Finding Providers

We found 3 urgent care providers who accept Humana Bronze near Chicago, IL.

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Dr. Abbas Ali Hyderi, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Adolescent Medicine
722 West Maxwell Street; Suite 235
Chicago, IL

Dr. Abbas Hyderi's areas of specialization are family medicine, urgent care, and adolescent medicine; he sees patients in Chicago, IL. Dr. Hyderi is especially interested in HIV/AIDS. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University, Dr. Hyderi attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Hyderi (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Spanish.

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Clinical interests: HIV/AIDS

Dr. Joseph Lee Newberg, MD
Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
1222 S State Street
Chicago, IL

Dr. Joseph Newberg specializes in urgent care and emergency medicine. He attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix for residency. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Newberg is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Dr. Neetha Ghejji, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
635 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL

Dr. Neetha Ghejji practices family medicine and urgent care. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ghejji accepts. She attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Ghejji's training includes residency programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. She is closed to new patients at this time.

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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.