Falcon, Colo. (Feb. 23, 2017) – Residents of Falcon and eastern El Paso County now have access to additional health services closer to home, with this week’s opening of the UCHealth Falcon Medical Center at 11605 Meridian Market View, Suite 184. The new location offers both primary care and urgent care, and provides patients access to UCHealth’s full network of care including hospital-based care, ERs and advanced medicine.
“UCHealth’s vision is to help people live extraordinary lives,” said Lori Japp, physician assistant and UCHealth VP of urgent care. “The combination of family medicine services and urgent care at one location provides convenient options for patients living in and near Falcon, so they can get quality care they need, when they need it. Our electronic medical record system integration provides a seamless transition of care when patients are referred to a UCHealth specialist.”
UCHealth Falcon Medical Center offers online scheduling for convenience and to reduce wait times for patients, but no appointments are necessary to see an urgent care clinician at this location. Hours of operation for the urgent care are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Family medicine will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
“We are pleased to bring much-needed family medicine services to residents living in Falcon and eastern El Paso County,” said MaryJo Yantis, vice president of UCHealth Medical Group, South Region. “Dr. Cory Dietz and our team of physician assistants offer comprehensive care for all ages, including treatment for minor ailments, common illnesses and chronic conditions. Patients will have confidence knowing they are connected to the larger family of UCHealth specialists, resources and hospital care, with the convenience of seeing a primary care physician close to where they work and live.”
With laboratory services and X-ray capabilities, the center provides care for a wide variety of illnesses and injuries including sprains, strains, or possible broken bones, headaches, sore throats and coughs, ear infections, fever and flu symptoms, minor infections and wounds, animal bites, rashes, urinary tract infections, and abdominal pain and vomiting. The urgent care phone number is 719-364-9560. Family medicine offers convenient, affordable access to school and sports physicals and immunizations. To make a family medicine appointment at UCHealth Falcon Medical Center, please call 719-364-9555.
UCHealth Falcon Medical Center also offers occupational health services. For more information, please call 719.364.9561.