At Family ER + Urgent Care, we take great pride in our team. All of our physicians are emergency medicine residency trained and are certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine. This means they are highly skilled and meet the gold standard for training and certification in Emergency Medicine.

Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Marco Coppola, leads our clinical staff in on-going training and preparedness for all types of medical emergencies: from strokes and difficulty breathing to chest pain and major wounds – and everything in between.

Meet our ER Physicians

Chief Medical Officer
Marco Coppola, D.O., FACEP
Education: Des Moines University – College of Osteopathic Medicine – Des Moines, Iowa
Emergency Medicine Residency: Darnall Army Medical Center – Fort Hood, Texas

dr_copplaDr. Coppola brings leadership and strong medical expertise to Family ER + Urgent Care. He has over 30 years of military and emergency medicine experience. He is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).

He is presently Adjunct Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Coppola is a Past Council Speaker of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and is also a Past Two-Term President of the Government Services Chapter, ACEP. He has held many leadership positions including Academic Chair and Department Chair at multiple academic and community hospitals. He was a founding partner of Questcare Partners in Dallas, Texas, and has been a program director of three emergency medicine residencies throughout Texas. Dr Coppola is an international speaker, the recipient of numerous teaching awards, and is the author of many textbook chapters and peer-reviewed articles.

Colonel Coppola is presently the Chief of Emergency Medical Services for the Texas Medical Brigade of the Texas State Guard. He has served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was Deputy Commander of the Theater Internment Facility Hospital at Camp Bucca. He was the longest running Commander (47 months) of the Texas Medical Command, Texas Army National Guard. Colonel Coppola is one of only a handful of Army Emergency Physicians holding the Surgeon General‘s “A” Proficiency Designator, and is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit. His decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal, six Army Commendation Medals, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and the Texas Lonestar Distinguished Service Medal.

Dr. Coppola also donates his time to Operation Lone Star.

Andrew Rutherford, M.D.

Medical Director
Education: UT Southwestern Medical School – Dallas, TX
Emergency Medicine Residency: UT Southwestern, Parkland Hospital, Dallas, Texas

Dr. Rutherford is the Medical Director for Family ER + Urgent Care in Irving. He completed his medical residency at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, one of the nation’s premier teaching hospitals. During his time at Parkland, he worked in emergency medicine for both pediatric and adult patients. He is American Board of Emergency Medicine certified and also a member of the Texas Medical Association and the Dallas County Medical Society.

Dr. Rutherford is active in the Dallas community, volunteering for both the Dallas EM Foundation and North Dallas Shared Ministries.

Jeffrey S. Cain, M.D.
Emergency Physician

Education: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences — Bethesda, MD

Emergency Medicine Residency: Darnall Army Medical Center – Fort Hood, Texas

Dr. Cain has 17 years of physician experience including: chief of emergency services, medical director, and chief of academics at medical centers, emergency departments, and the U.S. Army. He is certified by the Texas and Oklahoma State Medical Boards, and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).

He is currently an Emergency Physician at Family ER+ Urgent Care. Dr. Cain most recently served as Staff Emergency Physician at Medical Center of Plano, Research Physician at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, and Chief of Emergency Services at Reynolds Army Community Hospital.

Dr. Cain is a member of the boards for Department of Defense Trauma and Injury, Emergency Tactical Casualty Care, and Tactical Combat Casualty Care committees. He also serves as an Emergency Medical Provider at the Texas Motor Speedway and as Tactical Medical Director of Plano Fire Department. He is an author and contributing author of numerous articles on combat injuries in medical journals and publications.

Daryl Reese, MD, FACEP

Emergency Physician
Education: Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
Emergency Medicine Residency: Emory University School of Medicine

Dr. Reese has over a dozen years of emergency physician experience at medical centers, hospitals, emergency, and urgent care facilities. He is certified by Texas State Medical Board, American Board of Emergency Medicine, and National Board of Medical Examiners and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).

He is currently an Emergency Physician at Family ER + Urgent Care. Previously, Dr. Reese practiced in the Dallas area as Physician/Owner at City Doc Urgent Care, Physician at Emcare, and Physician/Partner at Questcare Partners.

Dr. Reese has been very active in the medical community including as a member of the National Medical Association, Texas College of Emergency Physicians, and Texas Medical Association. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Questcare Foundation.

Scott J. Jones, M.D., FACEP
Emergency Physician

Education: Stanford University School of Medicine — Stanford, CA

Emergency Medicine Residency: University of California — San Diego, CA

Dr. Jones has 20 years of experience in roles such as emergency physician, medical director, and chairman of emergency services at medical centers, emergency departments, and urgent care facilities. He is certified by Texas State Medical Board, American Board of Emergency Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).

He is currently an Emergency Physician at Family ER + Urgent Care. Dr. Jones most recently served as an Emergency Department Physician at Oklahoma University, Lake Granbury, and Fort Worth medical centers, consecutively, as well as Medical Director at Texas EMS/Hood County Emergency Medical Services.

Dr. Jones also has an extensive background in medical education and currently lectures on the “Practice of Medicine” at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. He is considered an ‘expert witness’ in Emergency Medicine in court cases in Texas. Dr. Jones has also furthered the healthcare industry by submitting five patents on emergency transportation database systems.