South Baldwin Medical Center Urgent Care & Imaging Center in Gulf Shores is the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for June
South Baldwin Medical Center Urgent Care & Imaging Center recently received the Certified Urgent Care designation which distinguishes it as a true urgent care center. The clinic provides patients with walk-in, extended-hour medical attention with licensed providers for a large scope of medical conditions and has met all of the Urgent Care Association of America’s established criteria.
The health care environment is changing and it is becoming more and more important for patients to understand their treatment options.
Urgent care is a convenient and viable option for medical conditions that cannot wait for a scheduled appointment with a primary care physician. South Baldwin Medical Center Urgent Care & Imaging Center accepts unscheduled, walk-in patients 24-hours a day / seven days a week.
When a medical condition cannot be handled by a patient’s regular doctor – such as unexpected cuts, burns, sprains or fractures that do not require a visit to the emergency department, South Baldwin Medical Center Urgent Care & Imaging Center is equipped with laboratory services and digital imaging services, and a licensed provider is always available to perform minor procedures like casting and suturing.
Urgent care fills the gap between primary care and hospital emergency rooms, offering increased convenience and cost savings.
With its certification, South Baldwin Medical Center Urgent Care and Imaging Center and the Urgent Care Association of America demonstrate their commitment toward providing patients with access to appropriate levels of care.
South Baldwin Medical Center Urgent Care & Imaging Center is located at 101 E. 15th Avenue, Highway 59 in Gulf Shores (across the street from Meyer Real Estate) and provides convenient access to medical care for non-emergency problems. No appointments are necessary and the center is staffed by experienced physicians, nurses and health professionals to provide quality care for the community.
The center provides prompt medical care for patients experiencing less severe problems who would typically have to wait in a traditional emergency room setting. The Urgent Care is open seven days a week / 24 hours a day and allows patients to see a doctor without an appointment for medical problems that need immediate attention, such as minor sprains, small cuts, sore throats, fevers and ear infections.
In addition to urgent care services, the center offers Imaging services that include: Open MRI, Digital Mammography, Ultrasound, Bone Density Scanning, CT, X-ray, Vascular Ultrasound and Laboratory. Pre-Employment health care services and treatment of work related injuries for area businesses are also offered.
South Baldwin Medical Center Urgent Care & Imaging Center is backed by the comprehensive services of South Baldwin Regional Medical Center. South Baldwin Regional Medical Center is committed to providing superior care to Baldwin County communities and has been recognized for top performance on key quality measures. South Baldwin Regional Medical Center is the area’s first and only accredited Chest Pain Center. For more information, call 251-949-3479.
First Row (from left): Kim Neal, Director of Marketing & Provider Relations; Lisa Stowe, Director of Physician Practice Management, Dr. Shelia Dillard, Keith Newton, CEO. Back Row (from left): Rick Alexander, Tonya Gilbert, Tammy Drake, Machelle Brown, Glenda Childress