Urgent Care or the Emergency Room?

By Shantala Sonnad, MD  |  11/14/2016

More than 100 million Americans go to the emergency room every year. While most of us visit the ER only for true emergencies, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common reasons people visit the ER include stomach and abdominal pain, fever, headache, and back pain, most of which can be seen in an urgent care setting.


Urgent Car or the Emergency Room