Primary Care is a medical specialty devoted to personal, comprehensive and continuing health care for people of all ages. At San Luis Valley Health, our primary care teams concentrate on treating the entire family, throughout the lifespan, from children to seniors. At Stuart Avenue Clinic in Alamosa, your care team surrounds you with team-based care.
At the Stuart Avenue Clinic in Alamosa, call 589-8082 for same day appointments for acute illnesses, Monday - Friday, 8-5. If you are feeling sick with the flu or other illnesses and cannot be seen by your primary care doctor, don't wait for the symptoms to get worse.
Why Primary Care?
Primary Care Providers play one of the most important roles in the American healthcare system. Over time our practitioners are able to get a complete picture of the health of an entire family, practice preventive medicine, and keep people more healthy. And when specialized services are needed, our network offers them – making referrals and additional care easy to access.
What Do Primary Care Providers Do?
- Diagnose and treat illness
- Provide preventive care
- Deliver routine checkups
- Conduct health risk assessments
- Give immunizations
- Do screening tests
They are also trained in dealing with skin problems from acne to rashes to cancerous lesions.