Important Alerts
Office and Urgent Care Closures

Effective September 10, 2023, Carroll Gardens Urgent Care is closed.

Effective September 8, 2023, Plainview radiology is closed.

The Croton-on-Hudson lab, the Mahopac lab and the Patterson lab are temporarily closed until October 31, 2023.

The Women’s Health Center lab Poughkeepsie will be temporarily closed until October 31, 2023.

The Fishkill Merritt Campus lab will be temporarily closed from September 25 – October 8, 2023.

The Jefferson Valley Campus lab will be temporarily closed on September 30 and Saturdays for the month of October (October 7, 14, 21, and 28).

Effective August 15, the pediatric and internal medicine offices at 2440 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ are closed and providers have transition to surrounding locations.

April 29, the Drive-Thru COVID-19 RNA testing locations are closed. For COVID-19 testing visit one of our Urgent care offices.


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COVID-19 Information and Updates

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Putting your needs first

Your primary care physician is not only convenient but fundamental to your overall health and wellness because they have invaluable insight into your unique needs. People who have an ongoing relationship with a primary care physician, such as an internist or family medicine physician, have better overall health outcomes, lower death rates and lower total costs of care.

At Optum, many of our primary care doctors are part of our internal medicine or family medicine departments.

A primary care provider maintains a long term relationship with their patients. They provide preventative care and screenings, as well as management of most common chronic and acute conditions. Primary care providers can specialize in internal medicine, pediatrics or family medicine. Internists are trained to take care of adults (18 and over), while family medicine providers are trained to care for patients of all ages. A pediatrician mainly takes care of patients under 18.

It is a matter of preference whether you choose to have an internist or family medicine provider to serve as your primary care provider.

While primary care providers treat many medical conditions, they sometimes refer their patients to a specialist provider who specializes in a specific body system or disease. All of these providers work collectively to guide your wellness needs.

Internal medicine

Internists are part of a medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of internal diseases. They offer:

  • Preventive care
  • Immunizations (routine/travel-related)
  • Physical exams and evaluations
  • Management of complex and chronic conditions and disorders
  • Mental health evaluations
  • Treatment of infectious diseases
  • Senior care
  • Adolescent and young adult medicine

Family medicine

Every family is unique and understanding yours helps us provide more effective medical care and a better patient experience. Based on your family’s medical history and individual needs, our board certified physicians tailor their care to the individual and the whole family.

Family medicine doctors have a similar background as internists, but with an additional focus on pediatric and family care.

Some of the common conditions treated by our family medicine physicians include:

  • Sprains
  • Lacerations
  • Headache
  • Infant colic
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Sinusitis
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Arthritis
  • Back strains
  • Pneumonia

Caring for you and your family ›

Your link to comprehensive care

Your primary care physician is not only your go-to for preventive and ongoing care, but your greatest resource for referrals and advice. When needed, they’ll help you find the right specialist to treat specific conditions and perform surgery.

At Optum, our interconnected network makes it easy for your doctor and your greater team of specialists to collaborate on a personalized care plan.

Some common conditions and illnesses treated and managed by your primary care physician are:

Medical care and help

To find an internist or a family medicine specialist near you, visit our Provider’s page.

Contact us if you have any questions