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First Choice Emergency Room

The Woodlands LOCATION


10333 Kuykendahl Rd
Ste. B

The Woodlands, TX 77382


Open 24 Hours


(832) 381-1999


First Choice Emergency Room is the nation’s leading freestanding emergency room system; it is both largest and the oldest. First Choice Emergency Room facilities are innovative, freestanding, and fully equipped emergency rooms with state of the art diagnostic technology (CT Scanners, Ultrasound, Digital X-ray) and on-site labs. All First Choice Emergency Room locations are exclusively staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and emergency trained registered nurses.


David Carlyle, MD, PhD, FACEP

Dr. Carlyle completed a B.S. and PhD. In Physics at the University of Texas Austin and entered the University Medical Branch in Galveston. After his Internship in Surgery, he began to practice Emergency Medicine in Houston. He was among the first groups of Emergency Physicians to be Board Certified, completing his first certification in 1982. He has practiced EM for more than thirty years in Texas and Louisiana, and was at Northeast Medical Center Hospital in Humble, Texas for twenty years before joining First Choice Emergency Room as the Medical Director of the Kingwood facility. He also serves as the Medical Director of the Humble EMS. Dr. Carlyle lives in The Woodlands with his wife.