Are you sick, injured or simply looking for care?

We get it. It can be overwhelming. That's why Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is here to help you find the best care options to meet your needs within your timeframe.

NGPG offers easy access to:

Primary Care

This should be your first stop if you’re needing routine, non-emergency care. Your primary care physician knows you and your health best. Our providers offer patient-centered care in family medicine and internal medicine to help treat common illnesses, as well as more complex health conditions.

How they provide care:

  • Routine check ups
  • Preventative care and sick visits
  • Treatment for non-urgent, long-term health issues
  • Prescribes and manages medications
  • Specialist referrals

Advantages of this type of care:

  • Same-day appointments available
  • Helps you focus on health and well-being
  • Coordinates with your specialists
  • Walks alongside you to ensure long-term health
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Urgent Care

If your primary care doctor is not available, NGPG Urgent Care Clinics provide care for non-life-threatening medical conditions. You do not need an appointment, but you can save your spot online and visit after hours and on weekends.

Common types of conditions seen at Urgent Care:

  • Upper respiratory infection (such as bronchitis)
  • Suspected broken bones
  • Cuts requiring stitches
  • Infections, flu and strep throat

Advantages of this type of care:

  • Open 8 AM to 8 PM, 7 days a week
  • 6 locations across Northeast Georgia
  • Reserve Your Spot Online check-in
  • Access to board-certified providers
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Emergency Care

Emergency room care should be reserved for very serious or life-threatening problems. At our ERs, you’ll receive high-quality emergency care from a specialized team of board-certified emergency medicine physicians, expert nurses, paramedics and technicians, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Types of conditions seen at the ER:

  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Severe burns
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Numbness in the face, arm or leg
  • Seizures
  • Any condition you believe is life-threatening

Advantages of this type of care:

  • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Staffed by board-certified emergency medicine physicians
  • 4 locations across Northeast Georgia
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Video Visits

Get Care From Anywhere

During a video visit, established NGPG patients can connect directly through a phone or computer with a NGPG provider who can diagnose and treat your health need. This means you can avoid traveling to a clinic location. Video visits are available after hours and on weekends for various specialties, including primary care, internal medicine, pediatrics and more.

Advantages of this type of care:

  • Get the care you need from home, or from wherever you are — even while on vacation
  • Avoid the waiting room at the doctor's office or urgent care
  • Available for a variety of specialties, including primary care, internal medicine, pediatrics, and more
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After-Hours Care

With After-Hours Care, established NGPG patients can get quick answers to healthcare questions by phone at no charge. You can connect with a NGPG on-call provider to get the care you need even if the office has closed for the day, or if it's the weekend.

Advantages of this type of care:

  • Available for most specialties, including primary care, internal medicine and pediatrics
  • Quick answers from providers after hours

How it works:

  • Call your doctor's office after business hours.
  • Hold on the line for the after-hours service to answer.
  • Provide the representative with your name, birth date and reason for calling.
  • The on-call provider will return your call within an hour.
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E-Visits

Online Symptom Check and Treatment

E-Visits are a convenient, fast and effective option for a few basic healthcare issues for new and established NGPG patients – and all you have to do is fill out a questionnaire through MyChart on your computer or smartphone. There's just a $40 fee, and submissions are reviewed between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Common types of treatment:

  • Flu screening and treatment
  • COVID-19 screening
  • Sinus problems and treatment
  • Urinary problems
  • Vaginal discharge

Advantages of this type of care:

  • Fast, affordable and secure
  • Available to anyone 18 and older
  • Insurance will not be filed
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About NGPG

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) brings together over 500 talented physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, midwives and other clinical staff at more than 65 locations across North Georgia. As the state’s sixth-largest physician group, we always have a practice nearby to offer you expert care in more than 25 specialties.

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