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We found 6 urgent care providers who accept United Healthcare PPO near Elk Grove, CA.

Dr. Dung Thi Le, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
8170 Laguna Boulevard; Suite 113
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Dung Le is an Elk Grove, CA physician who specializes in family medicine and urgent care. Dr. Le is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. She attended Ross University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine for residency. She speaks Vietnamese.

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Dr. Christoph Klaus Beisenherz, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
8170 Elk Grove Boulevard; Suite 113
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Christoph Beisenherz practices family medicine and urgent care in Elk Grove, CA, Sacramento, CA, and Mather, CA. Dr. Beisenherz obtained his medical school training at RWTH Aachen University Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Prince of Wales Hospital. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Beisenherz is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, VA Northern California Health Care System, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG).

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Dr. Katie Christina Askew, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
8170 Laguna Boulevard; #114
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Katie Askew's medical specialty is family medicine and urgent care. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Askew honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC).

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Dr. Jack Jue Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
8170 Laguna Boulevard; Suite 113
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Jack Jue's areas of specialization are family medicine and urgent care; he sees patients in Elk Grove, CA. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Jue's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Michael Patrick Sotak, MD
Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
8170 Laguna Boulevard; Suite 114
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Michael Sotak's areas of specialization are urgent care and emergency medicine. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. After attending the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Dr. Sotak completed his residency training at Ohio State University Medical Center.

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Dr. Luis Alejandro Juarez, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
8170 Laguna Boulevard; Suite 113
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Luis Juarez specializes in family medicine and urgent care. Dr. Juarez is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He studied medicine at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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What is Urgent Care?

Urgent care medicine is the treatment of patients who have pressing or serious medical problems, but who are not able to see their regular physician. Urgent care clinics, sometimes called walk-in clinics, do not take appointments and are often open late and on weekends and holidays. They provide access to medical care for patients whose regular doctor’s office is closed, or whose medical problem is too immediate to wait until they can get in to see their regular doctor.

Urgent care is related to emergency care, but the two are different. Emergency care is for patients who are critically ill or injured, meaning they are likely to die if they don’t receive medical treatment right away. Urgent care is for patients whose problems are not life-threatening, but they still need to be seen within 24 hours.

Some of the issues typically treated at an urgent care clinic include:
  • Sprains, strains, and minor broken bones
  • Ear infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Mild allergic reactions
  • Fever and flu
  • Minor wounds that require stitches
  • Strep throat
  • Mild asthma attacks

Some urgent care clinics even offer routine preventive care without an appointment, such as vaccines.

Urgent care physicians work in a fast-paced environment and see a variety of clients, injuries and illnesses. They must be knowledgeable about the medical care of patients of all ages, genders, and all common medical problems. Urgent care doctors do not perform surgery or care for patients in the hospital, but their work is never dull, with new and unexpected cases arriving every day. They provide an incredibly valuable health care service in the United States; they relieve the pressure on emergency rooms, while at the same time, many people rely on urgent care as their primary health care.

It’s good to know that wherever you go, at any time of day, there’s always a doctor available.