The dedicated team at Carolina Care in Wilmington, North Carolina, understands that when you need urgent medical attention, you don’t want the inconvenience of missing work or going to an emergency room. Dr. Richard Ferro established Carolina Care to provide the best possible urgent care in an attentive and compassionate manner. Carolina Care offers urgent care inconvenient hours seven days a week, including evenings, and appointments aren’t necessary. However, if you want to schedule an appointment, call the practice or book your visit online today.
When you need accessible and fast medical attention for a nonemergency health condition, Carolina Care combines attentiveness and convenience for urgent care solutions.
A variety of health issues might require urgent medical attention, including:
Additional injuries or wounds that may require urgent attention include lacerations, cuts, or scrapes; sprains, strains, or fractures; work- or sports-related injuries; or minor burns and bites.
For your convenience, Dr. Ferro also offers general medical care like physicals and vaccinations during urgent care appointments.
Some health conditions are traumatic or life-threatening and require emergency medical attention, such as:
If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, or any life-threatening situation that may need a higher level of care, call 911 or go to the emergency room immediately.
Dr. Ferro and the Carolina Care team offer world-class medical care for nonemergency conditions. During your urgent care visit, Dr. Ferro works closely with you to discuss your symptoms and evaluate your health condition to reach an accurate diagnosis.
The clinic is equipped with digital X-rays and a full-service lab on-site to perform a wide range of tests for:
Once Dr. Ferro reaches a diagnosis, he takes the time to explain it clearly and involves you in your treatment decisions. As an experienced urgent care physician, Dr. Ferro is prepared to provide a variety of medical therapies including braces, splints, or casting; sutures or stitches; breathing treatments; and IV fluids.
In addition to treating acute conditions during urgent care appointments, Dr. Ferro can also manage chronic diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure.
Take advantage of Carolina Care’s convenient urgent care hours daily, including evenings. Remember, appointments aren’t necessary, but you can call Carolina Care or go online to schedule a visit.