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Published on February 01, 2017

Convenient Access to Urgent Care - No Appointment Needed

Convenient Care at Northwestern Medicine KishHealth Physician GroupWhen it's not an emergency but you need care today, convenient care at Northwestern Medicine KishHealth Physician Group can help.

Located minutes from Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital on Gateway Drive, Convenient Care is a community-based clinic designed to handle non-emergency health issues in a convenient setting.

Elevated Care + Convenience

Every day, board-certified family practice, emergency medicine, or internal medicine doctors work at Convenient Care. No appointments are necessary for these high-quality health services.

“Convenient Care offers a higher level of care than what is available at the clinics located inside stores,” says Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Emergency Medicine Physician Andrew Oleksyn, DO. “We have a laboratory on-site, and we can perform X-rays. This is true, comprehensive family medicine and more.”

Convenient Care is overseen by Dr. Oleksyn. He brings extensive Emergency Medicine experience to this location.

When to Use Convenient Care

True medical emergencies should be handled by calling 911 or going directly to an emergency room. Colds, cuts, influenza, sprains, minor broken bones, and other non-emergent issues, however, can be better treated at Convenient Care, where waiting time is shorter and costs are typically less than at an emergency department.

Board Certified Doctors at Convenient Care

Convenient Care employs board-certified doctors with years of experience in urgent care. The two who most frequently work at the clinic are Chetan Choksi, DO, who is board certified in emergency medicine, and Asra Khan, MD, who is board certified in family medicine. They provide a variety of interventions and care for patients. The clinic’s location near Northwestern
Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital means patients have easy access to advanced
emergency or specialized services when required.

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