We found 9 urgent care providers who accept Empire BlueCross BlueShield near Colchester, VT.

Dr. Amanda Elizabeth Malgari, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
790 College Parkway
Colchester, VT
 

Dr. Amanda Kolb sees patients in Colchester, VT. Her medical specialties are family medicine and urgent care. POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kolb takes. Dr. Kolb graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia.

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Dr. Kevin A Rodgers, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
28 Centre Drive
Milton, VT
 

Dr. Kevin Rodgers practices family medicine and urgent care in Saint Johnsbury, VT, Burlington, VT, and Milton, VT. He accepts several insurance carriers, including POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. Rodgers attended medical school at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Rodgers trained at Maine Medical Center. Dr. Rodgers speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Charlotte Ann Reback, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
790 College Parkway
Colchester, VT
 

Dr. Charlotte Reback's areas of specialization are family medicine and urgent care. On average, patients gave Dr. Reback a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at the University of Amsterdam Faculty of Medicine. She is conversant in Dutch. Dr. Reback is professionally affiliated with Fletcher Allen Health Care.

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Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
790 College Parkway
Colchester, VT
 

Dr. Mary Bouras sees patients in Colchester, VT. Her medical specialties are urgent care and emergency medicine. She is in-network for POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Bouras graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Bouras (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Greek.

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Dr. Daniel Jay Weinstein, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
790 College Parkway
Colchester, VT
 

Dr. Daniel Weinstein specializes in family medicine and urgent care. He is an in-network provider for POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Weinstein's training includes a residency program at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care.

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Dr. Terry Robert Stein, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
790 College Parkway
Colchester, VT
 

Dr. Terry Stein's medical specialty is family medicine and urgent care. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care. POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stein honors.

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Dr. Elizabeth R Newman, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
790 College Parkway
Colchester, VT
 

Dr. Elizabeth Newman's medical specialty is family medicine and urgent care. She accepts several insurance carriers, including POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Before performing her residency at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care, Dr. Newman attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
760 College Parkway
Colchester, VT
 

Dr. Charles Schmitt's specialties are family medicine and urgent care. He attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield.

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Dr. David Aaron Rand, DO
Specializes in Urgent Care, Internal Medicine
790 College Parkway
Colchester, VT
 

Dr. David Rand specializes in urgent care. He is an in-network provider for POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rand studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care and Hahnemann University Hospital.

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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.