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University Health Service (UHS)

Personal Health Care

Employees and other members of the University community are welcome to choose a physician at the University Health Service (UHS) as their primary care physician (PCP). The University Health Service offers a full range of personal health care services, including the evaluation and treatment of medical conditions, the management of on-going medical problems, women's health care, treatment for illnesses and injuries, allergy injections, immunizations, first aid care, blood pressure checks, and the care and advice for any health concern. All visits to UHS are confidential.

Benefits of having a primary care physician at UHS

Choosing a Primary Care Physician (PCP) at UHS

If you would like to come to UHS for personal health care, we ask you to choose one of our physicians as your primary care provider (PCP). UHS physicians participate in most insurance plans available in the Rochester area and are accepting new patients who are members of the University community. The UHS clinical staff includes physicians who are board certified in Internal Medicine and Family Medicine, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses. Call 585-275-2638 or e-mail klock@uhs.rochester.edu to select a primary care physician at UHS.

Scheduling an Appointment at UHS

Please call 585-275-2662 to schedule an appointment at UHS. UHS primary care patients who are scheduled for a physical are asked to complete one of the forms below before their appointment. Please bring the completed form to your appointment.

Other Personal Health Care Services for Employees:

Allergy Injections UHS patients and employees of the University of Rochester (whether they are a UHS patient or not) may be able to receive their allergy injections at UHS. Allergy injections are given by appointment during specified times when a physician or nurse practitioner is on-site. Patients receiving allergy injections are asked to wait twenty minutes after receiving their injection to observe for a possible allergic reaction. Individuals wanting to receive their allergy injections at UHS must schedule an initial evaluation with the allergy nurse. Call 585-275-2662 to schedule an appointment. Allergy Injection Services at UHS

Immunizations UHS offers immunizations, including measles, MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella), hepatitis B, etc. UHS primary care patients who are planning to travel abroad are welcome to come to UHS for their travel immunizations. Travelers are asked to bring information about the immunizations that they need with them to their appointment and to allow plenty of time before traveling to receive their immunizations. Information about immunizations needed to travel outside the United States is available on the web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.gov). Call UHS at 585-275-2662 to schedule an appointment.

Travel Immunizations. UHS primary care patients who are planning to travel abroad are welcome to come to UHS for their travel immunizations. Travelers are asked to bring information about the immunizations that they need with them to their appointment and to allow plenty of time before traveling to receive their immunizations. Information about immunizations needed to travel outside the United States is available on the web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.gov). Call UHS at 585-275-2662

UHS Occupational Health Services

UHS provides occupational health services for non-hospital based employees. For information about the occupational health services offered by UHS, check Occupational Health Services or call 585-275-4955 for assistance.

Please Note: Occupational health services for hospital-based employees are provided by Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM). The phone number for OEM is 585-487-1000.


To select a PCP at UHS call 585-275-2638.