Albuquerque ER & Hospital Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

Hospital opened its doors in June 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 11, 2020, Albuquerque, New Mexico: Albuquerque ER & Hospital is excited to celebrate its one-year anniversary in June 2020. The hospital will mark the anniversary with a birthday event for staff.

Over the past year, Albuquerque ER & Hospital has celebrated many important milestones:

  • Became the highest patient-rated hospital in New Mexico and the only Emergency Room to guarantee a less than 10-minute wait.
  • Became the only hospital in NM certified to administer ZULRESSO™, a medicine approved by the FDA to treat postpartum depression.
  • Served 13 local middle and high schools with student sports physicals and returned 100% of the proceeds back to each student’s school. The initiative raised nearly $5,000 in donations in 2019 and is expected to donate even more in 2020.
  • Responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with increased patient safety measures, testing availability, and additional support for patients and their families.

“We are incredibly proud to celebrate our one-year anniversary of serving the community of Albuquerque” said Dr. Sanjay Kholwadwala, CEO of Albuquerque ER & Hospital. “We want people to know we’re brand new and that we’ve only just begun. We will continue to provide our patients with a higher standard of care and a commitment to putting their needs and the needs of our community at the forefront.”

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Albuquerque ER and Hospital opened in June of 2019. Its mission is to provide the residents of northern New Mexico and surrounding communities with access to exceptional emergency care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Albuquerque ER & Hospital provides immediate access to the best physicians, nurses, and support staff our community has to offer in a modern, calm setting. Our dedicated staff and resources allow patients to be seen by a board-certified emergency room physician within ten minutes of arrival. Because all our physicians are also owners, patients receive a higher level of personal attention.

Comprehensive Emergency Care for Adults & Children; On-site Laboratory testing; Walk-In Outpatient Services Including X-Ray, MRI, CT, and Ultrasound; and Occupational Medicine.

With four inpatient rooms, Albuquerque ER & Hospital provides short-term stays for patients needing more extended care while our network of specialists ensures each patient receives the quality care they deserve.

Albuquerque ER & Hospital is always open - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - including holidays. For more information, please call 505.431.1900 or visit

Lisa Neal