The Emergency Clinic offers comprehensive emergency medical care services to the residents of Texas. We are located in two cities - San Antonio
and La Vernia. You can count on our highly experienced doctors, nurses and technicians to provide high-quality medical care. We have a physician is on-site 24-hours-of-the-day and seven-days-a-week.
Call our San Antonio clinic at 210-930-4500 and our La Vernia clinic at 830-779-3200 to learn more.
Dr. Michael Magoon, Emergency Physician
Dr. Michael Magoon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and has more than 20 years of experience working in the field of emergency medicine. He has been accepted as a fellow in The American College of Emergency Physicians and The American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Magoon has previously worked at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Brooke Army Trauma Center, Baptist and Methodist Emergency Departments and the Shannon West Texas Trauma Center in San Angelo.
Dr. Magoon graduated in Physiology with great distinction from the Michigan State University and he completed his Medical Doctorate at Wayne State University in Detroit. After completing an Internship at the renowned Detroit Medical Center, Dr. Magoon trained in emergency medicine at Brooke Army-Wilford Hall in San Antonio. Subsequently, he completed the UT Southwestern Teaching Fellowship and taught emergency medicine at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center. While in the Air Force, Dr. Magoon was recognized as one of two worldwide subject matter experts in emergency medicine.
Dr. Magoon has extensive experience in pre-hospital care including training with Counter Narcotics Task Force in Washington DC and the National Association of EMS Physicians. He served as the Medical Director for Lackland AFB EMS and as the Assistant Medical Director for the San Antonio AirLife Helicopter Rescue program. Mike has taught emergency medicine and pre-hospital care to medical residents, paramedics, flight nurses, PAs and nurses.
The Magoon's family has lived in San Antonio since 1990 and has made their home in Alamo Heights. That is where they opened the Alamo Heights Minor Emergency Clinic in 2007. This clinic was recognized by the San Antonio Magazine as the Best Minor Emergency Clinic, the same year.
Dr. Magoon has won various awards over the years. He was recognized in the Texas Monthly as a Texas Super Doctor consecutively in 2012, 2013, 2014. He was voted by SA Magazine as the Best ER Doctor in 2012, 2013 and 2014. He was called the Best General Practice Physician and the Best ER Doctor in 2014 and 2015 by the SA Scene.
Dr. Guillory, Emergency Physician
Dr. Guillory is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and has served the San Antonio community for over 10 years. He graduated with distinction from the Baylor University and received his medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, TX. He completed residency training in emergency medicine at UT Southwestern’s Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, TX.
After completing his medical training in 2004, Dr. Guillory moved to the La Vernia area and began his clinical practice in the emergency departments of the Baptist Health System. He continues caring for the often critically ill at Baptist Medical Center in downtown San Antonio till date. He joined Dr. Magoon at The Emergency Clinic Alamo Heights, formerly known as Alamo Heights Minor Emergency Clinic in 2007.
Stephen Clare, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Stephen Clare grew up in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1994. He then received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Incarnate Word in 1998. In 2004, Clare received a Master in Business Administration with an emphasis in healthcare from the Walden University. He then received a Masters in Nursing with a focus in Family, Emergency and Acute Care from the University of Alabama in 2010.
With a long-storied career in various emergency departments, Clare has had the opportunity to serve the San Antonio community since 1998. Clare also has the privilege of working closely with production companies and takes care of entertainers and their support crew.
Clare is nationally certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support.