Urgent Office Visit Specialist

Neeraj Tripathy, MD

Internist located in Ridley Park, PA

Neeraj Tripathy, MD has practiced medicine for the past 20 years. For urgent office visits in the Ridley Park, PA, Springfield, PA, and Philadelphia, PA area, give Dr. Tripathy's office a call. As a specialist in internal medicine, and preventative medicine, Dr. Tripathy is very qualified to care for all patients.

Urgent Office Visit Q & A

What is an urgent office visit compared to a regular office visit?

An urgent office visit is one that cannot wait for a regular appointment. These types of visits include symptoms such as pain, elevated temperature, or abrupt changes in body function. Numbness, tingling, chest pain or pressure, inability to go to the bathroom or changes in vision are all symptoms of an urgent medical need. A routine medical need is your annual physical and situations that can wait for an upcoming appointment.

Is my co-pay likely to be higher for an urgent office visit?

Typically, an urgent office visit does have a higher co-pay, but that is very dependent upon your insurance plan and the insurance company. You can always call Dr. Tripathy's office and ask what your co-pay will be, however, it is never wise to forego medical care when you have an urgent medical problem. The co-pay for the emergency room is almost always much higher.

What if I am unsure if my needs are considered urgent?

If you are unsure whether or not you have an urgent medical need, just call Dr. Tripathy's office. One of the professional medical care providers will help you evaluate your condition and help you make an appointment, urgent or regular. The thing to keep in mind about health conditions is that it is always better to err on the side of caution. If you feel you have an urgent need, you can also just call and make an urgent need appointment. It is much better to be safe than sorry. Dr. Tripathy is accepting new patients at his Ridley Park, Pennsylvania office. If this is your first time to see Dr. Neeraj Tripathy be sure to bring a list of medications that you take along to your appointment. Contact the office today for any further questions.

Insurance

Most major insurance plans accepted. Please contact our office for any questions.

AARP
Aetna
AmeriHealth
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Gateway Health
Horizon NJ Health
Medicaid
Worker's Compensation