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First Choice Emergency Room

San Antonio - Stone Oak LOCATION


23511 Hardy Oak Blvd.

San Antonio, TX 78258


Open 24 Hours


(210) 451-8340


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 - Stone Oak facility is located at the corner of Hardy Oak Blvd. and Wilderness Oak Blvd. in Far North Central San Antonio.


Stephen Paulson, MD, FACEP

After graduating from Southwest Texas State University, Dr. Paulson received his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School At Houston. He completed his emergency medicine residency at the Denver Health Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident. Prior to joining First Choice ER, Dr. Paulson served as an emergency physician for the United States Air Force, and most recently for Emergency Physician Affiliates staffing the San Antonio area Baptist Hospitals. Most recently he was the Facility Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room’s Northwest San Antonio facility. He currently lives in the Texas Hill Country with his wife and three sons.