Call us at 415-680-4153

Serving the San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Our Doctors Come to You
Daily 9am til midnight

What We Do

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

 

 

WHAT WE CARRY

 

 

OTHER SERVICES THAT WE OFFER

 

WHAT WE TREAT

icon Eye Urgent care

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

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icon Ear Problems

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

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icon Nose and Throat Conditions

upper respiratory infection
“colds”
strep throat -learn more
sinusitis
laceration repair with stitches/sutures
epistaxis (bloody nose) treatment
foreign body (stuck object) removal
Rapid strep
mononucleosis testing
influenza testing –learn more

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icon Dental Emergencies

We offer emergency temporizing dental care
dental infections – antibiotics, drainage, pain relief
dental referral

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icon Respiratory Illness

asthma
bronchitis
pneumonia
emphysema (COPD)
bronchiolitis
croup
we carry:
metered dose inhalers
nebulizers
spirometry/peak flow meters

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icon Gastrointestinal- Stomach, Bowels, & below

dehydration from:
vomiting
diarrhea
stomach flu
food poisoning

we offer:
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:
constipation
rectal pain
anal hemorrhoids, anal fissures, (anoscopy available)

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icon 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

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icon Skin Urgent Care – infections, rash, burns

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
dermatology referral

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icon lacerations, cuts and other wounds

skin laceration(cuts) repair via suturing (stitches). Sterile wound repair can be performed conveniently and safely in the house call setting.
tetanus vaccination
cosmetic surgery referral if needed
contusions
-learn more

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icon Orthopedic Injury – sprains, fractures (broken bones)
sprains
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

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icon Medication reactions and adverse drug effects (side effects)

we can provide rapid relief for mild allergic reactions, nausea, vomiting, and many other symptoms

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icon Difficult IV, catheter and other tube placement

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.

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icon Pediatric Urgent Care

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.

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icon Postexposure Prophylaxis for STDs

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.

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icon Anxiety and Panic attacks

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.

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WHAT WE CARRY

icon Medications
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.

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icon Supplies

Suturing (stitches) equipment, splints, dressings, crutches, oxygen, nebulizers, IV fluids, foley catheters, and many other urgent care supplies may be brought to you.

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icon Laboratory Testing

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)
mononucleosis
influenza A&B
pregnancy (urine qualitative bhcg)
Urinalysis – dip
and more

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.

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icon X-ray & Imaging

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.

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OTHER SERVICES THAT WE OFFER

icon Student Health

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.

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icon Traveler health

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.

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icon Corporate medical services

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.

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icon Medical Clearance and travel, school or work release authorizations

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.

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icon Shipboard medical care

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.

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icon 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).

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icon Physician’s Report for Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE)

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.

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icon Patient follow-up after hospitalization or procedures

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.

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icon Physician Standby for festivals, performances, sporting events and private gatherings

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.

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icon Emergency physician advisory/consultation for business, schools, organizations

Our emergency physicians can help you optimize on-site first aid response and planning for your facility or workplace.

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icon Physical examinations

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).

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icon Personal Beliefs Exemption to Required Immunizations form for California Students

We can assist you with completing these forms which are required by the State of California, beginning January 1, 2014.

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icon Communication with your doctor

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.

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icon Patient medical advocacy

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.

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icon Hospital Admission and specialty care referral

We refer patients for specialty care when appropriate. We help facilitate the hospital admissions process for our patients.

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icon Complementary Healthcare

We collaborate with complementary and alternative health providers to help optimize our patient’s care.

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icon Multilingual

We utilize professional medical telephone translation services when needed. Translation services are available for 170+ languages.

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