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6110 Abbot Road, East Lansing          517-332-5342          Open 365 Days a Year

At Red Cedar Valley Medicine, PLC, we believe in practicing Evidence-Based Medicine.  We also utilize the Clinical Practice Guidelines as an important resource for guiding medical care.  We try to follow the Preventative Health Care Guidelines.  We are not a replacement for your primary care physician and will refer the patient back to the primary care physician for follow-up assessment and treatment.

We pledge to work in collaboration with your primary care physician.  We use the latest technology such as an electronic medical records (EMR), Digital X-Rays, rapid lab testing and the latest in diagnostic equipment. After your visit to Red Cedar Valley Medicine, PLC, your records will be sent directly to your doctor’s office.  Please have your doctor's contact information with you when you arrive.  We encourage our patients to follow-up with their own physician after leaving the Pediatric Urgent Care.  We also recommend that patients see their assigned physician for routine well-child exams.

Red Cedar Valley Medicine, PLC is an electronic office.  The x-rays are digital and can be read by a radiologist within 24 hours.  We have a professional billing service, to ensure timely insurance filing and reimbursement.  Our goal is to make your visit as comfortable and efficient as possible.  We understand that you would rather be anywhere, but in the doctors office.  We follow the American Academy of Pediatrics' Recommendations for Free-Standing Urgent Care Facilities and the Urgent Care Association of America's Urgent Care Guidelines.

Let us know if there is anything we can do to help improve your experience.

What is an "Urgent Care?"

An Urgent Care is defined by the delivery of ambulatory care in a facility providing unscheduled or walk-in care outside of a hospital-based emergency department (ED) or emergency room (ER).

What are the Advantages of coming to Red Cedar Valley Medicine?

  • No appointment is necessary to visit us.
  • We are open late and on the weekends.
  • You can avoid the long wait-times at hospital-based EDs or ERs.
  • We make more room available for life-threatening situations at EDs.
  • Most insurers charge a lower copay for visits to us than for ED visits.