Get high-quality emergency medical services at The Emergency Clinic at The Pearl

The Emergency Clinic at the Pearl offers fast, effective, and comfortable emergency room care to San Antonio and the surrounding area with low wait times and transparent billing. Located in the Pearl District of San Antonio, our San Antonio emergency room provides services to manage both major and minor emergencies for all ages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Whether a patient is facing abdominal pain or serious chest pains, our knowledgeable nurses and physicians are available around the clock to provide personalized, comprehensive, and compassionate care with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment available onsite.

What our emergency clinic offers

The Emergency Clinic at the Pearl provides elite emergency services for all residents of San Antonio and areas surrounding The Pearl District, including Alamo Heights. We handle everything from minor to major emergency care needs, including:

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Additionally, our emergency room in the Pearl is completely equipped to diagnose and treat medical emergencies. Our facilities offer the following additional services:

Meet the medical director at The Emergency Clinic at The Pearl

Michael Magoon, MD

Dr. Michael Magoon is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and has more than 20 years of Emergency Medicine experience. He has been accepted as a “Fellow” in both the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Magoon has worked at Wilford Hall USAF and Brooke Army trauma centers, Baptist and Methodist Emergency Departments, and the Shannon West Texas trauma center in San Angelo.

Dr. Magoon 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. He has extensive experience in pre-hospital care; including training with the Counter Narcotics Task Force in Washington D.C 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.

The Magoon’s have lived in San Antonio since 1990 and have made their home in Alamo Heights. We are so proud of our outstanding team of clinicians and look forward to continued service to the Alamo Heights community.


B.S. – 1985 – Michigan State University – East Lansing, MI
M.D. – 1989 – Wayne State University – Detroit, MI
Residency – 1990 – Emergency Medicine – Joint Military Medical Centers
Chief Resident – 1993 – Emergency Medicine – Joint Military Medical Centers

Professional Associations

  • Diplomate – American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Bexar County Medical Society


  • Texas Super Doctor (2012-2014) – Texas Monthly 
  • Best ER Doctor (2012-2014) – SA Magazine
  • Best General Practice Physician (2012-2014) – SA Magazine
  • Best ER Doctor (2014, 2015) – SA Scene
  • Best General Practice Physician (2014, 2015) – SA Scene

Our medical staff

The Emergency Clinic at the Pearl is fully staffed by highly experienced emergency doctors, nurses, and technicians who can tend to all your medical needs gently and effectively. With hospital-grade technology and imaging equipment at our disposal, we have everything we need to provide the best emergency care near Alamo Heights. Our physicians are on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for any emergency that strikes.

The Emergency Clinic at the Pearl is a designated safe baby location

Under the Baby Moses Law, parents are allowed to surrender their babies younger than 60 days at a hospital, fire station, free-standing emergency center, or EMS station. If you have a newborn that you’re unable to care for, you can bring your baby to a designated safe place with no questions asked; the Emergency Clinic at The Pearl is one of these designated safe places. You can find out more information about this law in the Texas Family Code, Chapter 262, Sub-chapter D. Emergency Possession of Certain Abandoned Children.