Sep 2 2013, 4:52pm CDT | by PR.com
North Miami Beach, FL, September 02, 2013 --(PR.com)-- MD Now Urgent Care is opening its 10th and very first Miami Dade County location in North Miami Beach, just west of Aventura, at the east end of the Shops at Skylake, at 1770 NE Miami Gardens Drive, and NE 18th Rd. on Sept. 4th 2013.
Established in 2004 by Peter Lamelas, MD, a specialist in Emergency Medicine and veteran Emergency Department Medical Director for over 17 years, MD Now Urgent Care Centers are the largest independent providers of Walk-In Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine - Workers’ Comp services in South Florida. With the addition of the North Miami Beach location, MD Now has ten urgent care locations throughout Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade County, Florida.
MD Now Urgent Care Centers are all state of Florida licensed Urgent Care Centers. The Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) designates MD Now, as one of the few Certified Urgent Care Centers in Florida. In addition to being nationally certified, MD Now Urgent Care Centers are nationally accredited, as well by the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM).
"We look forward to meeting the high demand for our fast, affordable, community based and physician directed urgent care services in the North Miami Beach and North Miami-Dade County area," says Peter Lamelas, MD, MBA, CEO and Chief Medical Officer.
MD Now operates multiple full-service, urgent care walk-in facilities, providing urgent medical care, extended hours primary care, occupational medicine, physical therapy and comprehensive healthcare services through a high acuity delivery model, and at a fraction of the cost of any hospital emergency rooms or “fast track” models, “for life’s little emergencies.”
The company attributes its great success to its patient-friendly environment and its ability to offer a differentiated healthcare alternative by providing fast, high-quality, timely and affordable medical treatment for non-life threatening injuries and illnesses on our patient’s schedule, with convenient evening and weekend hours.
MD Now Medical Centers’ state-of-the-art medical facilities are open 12 hours a day, from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, 7 days a week, 365 days a year – including every holiday.
All centers are staffed with on-site, licensed and credentialed physicians and supported by a friendly medical team. Most major types of health insurance are accepted – including Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Humana, Molina, Avmed, Amerigroup, Medicare, Work and Auto Insurance and many others, however insurance is not required.
All MD Now Urgent Care locations are equipped to provide digital X-rays, on-site lab work, drug, alcohol and DNA testing, school, sports and work physical exams, Flu shots, Immunizations, Auto, Home, Sports and “on-the-job injury” or Workers Comp care and have fully equipped procedure rooms for minor injuries, laceration repairs, IV fluids and treatment of fractures.
The MD Now, North Miami facility will also offer Physical Therapy and select Diagnostic Imaging services as an added convenience to their patients in need of those services.
MD Now Urgent Care Centers, provide a fast low-cost alternative to the emergency room, convenient walk-in service, with no appointment necessary and shorter overall wait times. MD NOW provides a wide spectrum of comprehensive medical services including, but not limited to, treating seasonal flu viruses, colds and sinus infections, sore throats, and bronchitis to the treatment of rashes, wounds/abscesses, burns, strains/sprains, minor fractures, work and sports injuries.
Instead of waiting hours and spending thousands of dollars in a hospital Emergency Room, or waiting days for a routine doctor’s appointment, MD Now Urgent Care’s patients can expect convenient, friendly, fast and affordable medical care for "life's little emergencies," and most non-life threatening injuries and illnesses in a safe and private environment.
MD Now Medical Centers are in the process of expanding and opening several new centers throughout Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade and looking to hire talented individuals. Please visit our online job and career center at; www.MyMDNow.com/jobs.
For maps, locations and more detailed information about current and future MD Now Urgent Care Centers; visit us online at; www.mymdnow.com/directory/locations
MD Now Urgent Care Walk In Medical Centers
Peter Lamelas, MD, MBA, FACEP
Contact via Email
Urgent Care Center; 561-688-5808
Or Call Toll Free;
1-888-MDNow-911 or 1-888-636-6991
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