Urgent Care Specialist

Crown Clinic PA

Internal Medicine & Family Medicine Clinic located in Charlotte, NC

If you have flu symptoms, minor trauma, or a fever, then it’s possible you’ll need urgent care treatment. At Crown Clinic PA in Charlotte, the Historic South End of North Carolina, Obinna Oriaku, MD, and his skilled staff offer world-class health services for all types of minor injuries and illnesses at their drop-in urgent care. To see Dr. Oriaku fast and at a fraction of the cost of an emergency room, call the office today or book your appointment online.

Urgent Care

What can Crown Clinic PA urgent care offer me?

Dr. Oriaku and his staff offer the highest quality of medical care for non-life threatening situations at Crown Clinic PA’s urgent care. The best part is they don’t require an appointment, so you can walk in and be seen in minutes. To make it more convenient for patients, they’re also open on Saturdays.

Crown Clinic PA has an on-site laboratory, making it convenient to have most types of lab exams done in-house, ranging from a tuberculosis test to a complete blood count panel. They have in-house X-ray machines that Dr. Oriaku uses to check for broken bones and examine areas where you’re experiencing pain or discomfort. Lastly, they can quickly and conveniently check your heart’s health by performing a heart ultrasound in the office.

Other common services Dr. Oriaku and his staff provide include quick and easy last-minute sports or school physicals.

When should I go to urgent care?

Common injuries that Dr. Oriaku can diagnose and treat at urgent care include:

  • Minor trauma
  • Concussions
  • Sprains and strains
  • Back or joint pain
  • Bites and stings

If you believe you have any of the following illnesses, come see Dr. Oriaku:

  • Ear infections
  • Eye infections
  • Asthma
  • Stomach flu
  • Dehydration
  • Headaches
  • Strep throat
  • Cold or flu

By coming to Crown Clinic PA urgent care, you’ll be seen fast and won’t encounter the high fees of an emergency room.

When should I go to the emergency room?

While an emergency room can treat your urgent care issues, it’s not recommended because it can be done faster and typically at a lower cost at an urgent care facility. Nonetheless, there are some medical issues for which Dr. Oriaku recommends you go straight to the emergency room, including:

  • Heart attack
  • Chest pain
  • Overdose
  • Uncontrollable bleeding
  • Difficulty speaking or disorientation
  • Major trauma
  • Head trauma
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Extreme abdominal pain

People who experience any of the above life-threatening medical issues should call 911 immediately or proceed directly to the emergency room.

By coming to Crown Clinic PA when you’re in need of urgent care, Dr. Oriaku guarantees compassionate, caring, and quick service. Book your appointment online or call the office today.