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Urgent Care


Urgent Care

About Urgent Care

Urgent care manages nonlife-threatening and unexpected illnesses and injuries so you don’t have to go to the emergency room. AssociatesMD is a primary care practice with offices in Plantation, Pembroke Pines, Fort Lauderdale, Davie, Weston, Margate, and Dania Beach, Florida. The multispecialty medical group has urgent care clinics in Fort Lauderdale and Pembroke Pines. You don’t need an appointment for urgent care at AssociatesMD, so come to the clinic nearest you for immediate care. For less urgent medical matters, call or book an appointment online. The urgent care centers are open for extended hours at night and on the weekends to accommodate patient schedules and urgent needs.

Urgent Care Q & A

What should I know about urgent care?

Urgent care provides immediate medical interventions for nonlife-threatening illnesses and injuries. It’s a service that ensures you get the prompt medical attention you need without having to visit the emergency room.

AssociatesMD is a multispecialty medical group with urgent care clinics in Fort Lauderdale and Pembroke Pines. The practice also offers primary care services and has offices throughout Southern Florida. 

I have a bad cut. Can urgent care help me?

Deciding between urgent care and emergency room care isn’t always easy. In general, if your medical issue isn’t life-threatening, you can get the medical services you need at urgent care.

Urgent care at AssociatesMD can treat mild to moderate lacerations. However, if you have a large open wound that won’t stop bleeding, you should go to the nearest emergency room.

Other conditions AssociatesMD treats at their urgent care clinics include:

  • Allergies
  • Cold and flu
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting and diarrhea
  • Ear pain
  • Minor burns
  • Lacerations
  • Animal bites
  • Painful urination
  • Infections
  • Fractures

You can also get tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) at AssociatesMD’s urgent care clinic. 

The urgent care clinic also provides occupational health, diagnosing and treating unexpected work injuries.

What happens during an urgent care visit?

The details of your urgent care visit at AssociatesMD depend on your injury or illness. Your provider asks detailed questions about your concerns and reviews your medical history, then performs a physical exam.

AssociatesMD offers on-site labs and x-rays so they can quickly diagnose your condition and provide the appropriate treatment, whether it’s antibiotics to clear up an infection or stitches to close a wound. 

Who do I see after urgent care?

AssociatesMD may refer you to your primary care provider for continued care after your urgent care visit. The multispecialty medical group has primary care providers who manage your ongoing health needs.

They may also refer you to a specialist if you need an expert to manage a complex fracture or serious wound infection. 

For immediate medical care from skilled providers, visit the urgent care clinic at AssociatesMD nearest you right now. For less urgent health needs, you can call or schedule an appointment using the online booking tool.