Urgent Care brought to you! We treat simple problems, such as sore throat, ear infections, urinary tract infection and more. Our weekday FEE is $265 (new patient) for an urgent response house call for a single, simple problem, such as Flu or UTI. Our doctors bring medications, labs, x-rays, IV fluids, stitches, splints and much more to you. We offer rapid response 24/7 throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, for patients in their home, hotel room, workplace, or elsewhere.
WHAT WE TREAT
- Eye Urgent care
- Ear Problems
- Nose and Throat Conditions
- Dental Emergencies
- Respiratory Illness
- Gastrointestinal- Stomach, Bowels, & below
- Urinary tract Issues
- Skin Urgent Care – infections, rash, burns
- Soft Tissue Injury – lacerations, cuts and other wounds
- Orthopedic Injury – sprains, fractures (broken bones)
- Medication reactions and adverse drug effects (side effects)
- Difficult IV, catheter and other tube placement
- Pediatric Urgent Care
- Postexposure prophylaxis for STDs
- Anxiety & panic attacks
WHAT WE CARRY
OTHER SERVICES THAT WE OFFER
- Student Health
- Traveler health – comprehensive medical care brought to you in your hotel room
- Corporate medical services – house calls, group vaccinations, event standby’s, and more
- Medical Clearance and travel, school or work release authorizations
- Shipboard medical care
- Home health, Medicare Home Health Face to Face Certification, skilled nursing, hospice care
- Physician’s Report for Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE forms)
- Patient follow-up after hospitalization or procedures
- Physician Standby for festivals, performances, sporting events and private gatherings
- Emergency physician advisory/consultation for business, schools, organizations
- Physical examinations
- Personal Beliefs Exemption to Required Immunizations
- Communication with your doctor
- Patient medical advocacy
- Hospital Admission and specialist care referral
- Complementary Healthcare
WHAT WE TREAT
conjunctivitis (pink eye)
foreign body (particle stuck in eye) & rust removal.
corneal abrasions (scratched eye)
eye pain evaluation and treatment
ophthalmology referral when needed
We carry mobile emergency ophthalmology care equipment, including portable slit lamp and ophthalmic burr
for more info about mobile eye care see here
Otitis media & externa (middle ear and swimmer’s ear infections)
We carry antibiotics for all types of ear infections
wick (gauze) placement for swimmer’s ear
ear analgesic drops for pain relief
cerumen (wax) removal
foreign body (stuck object) removal
ear laceration repair with stitches/sutures
otolaryngology (ENT) referral
Mild vertigo evaluation & treatment
upper respiratory infection
strep throat -learn more
laceration repair with stitches/sutures
epistaxis (bloody nose) treatment
foreign body (stuck object) removal
influenza testing –learn more
We offer emergency temporizing dental care
dental infections – antibiotics, drainage, pain relief
metered dose inhalers
spirometry/peak flow meters
rapid warmed IV fluid rehydration when needed -learn more
instant blood electrolyte check (availability may be limited)
rapid symptom relief with anti-emetics (anti-nausea) and other medications
other problems that we treat:
anal hemorrhoids, anal fissures, (anoscopy available)
Urinary tract Issues
UTI (urinary tract infection), bladder infection, cystitis, mild kidney infection (pyelonephritis)
instant urinalysis testing
hematuria (blood in urine)
urinary retention (inability to urinate)
difficult foley catheter placement
foley catheter removal, irrigation, flushing
sexually transmitted diseases (STD’s) -your privacy is always maintained
soft tissue infection, cellulitis, abscess, pain relief, antibiotic, drainage and packing
mild burn injury
rash, chicken pox, poison oak, mild allergic reaction, dermatitis, fungal infections, impetigo, scabies, other rashes
skin laceration(cuts) repair via suturing (stitches). Sterile wound repair can be performed conveniently and safely in the house call setting.
cosmetic surgery referral if needed
Orthopedic Injury – sprains, fractures (broken bones)
minor fractures (broken bones)
*the xray machine can be brought to you wherever you are!
splinting and crutches may be provided
acute pain management
followup referral with orthopedist
cast removal and cast splitting (loosening a cast that is too tight) *if we cannot respond immediately for this procedure, you should go to your nearest emergency room immediately
we can provide rapid relief for mild allergic reactions, nausea, vomiting, and many other symptoms
For patients receiving home IV medications, who have experienced IV malfunction, we can replace your IV in your home anytime.
We also remove and replace feeding tubes, PICC lines, tracheostomy tubes, foley and other catheters.
We provide 24/7 urgent care for children of all ages.
As Board Certified Emergency Physicians we are fully prepared to care for your child.
We carry medications in pediatric dosages, and pediatric urgent care equipment and supplies.
We provide 24/7 postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) for sexually transmitted disease prevention, including HIV.
Patient confidentiality is a top priority.
Our doctors arrive dressed in normal attire to maintain your privacy.
We never wear white coats or scrubs.
We never carry traditional doctor medical bags.
We provide 24/7 care for patients experiencing anxiety and panic attacks.
Agoraphobics around the San Francisco Bay utilize our mobile services for a variety of urgent medical conditions.
Your confidentiality is always maintained.
Rapid response is often available.
Night services are available for established patients and clients.
WHAT WE CARRY
Many oral, injectable and other medications are provided. Patients usually do not need to travel to the pharmacy after the house call visit, unless they prefer to.
Written or telephoned prescriptions are available from your housecall doctor.
