Acute Care in Chandler, AZ

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What Is Acute Care?

Accidents happen and sudden sickness can strike despite how careful you might be. For instances like these, it's important to seek immediate medical attention to receive the high-quality care you need. Immaculate Heart of Mary Family Health Center is proud to provide acute care for Chandler, AZ individuals who require prompt medical treatment for a sudden illness or minor injury. For acute care services, we accept walk-ins and same-day appointments with Dr. Margaret Hart or Dr. Charles Armstrong to ensure we are able to tend to you in a timely manner. For more information, we invite you to call us today.

What Can I Expect During an Acute Care Visit?

Our acute care services consist of blood work, urinalysis, flu and COVID tests, and other diagnostic tests to help determine the cause of your symptoms if you are feeling ill. We can then come up with a treatment plan and prescribe any necessary medications you might need to feel better. Common acute conditions covered by an acute care visit include:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Cold
  • Flu
  • Fever
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Mild pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Sprains
  • Small abrasions or cuts

Everyone was kind, compassionate, and professional. I did not have to wait for assistance, and everyone acknowleged me. Dr. Hart, Jessica, and Darda are amazing people, and I thank the Lord for them!

M.V. Google

I had three visits already with the first on 6-30-2023 with Dr. Hart. She and her staff were very pleasant and well organized. Dr. Hart was very knowledgeable and willing to answer all my questions, concerns, and medications, despite my having a very rare, orphan disease. Dr. Hart was willing to make the effort to solidly communicate with me, as a patient. So, I felt a great relief in finding my new replacement PCP physician, that was as professional, as my specialists. She was also able to refer me to another specialist, in order to deal with one of my other concerns. So Dr. Hart and her friendly staff get a big FIVE THUMBS UP from me.

J.A. Facebook

I don’t know what this yelp thing is all about,  but I do know now about Dr. Hart of IHM Family Health Center.  She definitely gets FIVE THUMBS UP from me for her medical knowledge, care, and the willingness to communicate with a patient and answer my questions, concerns, and medications.  I have a very rare orphan disease, that involves having many Medical Specialists.I have had three appointments with Dr. Hart so far, since my first June 30, 2023 appointment with her.  I am so please to have Dr. Hart as my replacement PCP doctor.  She knows how to communicate with her patients, answer my questions, and carry on an exchange about the over 5000 MGs of meds, that I am required to take daily to stay in REMISSION.   So if you need a good doctor, WHO LISTENS, go try her out.

J.A. Yelp

Dr Armstrong is an outstanding physician—knowledge and care for his patients. His staff are great to work with. The reflect the joy of the Lord. Glad the are my primary care.

F.C. Google

Very personal and informative. Not time pressed. Details for directions to be followed.

J.D. Google


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Get Treatment Right Away

If you have flu-like symptoms, are experiencing an allergic reaction, or have another kind of non-life-threatening issue that still needs to be addressed right away, contact Immaculate Heart of Mary Family Health Center. Dr. Hart and Dr. Armstrong offer acute care to Chandler, AZ individuals who need to be seen at once. To learn more about our acute care services, we invite you to connect with us today.

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What’s the difference between an acute disease and a chronic disease?

Patients seek acute care when a condition suddenly appears, lasting only for a short duration, resolving on its own or with medical care. A chronic condition typically is a long-lasting or lifelong condition. Examples of chronic diseases include diabetes, heart disease, cancer, lupus, asthma, etc.

When should you go to the doctor for an acute illness?

Some common signs that you need to seek a doctor's care include:

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Persistent high fever
  • Sudden unexplained weight loss
  • Severe body pain (chest, pelvic area, or abdominal area)
  • Persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bright flashes in your vision
  • Difficulty concentrating or staying awake
  • You have a cold or flu that becomes very bad
  • Unexplained mood changes
Will I need a follow-up visit after my acute care visit?

Following up with your primary care provider after an acute care visit may not be necessary but it’s a good idea to do if you received treatment for a problem that may require ongoing medical attention. At Immaculate Heart of Mary Family Health Center, our compassionate practitioners are committed to providing you with personalized and exceptional medical care.

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