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High Acuity Urgent Care For Even Severe Medical Problems And Injuries

When you need to see a doctor today and not an appointment tomorrow, Emergency Physicians Medical Center is your source for excellent medical care. Our medical centers are fully equipped to handle patients of all ages.

Emergency Care When You Need It Most
entroomWe are fortunate to live in Alachua County, which is home to some of Florida’s top medical facilities. While residents of the area benefit from excellent health care, it can be immediate access to doctors can be difficult and frustrating. Many patients routinely use hospital and free standing emergency departments when they become ill.
 

Approximately 80% of patients seen in local emergency departments do not need to be admitted to the hospital and are treated and released.
EPMC fills the niche in medical care between low acuity urgent care and the hospital emergency department by providing medical care for all but the most critically ill patients in a convenient and comfortable environment. We offer the following services:

• Emergency Care
• On-Site Lab
• IV Fluids & Medication
• Digital X-Rays
• Ultrasound
• Vaccinations & Immunizations
• Occupational Medicine
• Workman’s Compensation
• Wellness Screenings & Physical Exams

Your Source For Excellent Medical Care
Nobody likes to be sick. Whether you are suffering from chest pain, a fever, or a gastroenterological issue, our physicians are here to take care of you. We treat patients of all ages for a variety of conditions:

Cardiovascular
• Chest Pain Lasting More than 24 Hours
• Uncontrolled Hypertension
• Atrial Fibrillation, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), & Blood Clots in the Extremities (DVT)

Dermatology
• Burns
• Cuts, Abrasions, & Complex Lacerations
• Skin Infections & Abscesses
• Skin Rashes
• Wound Care

Eyes, Ears, Nose, & Throat
• Allergic Reactions
• Cold Symptoms
• Earaches
• Fever
• Foreign Body in the Eye, Ear, or Nose
• Pink Eye
• Sore Throat

Gastrointestinal
• Abdominal Pain
• Dehydration
• Diarrhea
• Hemorrhoids
• Vomiting
• Rectal Bleeding

Genitourinary
• Kidney Stones
• Kidney Infections
• Bladder Infections/UTI
• Testicular Problems

Metabolic
• Thyroid Problems
• Uncontrolled Diabetes

Neurological
• Dizziness
• Headaches

OB/GYN
• Gynecological Problems
• Any Concerns in the First 20 Weeks of Pregnancy (Bleeding, Abdominal Pains, Etc.)

Orthopedic
• Fractures
• Joint Dislocations
• Tendon, Ligament, & Muscle Sprains, Strains, & Bruises
• Back Pain
• Joint Pain (Arthritis, Gout)

Pediatrics
• All Ages Seen

Respiratory
• Asthma
• Bronchitis
• Collapsed Lung
• Cough
• Emphysema/COPD
• Influenza
• Pneumonia
• Shortness of Breath

Accurate Lab Tests
Many conditions cannot be assuredly diagnosed without first undergoing a lab test. Our clinic is an accredited moderate complexity lab equipped to perform most routine tests, with results available in just 15 minutes. With this expedited service, you can be seen, diagnosed, and treated in just one visit. Our lab test options include:

• Blood Glucose
• PT & INR (Coumadin Levels)
• Blood Chemistries: Electrolytes, Tests for Diabetes, Renal & Liver Function Tests
• Complete Blood Count (with Differential for Conditions Such as Anemia, Infection, & Platelet Count)
• Cardiac Enzymes to Evaluate for a Heart Attack
• TSH (Thyroid Test)
• HIV Testing
• Mononucleosis Test
• Rapid Influenza
• Rapid Strep Test
• Serum & Urine Pregnancy Tests
• Toxicology Screening
• Urinalysis
• Access to Major Reference Labs for Any Additional Testing

Essential Treatment for Life-Threatening Emergencies
supplies2While emergency departments are equipped to handle all medical problems, the best use of the ER is for truly for life-threatening conditions or when other medical offices, such as EPMC, are not open.

Examples of life-threatening emergencies include:

• Sudden onset of chest pain
• Stroke (numbness, tingling or weakness in any part of your body)
• Altered mental status
• Children less than the age of 2 months with a fever higher than 100.4 degrees.

If you feel you may be experiencing a true, life-threatening emergency, call 911.

 

Contact our clinic to use our services for your emergency care. Our team of board-certified physicians provides medical care throughout a 40-mile radius of Gainesville, Florida.