The Primary Care Center is very excited to announce new, longer hours to accommodate our patients better. Appointments are now available starting at 7:30 a.m. (Monday through Friday) and the center will remain open until 6 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until 5:30 p.m. These new hours will make it even easier to keep healthcare local!
Bertrand Chaffee Primary Care Center treats a wide range of patients from pediatric to adult care and geriatrics. Preventative care includes services such as well child visits, adult physical exams and Pap tests.
Some clinical services that we offer our patients include:
Evaluation – initially approaching a patient of any age group to elicit a detailed and accurate history, perform an appropriate physical examination, delineate problems, and record and present data.
Monitoring – providers conduct rounds in acute settings, providing care in office-based care settings, developing and implementing patient management plans and recording progress notes.
Diagnostics – Utilizing common laboratory, radiological, cardiographic and other routine diagnostic procedures used to identify pathophysiologic processes that are interpreted by the physicians.
Therapeutics – performing routine procedures such as injections, immunizations, wound care, managing conditions produced by infections or by trauma, illnesses and injuries, and performing the evaluation and therapeutic procedures.
Counseling – instructing and counseling patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems or daily living and health maintenance.
Referral – facilitating the referral of patients to other health related professionals and community health and social service agencies when appropriate.
Other services include immunizations, allergy treatment, suture/staple removal, minor excisions, minor surgery, wart/skin tag removal, patient education for chronic/acute illness and disease, EKG, pulse oximetry, nebulizer, warfarin monitoring, contraception, instruction for use of inhalers and instruction for use of glucometry and insulin.
For appointments and questions, contact the Primary Care Center directly at (716) 592-8140.