FORT WORTH – Medical City ER White Settlement, a department of Medical City Fort Worth, will open at 9650 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth, TX 76108 (at the corner of Legacy Dr. and White Settlement Rd.) on Wednesday, May 8.

Medical City ER White Settlement is a full-service emergency department staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The 11,600 square foot emergency department includes 12 private patient treatment rooms, a trauma room, a full laboratory, and a radiology suite with X-ray and CT imaging. Medical City ER White Settlement will treat patients of all ages, including pediatric patients. On-call specialists and consultation services will be provided by hospital medical staff, with seamless admission to Medical City Fort Worth for inpatient services should a higher level of care or inpatient services be required.

"As an extension of Medical City Fort Worth, we are pleased to provide the community of White Settlement with vital emergency services," said Jyric Sims, CEO of Medical City Fort Worth. "Now, residents of White Settlement and West Fort Worth will no longer have to travel a long distance to receive quick, convenient and potentially lifesaving emergency care."

Medical City ER White Settlement is part of a major capital investment initiative of more than $1.7 billion spent or committed over four years across the Medical City Healthcare system. Investments include expansion and improvements to existing hospitals, new services trauma, oncology, and behavioral healthcare, upgraded technology and the purchase and construction of new facilities.

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, May 3 at 11 a.m. Medical City Fort Worth CEO Jyric Sims, hospital trustees, White Settlement Mayor Ron White, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Vice President Beth Pulliam, staff and community leaders are expected to attend.