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Acute Care Specialist

Willow Glen Primary Care Medicine

Concierge Medicine & Primary Care located in Willow Glen, San Jose, CA

As an experienced primary care physician, Sian Lindsay, MD, provides care and triage for unexpected illness or injury. As part of the concierge service provided by Dr. Lindsay, patients have 24-hour access to urgent questions and assistance. Many conditions—such as sprained ankles, bronchitis, pneumonia, and lacerations—can be treated in her office. If an urgent condition requires hospital care, Dr. Lindsay will coordinate your care with your hospitalist team, and assist you and your family navigate the hospital system and develop a discharge plan. To find out more, book online today or call Willow Glen Primary Care in San Jose, California, for a complimentary consultation about becoming a concierge patient.

Acute Care Q & A

What acute care services are available?

The Willow Glen Primary Care is well-equipped with the latest urgent care diagnostic and treatment options to address a number of illnesses and injuries affecting your health. 

By receiving fast medical attention, you can reduce your risk of additional health complications. The clinic offers comprehensive evaluations for conditions like:

  • Flu
  • Migraines
  • Heartburn
  • Bronchitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sprained ankles

You can also schedule an urgent care medical consultation for unexplained pain and other symptoms that interfere with your quality of life, your ability to work, and your mobility.

To ensure you get the medical attention you need, the clinic offers same-day office visits without a long wait. Consultations are also provided online or by phone through concierge medicine membership.

How are my symptoms diagnosed?

Dr. Lindsay is a skilled primary care physician who can often determine the root cause of your issues after listening to your symptoms and performing a routine health exam.

To confirm your diagnosis, she may request additional testing, such as blood work or a urine test. Once your condition is confirmed, you can expect a customized treatment plan to help you feel better.

What treatment options are available for acute illness or injury?

For illnesses, like a cold or the flu, your doctor can recommend over-the-counter medications to relieve your symptoms and keep you comfortable. Your doctor might also recommend a good diet and plenty of liquids to prevent dehydration.

If you have a muscle or soft tissue injury, like a sprain or strain, your doctor may recommend rest and pain relievers to alleviate your symptoms. Physical therapy, elastic wraps, ice, or heat may also be recommended., 

When your health is affected by chronic conditions, like migraines or heartburn, Dr. Lindsay will create a custom treatment plan to manage your symptoms. Treatment may include medications, lifestyle changes, and routine checkups to monitor your condition. 

In some cases, you might need to be referred to a specialist. Dr. Lindsay will refer you to the right specialist and collaborate with that doctor for additional treatment to reduce your risk for long-term complications.

If you’re sick or have a painful injury, Dr. Lindsay will be your partner in health to treat you promptly or guide you to the care you need. Call today or book online to join the practice and have an acute care consultation.