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Emergency Room Clear Lake, Houston

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 Clear Lake 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 Clear Lake 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.


About our Services

Physicians Premier in Clear Lake, TX is a 24/7 medical emergency facility. We provide efficient, compassionate care, regardless of age.

You have a choice when you have a medical emergency. Going to a traditional hospital emergency room will most likely involve traveling a fair distance, which will only compound to the stress of the situation. In addition, having to wait in an overcrowded waiting room will not help either.

Once you walk into our doors, you can feel the Physicians Premier difference. Expect to be warmly greeted and to be quickly seen and assessed by one of our highly-trained, board-certified emergency physicians.

No matter what your medical needs are – from abdominal pains to chest pains to serious injuries, we are ready to care for you, without the need for an appointment, and without the hassles and long waits typical in a traditional hospital emergency room.

Physicians Premier in Clear Lake, TX is a freestanding emergency room that is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. From our expert emergency medical team to the equipment we use, it is evident that we are dedicated to providing our community with compassionate service and the best level of emergency medical care.

Our facility is equipped with imaging capabilities like CT scan, X-ray, and ultrasound, pediatric emergency care, and a laboratory that allows for prompt testing, assessment, and accurate diagnosis.

Biofire syndromic testing, that can test for almost 50 of the top respiratory and gastrointestinal pathogens. That means that we can have proof of a virus vs bacteria so no unnecessary medications are prescribed”

Information: all your results are given to you at the end of your visit and can easily be faxed directly to your primary care or specialist, as well.

Refer to the list below to know more about our services.


  • CT Scans
  • EKG
  • Cardiac Monitoring
  • Ventilation/Intubation
  • Digital X-Rays
  • Ultrasounds
  • Splints, Slings, Crutches, Ortho Boots
  • Strep, Mono, and Flu Tests


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


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



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

Kate Anzaldua

BSN RN, Nurse Manager/Facility Administrator
Kate earned her Nursing degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada in 2003.  Since graduating she has worked in various Emergency Room settings from large community based hospitals to Freestanding ED’s. Emergency nursing is her passion and elevating the profession is what keeps her motiv...
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Quan Nguyen

MD, Medical Director
Dr. Nguyen received his medical degree from Penn State University College of Medicine in 2009. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Texas, Houston Health Sciences, working at Memorial Hermann Level 1 Trauma Center, Lyndon B. Johnson County Hospital, and Texas Childr...
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Ethan O’Connell

MD, Physician Group Representative
Dr. O’Connell received his bachelor degrees in Spanish and Biology from Ripon College in Wisconsin.  He later completed his medical education through American University of the Caribbean. Following medical school, he completed an internship in General and Trauma surgery in Detroit, Michigan befor...
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About Us

The Physicians Premier Clear Lake Emergency Room offers highly experienced emergency medical providers and top-of-the-line medical technology.

Our offerings include CT Scans, X-rays, EKGs, ultrasound, and more. Having state-of-the-art equipment ensures fast and accurate diagnosis. We are staffed with only the most experienced, highly-trained, and compassionate medical staff, and we are ready to care for any of your medical needs.

Our welcoming facility offers comprehensive medical care, treating both minor and major illnesses. You can always count on our team of medical experts to deliver quality emergency care that you deserve – from trauma care, diagnostic tests, to imaging for a broken bone.


Physicians Premier in Clear Lake, TX is your best choice for your family’s medical needs. Our facility is fully-equipped to care for patients of all ages. Open 24/7, we provide the Clear Lake community with the same emergency services found in a traditional hospital emergency room, minus the long wait times.

Physicians Premier at Clear Lake, TX offers the following:

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

Emergencies are always unplanned, coming at a moment when you least expect it. Physicians Premier in Clear Lake, TX wants to help by providing extraordinary care through dedicated focus on each of our patients – with little to no wait.

To know more about us at Physicians Premier, we encourage you to browse our site for a virtual tour. Feel free to visit us anytime at 3351 Clear Lake City Blvd., Suite 100, Houston, TX 77059.

For further details or inquiries, you may reach us at (281) 280-0911.

3351 Clear Lake City Blvd., Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77059

(281) 280-0911

Your care comes first — every time. That’s our guarantee.

When you see this building, you know you’ve come to the right place.

From our team to yours, we wanted to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! We’re feeling very thankful for this community. Thank you! Stay happy. Stay healthy. We are open all Thanksgiving should you not feel well or have an accident.

Exceptional service and care — that’s our guarantee.

When you’re here, we’ve got your back.

This is what our waiting room looks like, but you won’t need to wait!

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  • This place was great. The staff is all amazing (Craig in particular is wonderful - had me relaxed with a smile even though I was in severe pain). They took excellent care of me, absolutely nothing like the crazy bigger ERs.

    - Katie A

  • While the circumstances of the visit aren’t the best, the treatment absolutely was! Efficient, effective, and the entire staff was extremely personable. It was as good an experience as you could have at an Emergency Room, I suppose! Thanks, Dr. Sung!

    - Marianne S.

  • I went in for a complimentary flu shot & had an awesome experience! Everyone was very friendly & the shot was painless! Great place for any illness or injury - from stitches to having a baby! Very nice, clean & sterile facility! The receptionist even watched my little guy as he played while I got my shot! Best experience ever!

    - Kassy G.

  • I had an EKG, blood work, an x-ray, and a consult with the Doctor all in under an hour and a half. I am thoroughly impressed with this ER. The staff was beyond amazing and they also get bonus points for having a great sense of humor.

    - Alli C.

  • Thanks to the staff at Physicians Premier; they treated my wife like family. Excellent service - man, I love this place! If I ever need a place to go during a medical emergency, I'll come here once again. Thanks!

    - John E.

  • This place was amazing. The doctor, nurse, and receptionist - all-around the best. I felt like I was some famous person with how they treated me so nicely. They answered all of my questions and gave me great advice. Now I can go home and get my lungs and cough out to bed. Thanks to everyone there.

    - Jessica K.

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