UT Medicine San Antonio, the clinical practice of faculty from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the largest multispecialty group practice in South and Central Texas, is opening a new Primary Care Clinic on Medical Drive, a half mile west of I-10.
This new clinic provides comprehensive health care for children and adults of all ages. Primary care physicians and other providers at the clinic help individuals and families stay healthy with a personalized plan of care focused on promoting a healthy lifestyle and improving patient self-management skills.
Services at the Medical Drive Clinic will include well-child checkups and immunizations, youth physicals, diagnosis and treatment of all types of conditions, women’s health services, chronic disease management, behavioral health care, medication counseling, skin exams, diabetes self-management classes, health education, and Medicare Wellness Visits.
The Medical Drive Clinic is part of UT Medicine’s new Primary Care Center. The Primary Care Center was developed to address the comprehensive healthcare needs of the San Antonio community and to respond to the growing need for primary care resulting from the Affordable Care Act and the health reform movement. This new clinic is one of four Primary Care Center clinics in San Antonio. All Primary Care Center clinics are fully integrated with UT Medicine’s specialty and ancillary services with a shared electronic patient record.
10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17
Medical Drive Primary Care Clinic, 3939 Medical Drive, Suite 100
Welcome by Carlos Rosende, M.D., president and chief executive officer, UT Medicine San Antonio. Remarks by William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP,president of the UT Health Science Center; Francisco González-Scarano, M.D., dean of the School of Medicine at the university; and Sara Pastoor, M.D., director of the Primary Care Center.
Remarks begin at 10 a.m. Ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m.
UT Medicine San Antonio is the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. With more than 700 doctors – all School of Medicine faculty – UT Medicine is the largest medical practice in Central and South Texas. Expertise is in more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties. Primary care doctors and specialists see patients in private practice at UT Medicine’s flagship clinical home, the Medical Arts & Research Center (MARC), located at 8300 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio 78229. Most major health plans are accepted, and UT Medicine physicians also practice at several local and regional hospitals. Call (210) 450-9000 to schedule an appointment, or visit www.UTMedicine.org for a list of clinics and phone numbers.