New center serves residents of Aspen Hill and surrounding areas
Richmond, VA – Patient First announces the expansion of its urgent and primary care services in Maryland with the opening of a new medical center Aspen Hill, MD, on Thursday, December 2, 2021. The new center, located at 13671 Georgia Ave, Aspen Hill, MD 20906-5214, will provide area residents with walk-in, non-appointment access to urgent and primary medical care services 365 days a year, including all holidays.
The Aspen Hill center will be the 20th Patient First in the Washington, DC, area. “The goal of Patient First is to provide convenient, cost-effective medical care on a walk-in basis,” says R.P. Sowers, M.D., founder and CEO of Patient First. “At the same time, our physicians and staff always work closely and in a collaborative fashion with the area’s existing medical community to provide care.”
Like all Patient First medical centers, the Aspen Hill facility will feature a wide range of on-site services, all available each day during the center’s operating hours, including:
Patient First provides treatment for routine injuries and illnesses – offering a convenient, lower-cost alternative to visiting a hospital emergency department. Services offered include care for colds, flu, allergic reactions, ear and sinus infections, pneumonia, minor burns, skin rashes, sprains, minor fractures, lacerations and sports injuries.
Patient First physicians provide preventative and primary medical services for patients
who do not have a regular physician. While appointments are not necessary, a patient
selecting a Patient First physician for primary care can refer to the Patient First web site
at www.patientfirst.com to see when their preferred physician is scheduled. Patients may
also call the center for a three-day physician schedule.
Patient First provides telehealth service making it even more convenient to visit a Patient First
physician. A patient may visit with a Patient First health care provider directly through their
smartphone, tablet, or computer. Patients may register through the Patient First website at
www.patientfirst.com or dial (866) 990-2533. Telehealth visits are available from Monday through Friday.
Digital X-Ray Services
Like all Patient First centers, the new Patient First – Aspen Hill location will be
equipped with on-site digital x-ray equipment for routine x-rays.
The new Patient First facility’s CLIA-approved laboratory will provide on-site services
for routine office labs and send-out service for more complex tests.
As a convenience, Patient First dispenses routine prescription drugs on-site.
Since 1981, Patient First has provided Occupational Health services for employees and
employers. These services include treatment for workplace injuries covered by Workers’
Compensation, as well as DOT physicals, and drug screenings.
For continuity of care, Patient First routinely transmits a copy of the visit record to the patient’s primary care physician, according to the patient’s wishes.
Patient First accepts major insurance plans including Aetna, Amerigroup, Beech Street, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna Healthcare, Great-West Healthcare, UnitedHealthcare, Medicare and TRICARE. A complete listing of participating insurers can be found at www.patientfirst.com. Patient First offers simplified pricing for patients without insurance.
About Patient First
All Patient First Medical Centers are open every day of the year, including holidays. Patient First provides non-appointment urgent care for routine injuries and illnesses, as well as primary care for patients who do not have a regular physician. Each Patient First center has on-site digital x-ray, on-site laboratory, and on-site prescription drugs. Patient First was founded in Richmond, Virginia, in 1981 and currently operates medical centers in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.