LAS VEGAS – Southwest Medical Associates, part of OptumCare has added three new health care providers to help meet the growing need for health services in the Las Vegas community.
Sami Akhchin, PA-C joins Southwest Medical’s Tenaya Health Care Center (2704 N. Tenaya Way) and specializes in urgent care.
Jemelyn Hedrick, RN joins Southwest Medical’s Siena Heights Urgent Care (2845 Siena Heights Dr.) as an RN manager.
Theresa Hilton-Berger, APRN joins Southwest Medical’s Oakey and Durango Convenient Care walk-in clinics (4750 W. Oakey Blvd. and 7150 S. Durango Dr.).
About Southwest Medical Associates
Southwest Medical, part of OptumCareTM, was founded in Las Vegas in 1972 and is Nevada’s largest multispecialty medical group with 370 local health care providers through Southwest Medical and OptumCare Specialty and Primary Care, including seven convenient care centers, six urgent care centers, two outpatient surgery centers and two community centers catering to older adults, plus access to a network of 800 providers throughout southern Nevada.
Our full spectrum of health care services includes Southwest Medical Associates Hospice, improving the quality of life for people experiencing a terminal illness. We bring care and comfort home to our patients through Home Health Services, Home Care Plus and Total Home Care and Palliative Care, part of the continuum of care for all stages of a person’s life. For more than four decades we have provided this experienced, compassionate, innovative and high-quality care to patients throughout Southern Nevada. From our 24-hour urgent care center to industry-leading technology such as convenient e-visits and online options like the NowClinic® telemedicine platform, Southwest Medical’s goal is to bring patients the health care they want, the way they want it.
For more information: SMALV.COM.