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Central Austin Emergency Room Austin, TX

Physicians Premier is a freestanding emergency room that is open 24/7, ready to treat all your minor and major emergency medical needs minus the wait. Our Central Austin ER goes above and beyond the standard of emergency care. We offer a safe, compassionate, and clean environment in which to care for all your emergency needs.

Time matters in a medical emergency. Physicians Premier Central Austin offers premium care without the long wait experienced in a traditional hospital emergency room setting. Most importantly, our board-certified doctors and expert medical team are committed to providing you with the highest level of care.

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About the Services

Our Central Austin ER facility offers a wide range of emergency room services. We deliver high-quality emergency care to patients of all ages.

EMERGENCY CARE

  • Headaches
  • Fever/Flu
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Blood Clots
  • Migraines
  • Asthma
  • Sinus Infections
  • Skin Rashes
  • Dehydration
  • Chest Pain
  • Strep Throat

TRAUMA CARE

  • Concussions
  • Sprains
  • Dislocations
  • Seizures
  • Insect Bites/Stings
  • Burns
  • Broken Bones
  • Lacerations
  • Animal Bites
  • Sports Injuries

CENTRAL AUSTIN, TEXAS

Founders

Arthur Abello

MD FACEP, Co-Founder, Managing Partner
Dr. Abello grew up in Dallas, TX and graduated from Vanderbilt University before earning a medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.  He received his training in emergency medicine at Christus Spohn Hospital Trauma Center in Corpus Christi, TX and is certified by the ...
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Timothy Carter

MD, Co-Founder, Managing Partner
Dr. Carter provides start-up and corporate experience as well as clinical expertise in Emergency Medicine. From 1991 - 2003, Dr. Carter gained valuable management and director experience in the competitive petrochemical markets. He assisted in expansion projects for Dixie Industrial Services Corp. ...
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Joseph Olson

DO, Co-Founder, Managing Partner
Dr. Olson earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Minnesota Duluth. After receiving his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton, Dr. Olson completed emergency medicine training at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine Christus i...
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Christion Rice

MD, MBA, FAAEM, Co-Founder Managing Partner
Dr. Rice is an emergency medicine physician, born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley.  He earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Statistics from the University of Texas Pan American and a degree in medicine from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston,...
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Jared Shahan

MD, Co-Founder Managing Partner
Dr. Shahan is co-founder, COO and sits on the board of managers of Physicians Premier ER, a freestanding ER with facilities in the Central & Coastal region of Texas and in operation since the Fall of 2014.Dr. Shahan received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in 2000 and earned...
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OUR TEAM

Jori Short

RN, Nurse Manager/Facility Administrator
Jori is an experienced Emergency Room Nurse who began her career in Austin after graduating from Lakeview College of Nursing. In her career she has worked in various managerial roles including Assistant Director of Quality for an Emergency Medicine Service line in New York. While living in New...
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Jeremy Kenter

DO, Medical Director
Dr. Kenter is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician that has been in practice since 2011. He attended Baylor University for his undergraduate degree and attended medical school at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona.Dr. Kenter completed his residency training in Emergency Medicin...
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About Us

Physicians Premier, your Central Austin ER, is a freestanding emergency room that gives premium 24/7 emergency medical care. We offer emergency services any day of the week and around the clock.

Our emergency room is fully equipped to handle all of your medical emergencies. With a full-service radiology and laboratory services, we can provide you with invaluable information to make the most informed decision about your treatment.

FEATURES / PROCEDURES / QUALITIES

Here’s why we are a cut above hospital emergency rooms and urgent care centers.

Features/Procedures Physicians PremierHospital ERUrgent Care Clinic
Treats lacerations, sprains, bruises, etc Yes Yes Yes
Treats chest pain/heart attack Yes Yes No
Treats abdominal pain Yes Yes No
Treats respiratory distress Yes Yes No
CT scanners and digital X-rays for head injuries, chest pain, broken bones, etc Yes Yes No
EKG and cardiac enzyme analysis Yes Yes No
Ultrasound Yes Yes No
Cardiac onsite lab tests Yes Yes No
Transfer arrangements with nearby hospital if needed Yes Yes No
Streamlined billing Yes No No
Drastically reduced wait time Yes No No
Immediate access to board-certified physicians Yes No No
Fully certified Laboratory for quick results/diagnosis Yes No No
Easy and convenient billing Yes No No

At Physicians Premier, your Central Austin ER, we aim to provide all kinds of patients with immediate, high-quality emergency care. When you come through our doors, expect to be greeted by a caring staff and be seen by a board-certified emergency room physician who are ready to provide you with first class, time-sensitive care.

Visit us at 5525 Burnet Rd., Suite A, Austin, Texas.

5525 Burnet Road Suite A Austin, Texas 78757

(512) 371-0911

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Our PATIENTS

  • I have been here twice, once for me and once for my daughter. Dr. Kenyon and Dr. Grieme are the absolute best. The staff is courteous and thoughtful. We were in and out very quickly. I have recommended to all of my friends and coworkers. Great addition to the community. Love this place!

    - Shelly S. | Corpus Christi, TX

  • So relieved I did not have to wait forever to be seen. Knew this was going to be my next place to go versus a hospital emergency room. Feel so much better now and to know the cause of the pain is such a relief. Thank you all so much for the courteous kind care.

    - Colleen I. | Corpus Christi, TX

  • Such a wonderful ER, my husband has been here twice and both times has been taken right in and given the best care! We know we can rely on Physicians Premier ER for our emergent needs! Thank You to the wonderful and caring staff!

    - Audra C. | Corpus Christi, TX

  • Trustworthy doctors, caring and knowledgeable staff across the board, great facilities and equipment, short wait, thoughtful details and patient-oriented service, and the whole medical center is aesthetically pleasing– like icing on the cake! We are grateful for the experience we had there.

    - Lori M. | Corpus Christi, TX

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