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UCHealth Emergency Room



9505 Ralston Rd

Arvada, CO 80002


Open 24 Hours


(720) 390-6200

First Choice Emergency Room is now part of UCHealth, offering high quality emergency care when you need it.

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 ER is located at 58th St and Ralston Rd. in Arvada, Colorado.



Nils Albert, M.D., FACEP

Dr. Albert received his undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont and his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado and his emergency medicine residency at Denver Health. He is board-certified in emergency medicine. Prior to joining First Choice Emergency Room, Dr. Albert worked as a staff physician at Lutheran Hospital in Arvada, Colorado, Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center in Walsenburg, Colorado, Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado and at Northern Colorado Medical Center in Greely, Colorado. Dr. Albert currently lives in Evergreen, Colorado with his wife and three children.