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Primary care

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University Health Service provides confidential, high-quality health care services for students and other university community members. University Health Service offers a wide range of primary care services, including treatment for illnesses and injuries, ongoing medical problems, and care and advice for health concerns.

Currently, UHS is not accepting employees and other members of the University community as new patients for personal health care, with the exception of residents and fellows who may choose a UHS physician as their primary care provider. For assistance finding a primary care provider (PCP) outside UHS, check

Residents and fellows who would like to come to UHS for their personal health care are asked to call (585) 275-2638 or e-mail to register to become a UHS patient. Full-time students are automatically registrered and assigned a Primary Care Provider at UHS.  Once you are registered as a UHS patient, you can call (585) 275-2662 to schedule an appointment at any UHS office. For urgent concerns when UHS offices are closed, call (585) 275-2662 to reach the UHS physician on call.

The benefits of having a primary care physician at UHS include:

  • Full range of primary care services for preventive, acute, and chronic care management
  • Access to care 24 hours a day (physician on call when UHS offices are closed)
  • Same-day appointments for urgent concerns
  • Evening appointments at our office on the River Campus during the school year
  • Availability of a registered nurse to answer health concerns by phone
  • Offices conveniently located on the University of Rochester River Campus and the Eastman School of Music. (Free parking next to the UHS Building on the River Campus.)

Access to care is provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the calendar year. All visits to University Health Service are confidential.

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