WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

 

ER 

Urgent Care 

Primary Care Physician 

Specialist


When we're in pain or injured it can be near impossible to complete simple tasks let alone deciding where to go for a doctor visit.  Luckily we are here to help!  The biggest difference you will find here is amongst the level of care each are able to provide.  Each have their own benefits, select whichever one is most fitting to you.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

 

ER 

Urgent Care 

Primary Care Physician 

Specialist


When we're in pain or injured it can be near impossible to complete simple tasks let alone deciding where to go for a doctor visit.  Luckily we are here to help!  The biggest difference you will find here is amongst the level of care each are able to provide.  Each have their own benefits, select whichever one is most fitting to you.

Emergency Room

- Injury/ pain that is life threatening

- Complications that require advanced imaging

- Trauma that includes risk of losing a limb, motor vehicle accident, broken bones, seizure, loss of consciousness, uncontrollable bleeding,  seizure, major head injuries, severe abdominal pain, or a severe asthma attack. 

- The Emergency Room will bring you  emergent care that can be from multiple sources including specialists, ER doctors, nurse practitioners, and other professionals.

- You may experience longer wait times.  (online check in can save you time)

Urgent Care

- Useful for care outside business hours of your primary care physician 

- Require medical attention that needs to be done today but not immediately

-Rashes, minor cuts/lacerations, nausea/vomiting, urinary tract symptoms, minor sprains and strains, minor burns, insect bites, migraines, and dehydration.

- Follow up appointment after your Urgent Care visit should be made with your PCP.

Primary Care Physician

- Cares for acute illnesses, chronic conditions, health promotion, and coordinates preventive health screenings

- They are able to pick up on small changes in your health 

- Cost effective

- Your specific Medical History  will taken into consideration to provide you with the best care possible.

- Provide you with routine check ups and health education

- May refer you elsewhere for further evaluation and screening

Specialists

- Physicians who have spent extra years training to become certified to treat a specific area of the body or group of conditions.

- Advanced care required has to be performed by someone with that extra training

-What may seem like a simple intervention is actually built upon years of experience, training, and continuing education

-Specialists work close with primary care doctors to maximize the benefit of any medicine procedure or therapy you receive

 

 

Emergency Room

- Injury/ pain that is life threatening

- Complications that require advanced imaging

- Trauma that includes risk of losing a limb, motor vehicle accident, broken bones, seizure, loss of consciousness, uncontrollable bleeding,  seizure, major head injuries, severe abdominal pain, or a severe asthma attack. 

- The Emergency Room will bring you  emergent care that can be from multiple sources including specialists, ER doctors, nurse practitioners, and other professionals.

- You may experience longer wait times.  (online check in can save you time)

Urgent Care

- Useful for care outside business hours of your primary care physician 

- Require medical attention that needs to be done today but not immediately

-Rashes, minor cuts/lacerations, nausea/vomiting, urinary tract symptoms, minor sprains and strains, minor burns, insect bites, migraines, and dehydration.

- Follow up appointment after your Urgent Care visit should be made with your PCP.

Primary Care Physician

- Cares for acute illnesses, chronic conditions, health promotion, and coordinates preventive health screenings

- They are able to pick up on small changes in your health 

- Cost effective

- Your specific Medical History  will taken into consideration to provide you with the best care possible.

- Provide you with routine check ups and health education

- May refer you elsewhere for further evaluation and screening

Specialists

- Physicians who have spent extra years training to become certified to treat a specific area of the body or group of conditions.

- Advanced care required has to be performed by someone with that extra training

-What may seem like a simple intervention is actually built upon years of experience, training, and continuing education

-Specialists work close with primary care doctors to maximize the benefit of any medicine procedure or therapy you receive