The 31st clinic in the WellMed Medical Group is now open in the Sun City of El Paso.
WellMed Senior Clinic at Medical Center is at 1724 Weston Brent Lane, off North Lee Trevino Drive near the Vista Hills Country Club. The clinic, open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 p.m., is accepting Medicare-eligible patients.
Dr. Christine K. Hernandez, who has been practicing medicine in El Paso for a quarter century, is the Primary Care Physician. She is board certified in Family Practice and Geriatrics by the American Board of Family Practice.
The 5,000 square-foot, single-story medical facility has 13 exam rooms with on-site lab, X-ray and plenty of parking. WellMed Senior Clinic at Medical Center is the first WellMed Medical Group clinic in El Paso, featuring a clinic staff trained to focus on senior healthcare. Patients experience shorter wait times in the lobby and longer, more in-depth visits with their healthcare provider. Same-day urgent care appointments also are available.
WellMed is one of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation, largely due to its commitment to change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. According to the Census, 10.7 percent of El Paso County residents were age 65 or older in 2008, versus 10.2 percent of the Texas population.
WellMed is accepting Medicare patients and those enrolled in a qualifying Medicare Advantage plan through Physicians Health Choice, a subsidiary HMO.
El Paso is the 27th Texas clinic for WellMed Medical Group, which also operates clinics in the Greater San Antonio and Austin areas. WellMed also serves patients through four clinics along the Treasure Coast of Florida.
To learn more about becoming a patient at WellMed Senior Clinic at Medical Center, call (915) 595-1812, or call toll-free at 1-888-781-WELL (9355).
WellMed Medical Management (wellmedmedicalgroup.com) is a diversified healthcare company and health plan provider serving nearly 100,000 patients and Medicare Advantage plan members in Texas, Florida, Arkansas and New Mexico. WellMed is an industry leader in medical risk management, highly effective disease management and chronic care programs, healthcare delivery services, and more.
WellMed is South Texas’ largest physician-owned practice management company and medical group, specializing in senior health care since 1990. With more than 30 medical clinics in Texas and Florida, the vision of the healthcare company and insurance provider is to change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors.