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Potranco Er
First Choice Emergency Room

San Antonio - Potranco LOCATION


738 TX-1604 Loop

San Antonio, TX 78251


Open 24 Hours


(210) 462-9870


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.

Our San Antonio - Potranco ER is located on Texas Loop 1604 between FM 1957 and Military Drive.


Carl Bonnett, MD

Dr. Bonnett received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Iowa before completing his emergency medicine residency at Denver Health Medical Center. Dr. Bonnett is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army National Guard and has been deployed in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan. Most recently, Dr. Bonnett was an emergency physician at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Denver, Colorado. He is board-certified in emergency medicine and has over ten years practicing emergency medicine.