Emergency Care Houston

When emergencies occur, every second counts. For critical conditions, our team of knowledgeable physicians is ready to provide immediate emergency care when you need it most. Visit the Village Emergency Centers for quality emergency care. You’ll be in good hands.


What is Emergency Care?

Emergency care is for conditions that are critical, life-threatening, and require immediate medical intervention. The condition should be considered serious, and sufficient medical attention should be a priority.

Emergency care is centered on providing immediate medical care as efficiently as possible, in many cases, to save lives.

What Are the Most Common Reasons for Emergency Care Visits?

Here are some reasons people seek emergency care:

Abdominal pain
Pain in the abdomen can range from minor to life-threatening. While pain may be the only symptom, other symptoms that may occur with abdominal pain include diarrhea or constipation, rectal bleeding, heartburn, nausea, and vomiting.

Chest pain
Pressure and pain in the chest is an especially concerning symptom that should be taken seriously and may indicate a heart attack or lung condition. It’s often recommended that high-risk chest pain patients are medically observed for some time, even after treatment ends and the pain subsides.

A fall can cause a sprain, fracture, or a more serious injury. If you hit your head, or you notice a deformity somewhere in your body, changes in the color of the injured area, or loss of sensation, it’s best to seek medical attention.

Shortness of breath
Allergies, pneumonia, a cardiac event, and other reasons can induce shortness of breath. A rapid medical assessment is necessary to determine the cause of your breathing problems.

While most headaches aren’t serious and go away on their own, some can be excruciatingly painful, lingering, and concerning. In these cases, the focus is to rule out serious conditions, and treat and relieve pain and other symptoms.

What Is the Difference an Emergency Room and Urgent Care Clinic?

An urgent care center treats most of the same things a normal healthcare provider treats, the advantage being that these centers often have extended hours and don’t require an appointment.

Emergency care centers are equipped to handle life-threatening and critical conditions. For example, if you’re having chest pain, shortness of breath, and are concerned it could be a heart attack, the emergency room is the place to go.

Village Emergency Centers is a freestanding, 24-hour emergency room with the same capacity to treat critical conditions as a hospital-based emergency room. The difference is in the little-to-no wait time, free and easy parking, convenient location, a higher standard of care, and more.


What Our Patients are Saying

Natasha Martinez

“Actual fast, friendly, affordable and professional service! The staff is great!” …

Jay Karahan

“Visited this wonderful, friendly and professional neighborhood urgent care facility for urgent care there recently and was impressed by their attention to detail, professionalism and kind care. Dr. Luna-Gonzales was calming and handle…

Cathryn Dodd

“Being a self pay patient, I called first to get quoted on prices. I was informed that they do not do that over the phone, but to come in and they could quote me. From the front desk, to the interaction with the nurse, then ending with the doctor, I had a wo…

Stacey Sperier

“Very professional. Put me at ease. Fast.”…

Carlos Gonzales

“Was having palpitations in my chest. The physician and nursing staff tended to me immediately. Checked my vital signs, EKG and labs without delay and I was reassured that everything was fine. I was in and out in 30 min. Excellent service and facility.

Jason Carlton

“Dr. Cruz did an amazing job with my daughter, as well as the nurse. The explained things really well took care of us very fast and got us on our way. Having been through a lot of traumatic experiences in hospitals and emergency rooms, this was definitely a …