Urgent Care

West Hills Urgent Care

Urgent Care & MediSpa located in West Hills, CA

Injuries and illnesses can lead to health complications that affect your quality of life and may benefit from a visit to urgent care. Philip H. Lee, DO, and the team at West Hills Urgent Care in West Hills, California, provide the immediate attention you need to treat your injury or illness in a timely and effective manner. For expert urgent care from an experienced team at a state-of-the-art office, call today or walk-in. Same-day appointments are available.

Urgent Care Q & A

What is urgent care?

Urgent care is a specialized area of medicine that provides immediate medical attention to address acute, chronic, and unexpected health issues with expert care and consideration. West Hills Urgent Care has the best urgent care physicians in the area, including a physician with more than 30 years of experience. 

West Hills Urgent Care is also a state-of-the-art urgent care clinic with all new equipment and cutting-edge technology to ensure patients receive the expert care they need. 

What are urgent care conditions?

Urgent care conditions include a range of health issues that require immediate medical attention but aren’t life-threatening. Some of the most common problems treated at West Hills Urgent Care include:

  • Abscesses
  • Asthma
  • Back pain
  • Allergies
  • Bites
  • Bronchitis
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Cough
  • Cystitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diabetes
  • Ear infections
  • Emergency contraception
  • Wound care
  • Flu
  • Strep throat and pharyngitis
  • Gastritis and gastrointestinal disorders (colitis)
  • Headaches
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney infections
  • Sinusitis
  • Styes
  • Swimmer’s ear
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vaginitis

The urgent care clinic also has an electrocardiogram (EKG) machine. This noninvasive test measures the electrical activity in your heart and may be used to confirm or rule out a cardiac condition.

If you’re experiencing life-threatening conditions, such as severe shortness of breath, chest pain, head injury, or a large open wound, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

What happens during an urgent care visit?

The specifics of your urgent care visit at West Hills Urgent Care may depend on your urgent care needs. However, you can expect a comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan specific to your needs.

During your evaluation, your provider at West Hills Urgent Care reviews the reason for your visit, symptoms, onset of symptoms and cause (if known), as well as your medical history and medication and supplement use. Then, your provider performs a physical exam and may request diagnostic tests to confirm or rule out a diagnosis, such as:

  • Rapid strep or flu test
  • Bloodwork
  • EKG
  • Ultrasound
  • X-rays

Based on the information gathered during your exam, your provider develops a personalized treatment plan to alleviate symptoms and help you feel more like your usual self. Treatment may include stitching up an open wound, remedies for asthma, or antibiotics to clear up an infection. 

For expert urgent care, call West Hills Urgent Care or walk-in right away.