University of Rochester

University Health Service (UHS)

Personal Health Care

Employees and other members of the University community are welcome to choose a physician at the University Health Service (UHS) as their primary care physician (PCP). The University Health Service offers a full range of personal health care services, including the evaluation and treatment of medical conditions, the management of on-going medical problems, women's health care, treatment for illnesses and injuries, allergy injections, immunizations, first aid care, blood pressure checks, and the care and advice for any health concern. All visits to UHS are confidential.

UHS primary care patients who are scheduled for a physical are asked to complete the Patient Physical Form and bring the form to their appointment.

Choosing a Primary Care Physician (PCP) at UHS

If you would like to come to UHS for personal health care, we ask you to choose one of our physicians as your primary care provider (PCP). UHS physicians participate in most insurance plans available in the Rochester area and are accepting new patients who are members of the University community.

Call 275-2638 to choose a primary care physician at UHS. The UHS clinical staff includes physicians who are board certified in Internal Medicine, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses. Your PCP will assist you in learning to manage your health care needs by preventing illness and injury and encouraging healthy living.

Benefits of having a primary care physician at UHS

Allergy Injections

UHS patients and employees of the University of Rochester (whether they are a UHS patient or not) may be able to receive their allergy injections at UHS. Allergy injections are given by appointment during specified times when a physician or nurse practitioner is on-site. Patients receiving allergy injections are asked to wait twenty minutes after receiving their injection to observe for a possible allergic reaction. Individuals wanting to receive their allergy injections at UHS must schedule an initial evaluation with the allergy nurse. Call 275-2662 to schedule an appointment.
Allergy Injection Services at UHS


UHS offers immunizations, including measles, MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella), hepatitis B, etc. UHS primary care patients who are planning to travel abroad are welcome to come to UHS for their travel immunizations. Travelers are asked to bring information about the immunizations that they need with them to their appointment and to allow plenty of time before traveling to receive their immunizations. Information about immunizations needed to travel outside the United States is available on the web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( Call UHS at 275-2662 to schedule an appointment.

For more information, contact Linda Dudman in the UHS Health Promotion Office at (585) 273-5770 or

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Last modified: Thursday, 10-Nov-2011 13:09:02 EST