We found 8 urgent care providers who accept Anthem HMO near Torrance, CA.

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Dr. Donald S Weinstein, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
2382 Crenshaw Boulevard; Suite 5
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Donald Weinstein is a physician who specializes in family medicine and urgent care. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Weinstein attended the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University for residency. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Providence Medical Institute.

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Dr. Tu Sang Om, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
2382 Crenshaw Boulevard; Suite 5
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Tu Om's medical specialty is family medicine and urgent care. Dr. Om (or staff) speaks the following languages: Korean and Spanish. His clinical interests include general care. He is professionally affiliated with Providence Medical Institute and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. He is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Om welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: General Care

Dr. Peter John Georgio II, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
1010 N. Sepulveda Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Peter Georgio's medical specialty is family medicine and urgent care. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Georgio speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Providence Medical Institute and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. Dr. Georgio's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Linh-Uyen Chau Vuong, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Sports Medicine
21311 Madrona Avenue; Suite 100-c
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Linh Vuong is a Torrance, CA physician who specializes in family medicine, urgent care, and sports medicine. Dr. Vuong is professionally affiliated with Providence Medical Institute. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Vuong (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Vietnamese.

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Dr. Moin Salahuddin Salah, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Sports Medicine
2382 Crenshaw Boulevard; Suite 5
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Moin Salah's areas of specialization are family medicine, urgent care, and sports medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Salah include sports health. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Salah graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Salah is professionally affiliated with Providence Medical Institute. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health

Dr. Michael U Mercado, MD
Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
1010 N Sepulveda Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Michael Mercado's medical specialty is urgent care and emergency medicine. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, Dr. Mercado performed his residency at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Providence Medical Institute.

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Dr. Chad M Venne, MD
Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
1010 N. Sepulveda Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Chad Venne sees patients in Los Angeles, CA and Manhattan Beach, CA. His medical specialties are urgent care and emergency medicine. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana ChoiceCare Network are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Venne honors. After attending Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Venne is professionally affiliated with Providence Medical Institute.

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Dr. Joshua Andrew Siembieda, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
1000 W Carson Street
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Joshua Siembieda, who practices in Torrance, CA, is a medical specialist in urgent care and emergency medicine. He accepts the following insurance: Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Siembieda attended medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine. He is conversant in 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.
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