Texas Health Harris Methodist Outpatient Center Burleson now
offers a stand-alone, 10-bed emergency department to care for the
emergent medical needs of the Burleson, Joshua and Crowley
The new emergency department is equipped to handle acute medical
emergencies and is located on the campus of Texas Health
"As the community continues to grow, we saw a need to increase
access to emergency services that are quick and convenient," said
Becky Tucker, administrator of Texas Health Burleson. "We are
excited about being the first stand-alone emergency department in
The emergency department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a
week and is staffed by the same physician group that delivers
emergency care at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospitals in Fort
Worth, Southwest Fort Worth and Cleburne.
"Our physicians and nurses are trained to handle a multitude of
medical conditions," said Dr. Brad Commons, medical director of
the emergency department at Texas Health Burleson. "Many medical
emergencies require immediate medical intervention and
"The emergency department in Burleson can be this communities'
first stop. If the patient requires a higher-level of care, the
patient will be sent to the appropriate hospital by air or ground
Texas Health officials designed the emergency department at
Burleson with the capability of expanding to 15 beds.
To contact the Emergency Department at Texas Health Burleson,
please call 817-782-8100.