Urgent Care

Urgent medical care is essential for addressing health issues that require immediate attention but are not severe enough to warrant an emergency room visit.

Find Doctors, Locations, Services

Alliance Desert Physicians, a comprehensive medical group, is dedicated to providing prompt and effective urgent medical care across the following locations in High Desert, Victorville, Apple Valley, Barstow, Phelan, Hesperia, Adelanto, Oak Hills, and Big Bear City. With a team of skilled primary care physicians and a network of established specialists, we are well-equipped to handle a variety of urgent health situations. Our facilities include numerous urgent care centers and hospitals, ensuring accessible care for all our patients. For those with HMO insurance, we facilitate necessary referrals to specialists through their primary care providers.

Identifying Symptoms Needing Urgent Care

  • Severe or persistent pain
  • High fever or signs of infection
  • Minor injuries like sprains or shallow cuts
  • Sudden or unexplained changes in health
  • Asthma attacks or minor breathing difficulties
  • Non-life-threatening allergic reactions

The Crucial Role of Urgent Medical Care

Urgent medical care is essential for addressing health issues that require immediate attention but are not severe enough to warrant an emergency room visit. This type of care is crucial in preventing conditions from worsening while providing quick relief from discomfort. At Alliance Desert Physicians, our urgent care services are designed to offer timely and efficient treatment for acute medical issues, providing a crucial link between regular physician appointments and emergency care.

Seamless and Efficient Treatment Process

  • Immediate Assessment: Quick evaluation of your condition upon arrival.
  • Prompt Treatment: Efficient care for urgent health issues, including medication administration or minor procedures.
  • Specialist Referrals: For HMO patients, we ensure streamlined referrals to specialists if further care is needed.
  • Follow-up Care: Coordination of follow-up appointments with your primary care physician to monitor recovery.
  • Accessible Care Locations: Multiple urgent care centers and hospitals for convenient and accessible treatment.

Tailored Urgent Care for Seniors

Understanding the unique medical needs of seniors, Alliance Desert Physicians offers specialized urgent care services for our older patients. Our experienced team is adept at addressing the health concerns commonly faced by seniors, such as falls, respiratory infections, or complications from chronic conditions. We provide a gentle, respectful, and thorough approach, ensuring that our senior patients receive not only immediate care for acute issues but also guidance on managing their overall health. Our urgent care centers are equipped to offer comfortable and accessible care, with a focus on minimizing wait times and stress for our elderly patients.

Proactive Health Management Outlook

Our approach to urgent medical care is proactive and patient-centered. We continuously update our practices with the latest medical advancements, ensuring our patients receive the best possible care in urgent situations. Our goal is to not only provide immediate relief but also to contribute to the long-term health and well-being of our patients.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of conditions are treated at your urgent care centers?

We treat a range of non-life-threatening conditions like minor injuries, infections, and acute health issues.

Do I need a referral for urgent care if I have an HMO?

No, referrals are not needed for urgent care visits.

Connecting with Alliance Desert Physicians for Urgent Care

For immediate medical assistance, please contact one of our urgent care centers. HMO patients with concerns should contact their insurance’s member services, while PPO or uninsured patients can reach out to our operator for guidance. Remember, for life-threatening emergencies, always call 911.