UCHealth opens medical center in Highlands Ranch, offering primary care and urgent care services close to home

Facility just south of C-470 on University Boulevard provides access to UCHealth’s full network of care including hospital-based treatment, and advanced medicine
November 6th, 2019

Residents of growing Douglas County now have access to more health services close to home, with the opening of UCHealth Highlands Ranch Medical Center at 9475 S. University Blvd.

 

a photo of highlands ranch medical center
The UCHealth Highlands Ranch Medical Center is now open at 9475 S. University Blvd.

Dr. Richard Pang, internal and integrative medicine physician, and Kate Johnson, family nurse practitioner, head up the primary care team. Family practice physicians Dr. Margarita Sevilla and Dr. Terry Krause will join the practice in early 2020. The medical center offers both primary care and urgent care.

“My approach to patients is to help them be an engaged partner in their own health care,” said Dr. Pang. “I try to understand each patient’s goals with regard to their health and work with them to meet those goals. I believe in providing evidence-based medicine and understanding the critical role that medications play in treatment and prevention of disease.”

UCHealth Highlands Ranch Medical Center

Where: 9475 S. University Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126. It’s at the intersection of University and Colorado boulevards.

Primary care

  • Open Mondays – Fridays, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Preventive care, health maintenance and chronic condition management for all ages.
  • To make an appointment with primary care, please call 303-470-4071 or go online at https://www.uchealth.org/near-me.

Urgent care

  • Open 7 days a week, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Treatment of acute injuries and illnesses; X-ray and lab services on-site.

• No appointment is necessary. To reserve your spot in line with urgent care, please call 303-470-4061 or go online at https://www.uchealth.org/near-me.

Dr. Richard Pang
Dr. Richard Pang

Providing services from routine physicals to maintenance of chronic conditions like diabetes or cholesterol management, UCHealth Primary Care-Highlands Ranch also offers advance check-in for appointments, email access to providers, immunizations, integrative medicine, same-day appointments and screenings. And through the My Health Connection portal, patients have online access to all of their medical records, including lab results and visit summaries.

“My focus is on preventive care and wellness,” Johnson said. “Physical, emotional and mental health are all important to wellness. I believe that primary care providers should help patients manage their health care and provide support and encouragement. I am a partner with my patients to help them achieve their health goals with respect and assistance.”

Conditions primary care providers treat also include allergies and allergic reactions, asthma, the common cold, COPD/emphysema, cuts and burns, ear infections, flu, fractures and sprains, GI illnesses, headaches, rashes, skin conditions and sore throats. UCHealth Highlands Ranch Medical Center offers online scheduling for convenience and to reduce wait times for patients. School physicals also are available.

Dr. Terry Krause
Dr. Terry Krause

No appointments are necessary to see an urgent care clinician at this location, but patients may visit the UCHealth website or call the clinic to reserve their spot in line. With laboratory services and X-ray capabilities, urgent care clinicians can evaluate and treat a wide variety of illnesses and injuries including sprains, strains, or possible broken bones, headaches, upper respiratory infections, rashes, wounds and abdominal pain. Sports physicals also are available.

“Highlands Ranch has been looking forward to our opening this facility to offer lower cost, non-emergent urgent care services,” said Lori Japp, physician assistant and UCHealth VP of urgent care. “The combination of innovative, leading-edge family medicine services and urgent care in one location close to our new hospital provides options for patients living in and near Douglas County, so they can get quality care they need, when they need it.”

Kate Johnson
Kate Johnson

UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital, which opened in June and is located about 10 minutes away, features an emergency department with a Level III trauma center. These guidelines may help one decide whether an emergency room or urgent care is the best place for you to receive treatment. The hospital also provides advanced cardiac services, a birth center including C-section operating rooms and Level III NICU, 18-bed intensive care unit, six operating rooms and complete imaging capabilities including 3D mammography and PET/CT.

Where: The new UCHealth Highlands Ranch Medical Center is located at 9475 S. University Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126. It’s at the intersection of University and Colorado boulevards.

About the author

Paula Freund is the public relations manager for UCHealth and can be reached at 720.848.5809 or via email.