TGH Urgent Care Powered by Fast Track Opened Its 12th Location in the Tampa Bay AreaPublished: Jun 25, 2021
By Tampa General Hospital
The new location officially opened June 25 and will serve Fish Hawk and the surrounding communities with expanded access to Tampa General Hospital’s world-class care.
Tampa, FL (June 25, 2021) – The growing Hillsborough County suburb of Fish Hawk now has access to world-class, convenient medical care for minor illnesses and injuries at the newest TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track. The new clinic located at 5464 Lithia Pinecrest Road in Lithia officially opens on June 25 and will serve patients seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
“Tampa General Hospital continues to advance health care options in an innovative way in the Tampa Bay area,” said Tampa General Hospital Executive Vice President & Chief Ambulatory Care Officer Adam Smith. “Opening this clinic in the Fish Hawk community provides convenient urgent care services close to home for people and families living nearby. Tampa General has more than 50 convenient locations, including primary care, urgent care, medical imaging, and general outpatient centers. We are excited to serve the Fish Hawk community with TGH’s world-class patient care.”
The new clinic offers efficient, high-quality urgent care in a patient-friendly environment performed by board-certified primary care providers. Common illnesses and injuries treated at the new Fish Hawk urgent care include:
- Sore throat
- Ear infections
- Eye problems
- Skin rashes
- Simple fractures
- Nausea and other stomach issues
- Urinary tract infections
Common tests, check-ups and procedures offered at TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track include school and sports physicals, X-rays, and certain laboratory tests, as well as testing for infectious conditions, including COVID-19 and flu. Occupational health services are also offered and include:
- Pre-employment screenings
- Employment physicals
- Workers compensation injuries
“TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track is committed to providing high quality urgent care medicine to Tampa Bay and all of its surrounding areas. Our new Fish Hawk location, with its neighboring communities of FishHawk Ranch, Lithia, Bloomingdale, Brandon and Durant, is well-positioned to be a resource for urgent care needs for the residents of these communities. We are excited to be a part of this growing area,” said Dr. Daron Diecidue, chief executive officer, TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track.
TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track is the first urgent care in the Tampa Bay area to achieve accreditation through the Urgent Care Association (UCA). This is the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers and means that the locations have met all the UCA’s established standards and criteria for quality of patient care, safety and scope of services.
TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track locations span throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties. The new clinic makes a total of 12 TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track locations around Tampa Bay, and is one more way Tampa General Hospital provides patients with high-quality, low-cost, patient-centered care as well as a connection to high-level, acute hospital care for patients with serious and complex illnesses. Tampa General’s health system also includes 17 Tampa General Medical Group primary care offices, TGH Family Care Center Kennedy, TGH Family Care Center Healthpark, TGH Brandon Healthplex, TGH Virtual Health and 18 outpatient radiology centers.
Walk-in appointments are available; however, a FastPass Reservation is recommended. For more information about TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track or to make a reservation, visit https://www.fasttrackurgentcare.com/. The phone number for all locations is 813-925-1903.
ABOUT TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Tampa General Hospital, a 1041-bed non-profit academic medical center, is one of the largest hospitals in America and delivers world-class care as the region’s only center for Level l trauma and comprehensive burn care. Tampa General Hospital is the highest-ranked hospital in the market in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 Best Hospitals, and one of the top 4 hospitals in Florida, with five specialties ranking among the best programs in the United States. It is one of the nation’s busiest adult solid organ transplant centers and is the primary teaching hospital for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. With five medical helicopters, Tampa General Hospital transports critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need. Tampa General houses a nationally accredited comprehensive stroke center and its 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit is the largest on the West Coast of Florida. It also is home to the Jennifer Leigh Muma 82-bed Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, and a nationally accredited rehabilitation center. Tampa General Hospital’s footprint includes 17 Tampa General Medical Group Primary Care offices, TGH Family Care Center Kennedy, TGH Brandon Healthplex, TGH Virtual Health and 19 outpatient Radiology Centers. Tampa Bay residents also receive world-class care from the TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track network of clinics, and they can even receive home visits in select areas through TGH Urgent Care at Home, powered by Fast Track. As one of he largest hospitals in the country, Tampa General Hospital is first in Florida to partner with GE Healthcare and open a clinical command center that uses artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to improve and better cooordinate patient care at a lower cost. For more information, go to www.tgh.org.