Same Day Appointments

Primary Care Practice, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics & Geriatricians in Seffner and New Port Richey, FL

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If you have a non-life-threatening medical issue that needs immediate attention, physicians Prakash Machhar, MD, Raj Machhar, MD, and the expert staff are here for you. At Greenbrook Medical in Seffner and New Port Richey, Florida, they provide same-day appointments and walk-in visits when time is of the essence. Call the office to schedule a same-day appointment, request one online, or simply walk into the office nearest you today.

What are same-day appointments?

As the name implies, same-day appointments at Greenbrook Medical are visits with a doctor that you attend on the same day that you make your appointment. You can also walk into Greenbrook Medical without an appointment. Highly trained doctors offer comprehensive urgent visits, and they specialize in treating patients age 65 and older.

Attending same-day appointments can reduce the risk of having a minor medical issue develop into something more serious.

If you have a life-threatening emergency, head to the nearest emergency room or call 911.

Are same-day appointments right for me?

You may need a same-day appointment or urgent care visit if you have symptoms of an illness, injury, or disease. Examples include:

  • Long-lasting or high temperature 
  • Severe or ongoing sore throat
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Ongoing cough
  • All-over rash
  • Injuries
  • Pain
  • Non-healing sores
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Chest discomfort
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dehydration
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Dizziness
  • Memory impairment
  • Paralysis
  • Other new or unusual symptoms

If you’re unsure about whether you need a same-day appointment, call the Greenbrook Medical office nearest you and friendly staff members will happily assist you. 

What happens during same-day appointments?

When you arrive at Greenbrook Medical, friendly providers greet you. They often complete the following:

Vital signs check

The team checks your temperature, weight, blood pressure, pulse, and other vital signs during a vital signs check.

Medical history review

Your provider reviews your medical history with you. They ask questions about your symptoms, medication regimen, past diagnoses, and family history of disease.

Physical exam

Greenbrook Medical doctors complete a physical exam by evaluating your eyes, ears, breathing, heartbeat, throat, neck, abdomen, and more. They look for signs of illnesses, injuries, and diseases.

Diagnostic testing

Diagnostic tests that your provider could recommend include urine tests, blood tests, nasal or throat swabs, pulmonary function testing, electrocardiograms (EKGs), or skin biopsies. They might suggest undergoing X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, ultrasounds, or other imaging procedures.

Treatment

If you have an illness, injury, or disease, the Greenbrook Medical doctors may recommend wound care, fracture care, home remedies, or lifestyle changes. They could suggest that you take prescription medications, see a specialist, or more. 

To schedule a same-day appointment at Greenbrook Medical, call the office, request an appointment online, or simply walk in today.

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