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Family Doctors Offering Same Day Care in Basalt Colorado

Same Day Medical Care

At Aspen Medical Care, we strive to provide timely care. In both our Basalt and Aspen offices, we provide same-day appointments for sudden exacerbations of chronic issues or new, acute issues. Same-day appointments may not be with your primary provider here at Aspen Medical Care, but our collaborative approach allows every provider to provide quality care to every patient.

A scheduled, same-day appointment can address many concerns. The only limitation on what we can provide is time. On a slower, off-season day, we may be able to provide same-day appointments for well-child care, annual physicals, medication management and lab review. During busier times of the year, our ability to provide same-day, well-child care and annual physicals is much more limited.

Sometimes, even same-day appointments are unavailable. No worries! We offer patients the opportunity to walk into either office to address acute issues! Walk-ins are always welcome!*Walk-in hours are between 8 – 4:30p. You must arrive before 4:00 to be seen as a walk-in patient. By 3:00 if you are a Medicare patient.

During a walk-in visit, we can address issues like cold and flu symptoms, cough, nasal congestion, vomiting, diarrhea, new abdominal pain, headaches, ankle sprains, suspected fractures, falls, minor head trauma, lacerations, sprains and other new illnesses or problems. During your visit, we will address your acute concern. Our advice will be evidence-based and personalized. We may prescribe appropriate medication, repair minor lacerations, and, in the Aspen office only, perform x-rays on adults as needed. If an x-ray is performed, we can provide a digital copy of your radiographs to take with you before you leave the clinic.

In Aspen, our Saturday morning clinic is reserved exclusively for walk-in appointments.**Saturday clinic hours are between 8a – 12p. You must arrive before 11:30a to be seen on Saturdays.Aspen Office only We are happy to address you or your child’s sudden illness or injury during Saturday clinic, so that you can enjoy your weekend as much as possible.

If you’re unsure if a walk-in appointment is appropriate for your concern, please call the office before your arrival for guidance! If you are unable to call, you can come to the office and we will guide you from there.

There are some appointment types that should always be scheduled.  These include well-child checks, annual physicals, medication management visits, laboratory or test result discussions, travel consultations, and other visits regarding non-acute issues.  These visits are often lengthy and require the protected time of a scheduled appointment to be properly addressed.

Same Day Care Providers

Charlene Guggenheim, Medical Doctor in Basalt, Colorado

Charlene Guggenheim, MD

Doctor of Medicine

Pediatrician serving the needs of children of all ages, paying special attention the challenges faced by local parents.

Aspen Doctors Office Physician Mary Harris MD

Mary E. Harris, MD

Doctor of Medicine

Pediatrician striving to provide compassionate care for all pediatric patients in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Jenny Connery Family Doctor

Jenny Connery, MD

Doctor of Medicine

Family medicine physician focused on preventive individualized medicine and comprehensive healthcare for all ages.

Aspen Doctor Bryan Gieszl Travel Consultation

Bryan Gieszl, MD, FACP

Doctor of Medicine

Internal medicine physician specializing patient-centered, individualized medical care.

Jade Golden Physician Assistant in Aspen Colorado

Jade Golden, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Family medicine PA providing empowering preventative care and exceptional attention to acute medical needs.

Shari Kiehnbaum Physicians Assistant in Basalt Offering Travel Consultations in Aspen

Shari Kiehnbaum, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Dedicated to providing full-spectrum family medicine care and developing long-term, compassionate relationships with her patients.

Tracie Walterscheid Physicians Assistant Focusing on Outpatient Care

Tracie Walterscheid, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Family medicine PA providing excellence in preventive and acute care medicine.

Other Medical Services

  • FULL SPECTRUM ADULT MEDICINE
  • WOMEN’S HEALTH INCLUDING “YEARLY PAPS”
  • MEN’S HEALTH CARE
  • PEDIATRIC CARE
  • NEWBORN CARE

  • X-RAYS
  • URGENT CARE
  • MINOR PROCEDURES
  • WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION EVALUATION
  • SCHOOL PHYSICALS

  • INTERNAL MEDICINE
  • IMMIGRATION PHYSICALS
  • TRAVEL INFORMATION AND IMMUNIZATIONS
  • GERIATRICS
  • SPORTS MEDICINE
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