welcome to Ironton Urgent Care

Welcome to Ironton Urgent Care. It is our sincere desire to provide the highest quality of care to our patients. We are committed to providing timely and compassionate care.

Contact Information
Ironton Urgent Care
1005 East Ring Rd.
Ironton, OH 45638
Phone: (740) 533-3950
Fax: (740) 533-3980

Our Physicians:

Roland E. Benton M.D.

Roland Benton, M.D., attended the American University of Caribbean, Plymouth and completed his internal medicine and pediatric residency and internship at Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.

Bryan Fuller M.D.

Bryan Fuller, M.D., is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He attended Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, W.Va. He completed both internship and residency at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C

 

Carrie Wilhire

 

 

 

 

 

  Carrie Wilhire, P.A.


In order to provide the best possible care, please remember to bring your insurance card and a list of any medication that you are currently taking.

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Insurance and Payment Information
We accept most insurance plans including Medicare and Medical Mutual. Co-payments are required at the time of your visit. If you are a self paying patient, payment is expected in full at the time of service. We accept cash, checks, VISA, MasterCard and Discover.


Telephone Calls
Questions? Call (740) 533-3950

Feel free to call us Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. or Saturday - Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Our staff will make every effort to answer your call. If all of our staff are assisting patient and you receive voicemail, please leave a message, name, date of birth, and telephone number where you may be reached and a brief message so that we may process your call promptly.

Emergencies
If you have an emergency, the OLBH Emergency Department operates 24 hours a day.

What is Urgent Care?

Have you ever cut your hand while fixing dinner? Has your child's temperature reached 102 degrees? Did you twist your ankle and not know how bad the injury was? When you know you need more than a bandage or an aspirin, and you don't need the care of an emergency room, Ironton Urgent Care is there for you.

Ironton Urgent Care in the Ironton Hills Shopping Plaza offers a special kind of healthcare. The center's staff is dedicated to treating everyday illnesses and injuries. No appointment is necessary. Simply come in Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. or Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The center's highly trained physicians will treat your cuts, colds, fevers, sprains, fractures, and other common problems - the type of ailments that can't wait for a doctor's appointment.

The facility features seven patient rooms, including one for critical medical emergencies, such as burns and compound fractures. A side entrance is available for ambulance-transported patients and also can be used by patients in need of immediate medical attention.

Ironton Urgent Care accepts all major credit cards and participates in most major health insurance programs including Kentucky and Ohio. You can reach Ironton Urgent Care by calling (740) 533-3950.

Diagnosing Urgent Care - Answers to Common Questions

What exactly is an urgent care center?
Urgent care centers provide treatment for the non-life threatening illnesses and injuries that occur on a day-to-day basis. The center’s staff is equipped to handle a variety of illnesses and injuries, from colds and flu to lacerations and fractures. Patients seeking medical attention or advice do not have to make appointments at the urgent care center.

Should I use the urgent care center instead of my family doctor?

Ironton Urgent Care is a great option if you have an urgent medical condition that you feel needs immediate attention. If your family doctor is neither available, nor equipped to handle the situation, urgent care might be a suitable alternative. Ironton Urgent Care will work closely with each patient to ensure that all appropriate records are transferred to a local family physician.

How does urgent care differ from the hospital’s emergency room?
There are several main differences between urgent care and the emergency room. The hospital’s ER is staffed 24-hours a day and is designed to treat patients suffering from life threatening injuries or serious illnesses. In contrast urgent care centers are designed to treat non-life threatening injuries (lacerations, mild fractures, etc.) and illnesses (colds, flu, migraines, etc.) in a patient friendly environment.

When should I utilize treatment at the Ironton Urgent Care Center?
Urgent care should be used for any medical illness or injury that you deem as urgent. It is best to receive direct attention rather than waiting hours, days, or weeks for an appointment. Since Ironton Urgent Care has extended evening hours beyond those of family doctors, it is an excellent option for late day, evening, and weekend medical problems.

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