1. Make The Most Of Your Primary Care Visit

    Primary care providers are different from the physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician's assistants you may encounter during a visit to one of our urgent care clinics. While those medical professionals may help you deal with a health emergency, you're probably not seeing them on a regular basis...or possibly ever again! Your primary care physician, however, is your partner in long-term heal…Read More

  2. How To Prepare For Your First Visit With A Medics USA Doctor

    We're so thrilled that you’ve chosen Medics USA in Washington D.C. as your primary care provider. Many people know that we're an urgent care clinic, but we also have full-time primary care doctors that can provide medical care even when it’s not an emergency. A primary care physician is your partner in long-term health. Rather than helping to set a broken bone or giving you a prescription for …Read More

  3. 3 Scary Risks Of Not Having A Primary Care Physician

    A study by the National Association of Community Health Centers estimates that 62 million people in the United States don’t have access to a primary care physician. In some cases this is because primary care doctors just aren’t available in their area, and in others it’s because a lack of insurance makes primary care cost prohibitive. Although it may seem like a way to save money in the shor…Read More

  4. The Benefits of Having an Established Primary Care Physician

    You may be thinking you never get sick or that if you do, you can just pop by urgent care. Well, everyone will get sick at some point. It’s naive to think otherwise however, urgent care is always an option. Sometimes it’s even a more practical option. But having a primary care physician to provide continuity of care to you and your family can have tons of benefits. The primary care physicians …Read More

  5. The Benefits of the Pneumonia Vaccine

    You may not remember it but when you were little you probably got a pneumonia vaccine. As you get older, you’ll probably get another one once you become 65 or older. Those are the main high risk groups for pneumonia and other upper respiratory diseases. But you probably haven’t thought about who else can benefit from the pneumonia vaccine and why.   There are two different pneumonia vaccines …Read More

  6. 3 Reasons to Visit Your PCP for a Travel Consult Today

    Alright, admit it. Traveling internationally is a blast. Having Dulles International Airport within easy reach makes it exceptionally easy to jet off on your next adventure. But any good trip takes some planning and thought. Many destinations require visas or vaccinations in order to cross international borders. Stopping by Medics USA around three months prior to your next international vacation f…Read More