An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.
The area of Gaston, NC has a population of approximately 8,541 people. There is 1 emergency physicians near Gaston, which gives it a ratio of 1 emergency physicians per 8,541 residents or a ratio of 1 emergency physicians per 3,519 households. There are 3,519 households in Gaston.