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OMNI Adult Medicine

Quality Care… Close to Home

Services

  • Management of chronic conditions
  • Referrals to specialty services
  • Coordination of care
  • Routine annual checkups
  • Pre-employment physicals
  • CDL, DSS physicals
  • Pre-op evaluations

Office Hours

Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 9AM-12Noon/1PM- 4PM
Wednesday 1PM - 8PM

Please call within 24 hours to cancel/ reschedule your appointment by calling (516) 486-6862. For an urgent need, you may walk in and you will be evaluated for care. To avoid waiting, an appointment is recommended.

Laboratory Hours

Monday - Friday 8 AM - 3:30 PM

OMNI Adult Medicine Brochure

Department of Medicine

Ground Level Station Four
Nassau University Medical Center
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
E. Meadow, NY 11554

Main: (516) 572-0123
Appointments: (516) 486-6862

Centers of Care

A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility (516) 572-1400

Family Health Centers:

Elmont (516) 571-8200
Hempstead (516) 572-1300
Roosevelt (516) 571-8600
Roosevelt High School (516) 867-8551
South Ocean Care (516) 623-3600
Westbury (516) 571-9500
 

How We Manage Your Care

  1. Care Coordination: Our care team works with other providers, including specialists and hospitals, to effectively coordinate your care.
  2. Your Role: We work with you to obtain a complete medical history and we ask that you let us know about care you receive outside the practice. We may ask you about medications you are taking, your family medical history, as well as any recent hospital visits.
  3. Access to Care: We strive to communicate with you effectively and provide you with an appointment as quickly as possible.
  4. Treatment Options: We use the latest medical research and evidence to guide our decisions as together we discuss options for your care.
  5. Self-Management: We provide you with tools such as log books or reminder calendars to help you manage your care at home.

We are committed to establishing a relationship with you and providing you with the services and tools you need to maintain your health.

Contacting the Practice

Non Urgent Issues

To contact the Practice during or after office hours for the following reasons, please call (516) 486-6862:

  • An appointment or same-day appointment
  • Non-urgent question for the doctor
  • Medication refill

Urgent Issues

  • From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon.-Fri. call the hospital page operator to ask for your doctor or the on-call provider at (516) 572-6233
  • Before 8 a.m. or after 4 p.m. and weekends call (516) 486-6862. Ask for the on call provider.

In case of emergency, call 911.

Prescription Requests

There are 3 ways you can fill or re-fill an expired prescription:

  1. Through your Pharmacy: by contacting them and they can fax your doctor a request to renew the prescription. Fax no. (516) 572-5313.
  2. By Phone: call (516) 486-6862 at any time and leave a message for your doctor. You will need to know where you were last seen, the name and phone number for your pharmacy, the name of the medication, the dosage and the date the prescription is expiring. Calls are generally responded to within 3 business days.
  3. In Person Walk In: You may complete a prescription request form at the registration desk located on the Ground Floor. All prescription requests require 3 business days. Please be sure to include your pharmacy telephone number as well as a telephone number where we can reach you.

Changes and/or new prescriptions can only be completed by the physician, please schedule a visit with your physician to address those needs.

If you cannot afford to purchase your medication, ask your physician about our Affordable Pharmacy Programs.

Forms & Letters

We understand that at times, various forms or letters may be required to assist you with your healthcare needs. Our staff will be happy to complete forms and write medical letters as necessary upon your request. Please make sure to drop off all form requests at the Registration Desk located on the Ground Floor. You will need to complete a form at the Registration Desk.

Please allow 10 business days for completion of requested forms/letters. You may choose to pick up or have the forms faxed or mailed to you.

Insurance

Medicaid, Medicare and most Commercial insurances are accepted. For those without insurance, enrollment counselors are available to assist you. A sliding fee scale is available for those who are ineligible for insurance. Copayments and deductibles are due at the time of service.

Things You Can Do To Stay Healthy

  1. Have regular check ups with your primary care doctor
  2. Change daily lifestyle
    • If you smoke: smoke less or aim to QUIT.
    • Physical activity: aim to exercise for 30 mins. each day
    • If you drink alcohol: drink less alcohol. Drink water in between alcoholic drinks. Have a break from alcohol for 1-2 days
    • Food: eat fruit, vegetables, fish and lean meat. Eat less fat. Eat less salt in and on food
  3. Know how to manage your medicine
    • Take your medicines every day as instructed by your physician

We are committed to improving wellness through better patient education!