Vaccinations – We can provide many vaccinations in the home or workplace setting including influenza, tetanus, and even rabies! We offer group vaccinations at a discount.
Suturing (stitches) equipment, splints, dressings, crutches, oxygen, nebulizers, IV fluids, foley catheters, and many other urgent care supplies may be brought to you.
Many tests are performed on site and results are immediately available.
Instant blood testing for glucose, electrolytes, kidney function, and blood count. Results are available in 2 minutes!
strep tests(streptococcus A)
pregnancy (urine qualitative bhcg)
Urinalysis – dip
Tests may alternatively be performed at a lab of your choice.
Lab specimens, including cultures or other specialized tests, obtained during the house call visit may be sent to the lab.
Or patients may opt to go to the lab directly.
Specialized lab kits – We will come to you, obtain the specimen, then process, pack & ship to the designated laboratory.
Mobile laboratory phlebotomy service – our lab technician will come to you to obtain lab specimens as requested by your primary doctor. These services are usually only offered by appointment only. STAT lab services by our physicians are available 24/7 for established patients and clients.
Portable x-ray and ultrasound services are usually available during the house call as an option. The x-ray or ultrasound machine is brought directly to you. Xray films are interpreted by board certified radiologists and copies are provided to the patient upon request. X-ray and other radiologic imaging, such as MRI, and CT Scan, may also be arranged at a radiology center near you.
OTHER SERVICES THAT WE OFFER
Parents, are you worried about your college student’s health while living away? During the 2009 H1N1 influenza outbreak, we provided house call services for numerous college students at the request of their parents. We bring mobile medical services directly to students in their residences, both on and off-campus. With the patient’s permission, we can provide parents with our assessment results or simply reassurance that your child’s health is not neglected or compromised. Many parents have reported to us that these services helped to allay their fears about their son or daughter’s well-being. Parents may pay for these services over the phone by credit card.
Being sick is never easy, and experiencing illness when far from home is even more stressful. We bring comprehensive and convenient medical care to travelers in their hotel rooms or wherever they reside when visiting. Our services are reassuring to travelers because we we are far less hurried than other medical providers. We take the time to communicate thoroughly so that questions are answered and patients understand their situations and options thoroughly. We utilize professional language translation services for over 170 languages when needed. We maintain easy telephone access for patients after the initial visit so patients do not need to worry when problems or questions arise. Since visitors do not usually have rapid access to care by local physicians, they are often faced with the dilemma of whether to seek care in hospital emergency departments. We offer a more affordable alternative for those requiring urgent care. We accept most traveler insurances with prior authorization. Many hotels within the San Francisco Bay Area offer their guests our services as an option for their health care.
We offer urgent care and routine medical services for the workplace. We frequently evaluate and treat business persons and other professionals in offices and elsewhere. Some businesses request our house call services for their employees who may be ill at home. We commonly respond to patients in corporate housing. We offer group vaccinations or physical exams with volume discounts. We provide large group and special event medical standby services. Event organizers-we can provide emergency physician standby services for your next festival, concert performance or other event.
Need medical clearance to fly, or return to work? Need it fast? We can respond, usually within hours, for these services. Travelers with ear infections and many other maladies may benefit from pre-flight evaluation in many instances. We provide forms or we will complete patient provided forms when requested.
We board ships 24/7. We have boarded cargo ships and even yachts. We bring the x-ray machine, laboratory and more. We carry documentation for U.S. Customs clearance. For foreign non-english speaking crew we may provide translation services upon request. We offer corporate invoicing for these services. We accept most foreign traveler insurances.
Home health, Medicare Face to Face Certification, skilled nursing, hospice care
We work collaboratively with ancillary services to optimize patient care in the home setting. Upon request we can provide physician oversight for these services and provide the documentation requirements to facilitate Medicare coverage of services where appropriate (home health face to face certification).
We offer rapid turnaround for Physician’s Report for Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly. These services are available throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Our house call physicians offer urgent, weekend or after hours reassessment for many medical and surgical conditions. We may provide around-the-clock medication or IV infusions, catheter care or removal, wound rechecks, dressing changes and more.
Emergency physician standby services are available for small and large events, including festivals throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. We collaborate with ambulance, E.M.T. and paramedic standby services to optimize patient care. We also offer our standby physician services for individuals or private gatherings. Have your personal emergency physician at your side.
Our emergency physicians can help you optimize on-site first aid response and planning for your facility or workplace.
We offer physical examinations for most purposes including school, sports, work and other medical clearance. Need a quick fit-to-fly authorization? Our services are available same day. Schools: are your student sports physical forms slow to be turned in? Consider our on-site services to streamline the process. We come to your school, you line ’em up. The job is completed quickly and conveniently for all. We offer these services discounted for volume. Busy parents may welcome this easy solution. We also offer Department of Transportation Commercial Driver Fitness Medical Certificates (DOT exams).
We can assist you with completing these forms which are required by the State of California, beginning January 1, 2014.
For patients requiring followup with a primary provider or specialist, we communicate directly with your provider to help optimize your care when appropriate or requested.
Many patients find that navigating their way through the hospitalization experience can be overwhelming. Some, unfortunately, remain confused about their healthcare strategy despite repeated attempts to query their doctors. We occasionally receive requests to help facilitate communication between patients, their families and medical providers.
We refer patients for specialty care when appropriate. We help facilitate the hospital admissions process for our patients.
We collaborate with complementary and alternative health providers to help optimize our patient’s care.
We utilize professional medical telephone translation services when needed. Translation services are available for 170+ languages.