet the needs of our patients, their family members and guests.”

First Texas Hospital, licensed by the state as a general hospital, includes 50 inpatient beds, three operating rooms and 13 ER treatment rooms that include advanced diagnostic equipment and an on-site laboratory, which allows patients with a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries requiring immediate medical attention to be treated.

Designed from the patient’s point of view, First Texas Hospital also offers private rooms, an epicurean kitchen and grill complete with onsite chef, free Wi-Fi access and free parking. The hospital is located at 9922 Louetta Road and open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

To learn more about First Texas Hospital, visit To learn more about First Choice Emergency Room, visit

About Adeptus Health Inc.

Adeptus Health (NYSE: ADPT) is a leading patient-centered healthcare organization expanding access to the highest quality emergency medical care through its network of freestanding emergency rooms and partnerships with premier healthcare providers. Adeptus Health owns and operates First Choice Emergency Room, the nation's largest and oldest network of freestanding emergency rooms and owns and/or operates facilities in partnership with Texas Health Resources in Texas, UCHealth in Colorado, Dignity Health in Arizona, Ochsner Health System in Louisiana and Mount Carmel Health System in Ohio. All Adeptus Health freestanding facilities are fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology, on-site laboratory, and staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. For the last three years, Adeptus Health has exceeded the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction according to patient feedback collected nationwide by Press Ganey Associates Inc. Adeptus Health also was named a 2016 Best Workplaces in Healthcare by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine. For more information please visit

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

Editor’s Note: Please see below a list of all 23 First Choice Emergency Room facilities in greater Houston that now accept all insurance including Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare.

Atascocita / Humble

5324 Atascocita Rd., Suite T, Humble, TX 77346

Barker / Cypress

9740 Barker Cypress Rd, Suite 108, Cypress, TX 77433

Briar Forest

1717 Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, TX 77077


3840 West Davis St., Conroe, TX 77304


28606 Northwest Fwy., Cypress, TX 77433

Cypress Grant Road

13105 Louetta Rd., Cypress, TX 77429

Deer Park

3701 Center St., Deer Park, TX 77536

Houston - Fallbrook

13338 Tomball Pkwy., Houston, TX 77086

Houston – Jones Road

9530 Jones Rd., Houston, TX 77065


1510 S. Mason Rd., Katy, TX 77450

Katy – Cinco Ranch

9422 Spring Green Blvd., Katy, TX 77494


2158 Northpark Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339

Missouri City Lakes

4885 Texas 6, Missouri City, TX 77459

Pearland – Silverlake

2752 Sunrise Blvd., Pearland, TX 77584


8111 West Grand Parkway South. Richmond, TX 77407


24003 Southwest Fwy., Rosenberg, TX 77471

Sienna Plantation

8927 Hwy 6, Missouri City, TX 77459

Spring – Gleannloch

8929 Spring Cypress Rd., Spring, TX 77379

Spring – Kuykendahl

21301 Kuykendahl, Suite A, Spring, TX 77379

Spring – Rayford

621 Rayford Rd., Spring, TX 77386


12665 W Lake Houston Pkwy. Houston, TX 77044

The Woodlands

10333 Kuykendahl, Suite B, The Woodlands, TX 77382

The Woodlands – Creekside

26306 Kukendahl Rd. Tomball, TX 77375