UVA Family Medicine Primary Care Center

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Our goal at the Primary Care Center is to give complete healthcare to individuals and families regardless of age, sex, race, or ability to pay. Whenever specialty medical care is needed, we will help you find the care you need.

You are an extremely important part of your health. While the providers can prescribe treatment for your injuries or illnesses, we must rely on your ability and willingness to follow your treatment plan. Your medical care is a team effort that requires your input to maintain your health.62_PCMH_CMYK

The Family Medicine Department was established by the University of Virginia to give the best possible care to families in Charlottesville and nearby counties. The Family Medicine Department also serves as a training facility for young family doctors under the supervision of senior physicians who are members of the faculty of the University of Virginia School of Medicine.
The Family Medicine Department provides general medical care, obstetrics, and minor in-office surgery to patients of all ages. When hospitalization is necessary, we admit our patients to the University of Virginia Hospital.

 


Phone Numbers

Appointments and Prescription Refills: (434) 924-5348

Daytime Emergencies: (434) 924-5348

After Hours Emergencies: (434) 924-0000

Family Stress Clinic: (434) 243-6868


Medication Requests

For prescription refills, please call the office on:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM

Tuesday: between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM

Please have the medication name, strength, supply needed (30-day or-90 day), pharmacy, and patient name readily available. This information will allow us to have your chart available for the provider to respond to your request. Requests after 4 PM may not be reviewed until the next day. Allow two business days for us to call in new prescriptions. Please call your refill requests in as early as possible to avoid delays.


Charges and Insurance

The Department of Family Medicine operates on a fee-for-service basis. To keep paperwork simple and our charges as low as possible, we ask that you pay when you come for an appointment.

If you are covered by insurance, we will file all reports of your medical care with your insurance agencies.


Emergencies

In case of life-threatening illness or injury, call the local rescue squad and notify us as well at 924-5348 (daytime, Monday through Friday) or 924-0000 (nights and weekends).

In case of lesser emergencies, call us at the Department of Family Medicine or the answering service if after hours instead of going to the emergency room. You may be able to prevent unnecessary and costly trips to the emergency room by calling us first. If the emergency room is necessary, calling first will assure that the Family Medicine doctor-on-call will know that you are there.

If for any reason you are taken to the emergency room, be sure to tell the E.R. staff that you are a Family Medicine patient.