New TGH Urgent Care Powered by Fast Track Opens at Starkey RanchPublished: Aug 15, 2022
The new clinic serves the Trinity and Odessa communities and is officially opening its doors today to patients.
Tampa, FL (Aug. 15, 2022) – Adding to its expansive clinic locations serving the community throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties, TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track opened its newest clinic today. The Trinity at Starkey Ranch location, 13531 State Road 54 in Odessa, is a state-of-the art clinic providing urgent care for patients ages 3 months and older, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
“Trinity at Starkey Ranch is located in the heart of a rapidly growing community, and our new clinic provides those living in northern Hillsborough and nearby Pasco County, with a new, convenient option for health care,” said Adam Smith, Tampa General Hospital executive vice president and chief ambulatory care officer. “The clinic is staffed by our board-certified providers, offering comprehensive care for a wide array of non-emergent medical conditions. We’re pleased to support the health care needs of the expanding community.”
The new clinic features five exam rooms and offers efficient, high-quality urgent care in a patient-friendly environment. Common illnesses and injuries treated at the new Trinity at Starkey Ranch TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track include:
- Sore throat
- Ear infections
- Eye problems
- Colds and fevers
- Skin rashes
- Simple fractures
- Nausea and other stomach issues
- Urinary tract infections
“Additionally, we offer school and sports physicals, laboratory testing including for COVID-19 and the flu, and a number of diagnostic procedures from X-rays to EKGs,” said Dr. Daron Diecidue, chief executive officer, TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track. “Testing, diagnosis and treatment can all be done in one location.”
Occupational health services are also available and include pre-employment screenings, employment physicals and assessments for workers’ compensation injuries.
TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track is the first system of urgent care centers 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.
With the new clinic, TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track locations has 15 locations around the Tampa Bay area 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.
Walk-in appointments are available; however, a FastPass Reservation is recommended. For more information or to make a reservation, visit TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track or call 813-925-1903.
ABOUT TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITALTampa General Hospital, a 1,040-bed, not-for-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 2022-23 Best Hospitals, and is tied as the third highest-ranked hospital in Florida, with seven specialties ranking among the best programs in the United States. Tampa General Hospital has been designated as a model of excellence by the 2022 Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals list. The academic medical center’s commitment to growing and developing its team members is recognized by two prestigious Forbes magazine rankings – first nationally in the 2022 America’s Best Employers for Women and third out of 100 Florida companies in the 2021 America’s Best Employers by State. Tampa General is the safety net hospital for the region, caring for everyone regardless of their ability to pay, and in fiscal year 2020, provided a net community benefit worth more than $182.5 million in the form of health care for underinsured patients, community education, and financial support to community health organizations in Tampa Bay. 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 six 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 21 TGH Imaging powered by Tower outpatient radiology centers throughout Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas and Palm Beach counties. Tampa Bay area 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 the largest hospitals in the country, Tampa General Hospital is the first in Florida to partner with GE Healthcare and open a clinical command center that provides real-time situational awareness to improve and better coordinate patient care at a lower cost. For more information, go to www.tgh.org.