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PM Pediatric Urgent Care, Anchorage AK

PM Pediatric Urgent Care

4.98(581 reviews)
751 E 36th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99503751 E 36th Ave
OpenSat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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we love this place. the staff is amazing and their care is excellent.
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PM Pediatric Urgent Care, Anchorage AK

PM Pediatric Urgent Care

4.98(581 reviews)
751 E 36th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99503751 E 36th Ave
OpenSat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Tue12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Wed12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Thu12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Fri12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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  • Sun12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Recent patient review

we love this place. the staff is amazing and their care is excellent.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.59(464 reviews)
4126 N Milwaukee Ave, Anchorage, AK 995084126 N Milwaukee Ave
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I was able to choose a Quest lab location and schedule an appointment. Check in was easy, and I only needed to provide my name and DOB. They were able to locate my order in their system. They were already aware that my labs were paid for prior to the appointment. I had my labs done on a Wednesday, and I received my results by Saturday. Great experience.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.35(563 reviews)
3524 Jersey Ridge Rd, Big Lake, AK 996543524 Jersey Ridge Rd
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Recent patient review

I was able to choose a Quest lab location and schedule an appointment. Check in was easy, and I only needed to provide my name and DOB. They were able to locate my order in their system. They were already aware that my labs were paid for prior to the appointment. I had my labs done on a Wednesday, and I received my results by Saturday. Great experience.
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Advantage Medical Laboratory

Advantage Medical Laboratory

207 E Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99503207 E Northern Lights Blvd
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  • Mon 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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  • Thu 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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FirstCare Occ Med Med Clinic

FirstCare Occ Med Med Clinic

3710 Woodland Dr, Anchorage, AK 995173710 Woodland Dr
OpenSat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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  • Wed 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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  • Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Summit Family Practice

Summit Family Practice

2.0(2 reviews)
2741 Debarr Road, Anchorage, AK 995082741 Debarr Road
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  • Mon 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Thu 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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Diabetes & Lipid Clinic of Alaska

Diabetes & Lipid Clinic of Alaska

2841 Debarr Road, Anchorage, AK 995082841 Debarr Road
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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Priority STD Testing

Priority STD Testing

2211 E Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, AK 995082211 E Northern Lights Blvd
OpenSat 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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  • Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Medical Park Family Care Inc.

Medical Park Family Care Inc.

3.05(37 reviews)
2211 E Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, AK 995082211 E Northern Lights Blvd
OpenSat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
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  • Thu 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Recent patient review

I have been a patient at MPFC for about 15 years. My provider, Dr Gaskill is excellent. She listens to my concerns and answers my questionIs in a way I can understand. I have been impressed with the entire staff from front desk to accounting as well as the "Portal" experience. The quick response, attention to detail and overall customer service keeps me coming back year after year. I would highly recommend MPFC to anyone looking for a new medical clinic and knowledgable team.
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Mountain View Urgent Care, Anchorage

Mountain View Urgent Care

5.0(1 reviews)
3521 Mountain View Dr, Anchorage, AK 995083521 Mountain View Dr
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  • Mon10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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  • SatClosed
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Stress Free Health Testing

Stress Free Health Testing

2.0(4 reviews)
4100 Lake Otis Pkwy, Anchorage, AK 995084100 Lake Otis Pkwy
OpenSat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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  • Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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My DNA Paternity Testing Labs

My DNA Paternity Testing Labs

4015 Lake Otis Pkwy, Anchorage, AK 995084015 Lake Otis Pkwy
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Urgent Care Medical Clinic PC

Urgent Care Medical Clinic PC

1.0(1 reviews)
5437 E Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage, AK 995085437 E Northern Lights Blvd
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Patients First Medical Clinic LLC

Patients First Medical Clinic LLC

2.5(8 reviews)
6307 Debarr Road, Anchorage, AK 995046307 Debarr Road
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Immediate Care Inc

Immediate Care Inc

6311 Debarr Road, Anchorage, AK 995046311 Debarr Road
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Alaska Medical Clinic, Anchorage

Alaska Medical Clinic

3.0(2 reviews)
300 E Dimond Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99515300 E Dimond Blvd
OpenSat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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  • Sat10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Alpine Urgent Care

Alpine Urgent Care

3.35(27 reviews)
1310 E Dimond Blvd, Anchorage, AK 995151310 E Dimond Blvd
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MyHealth Clinic

MyHealth Clinic

3.0(12 reviews)
2105 E 88th Ave, Anchorage, AK 995072105 E 88th Ave
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Very friendly staff from the time I walked in the door. My new provider, NP Hansen was incredible and helped me really understand what was going on with my health. So happy to have finally found a PCP I can trust.
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Urgent Care Medical Clinic

Urgent Care Medical Clinic

2.33(3 reviews)
9150 Jewel Lake Rd, Anchorage, AK 995029150 Jewel Lake Rd
OpenSat 11:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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  • Sat11:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Recent patient review

I've been here several times and had a great experience. The staff is very nice and caring. The waiting room is small but clean and you don't have to wait long.
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US Healthworks

US Healthworks

5.0(1 reviews)
12350 Industry Way, Anchorage, AK 9951512350 Industry Way
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Jun 15, 2022
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Diagnostic Test FAQs

  • How much does a diagnostic test cost?

    The cost of a diagnostic test is determined by a number of factors, including the type of test, the testing provider's rate, and geographic location. Many health insurance policies pay for some or all of the costs of diagnostic testing. The easiest approach to find out how much a diagnostic test will cost is to get a quote from the testing company directly.

  • Does insurance cover diagnostic testing?

    Yes, many health insurance plans will cover diagnostic testing costs, especially if your doctor believes the tests are medically required based on your symptoms or health condition. To discover more about your diagnostic testing coverage and benefits, contact your health insurance provider. As a service, some diagnostic test providers may additionally validate your insurance benefits for you.

  • What is a diagnostic test?

    A diagnostic test is a method or test that your doctor uses to assist diagnose an illness, disease, or medical condition. Colonoscopy, mammography, biopsy, computed tomography (CT) scan, and endoscopy are just a few of the many diagnostic procedures that your doctor may perform to detect or rule out specific health problems. Diagnostic tests can also be used to track a disease's course and assess how well specific therapies are working.

  • What types of diagnostic tests are there?

    More than 110 diagnostic tests are now in use. These examinations can be invasive or non-invasive, and they can include or exclude imaging. Puncturing the skin or entering the body through injections, surgery, or colonoscopy are examples of invasive procedures. Non-invasive techniques do not necessitate puncturing or entry into the body. Saliva tests, X-rays, and ultrasounds are examples of non-invasive diagnostic tests.

  • How long does diagnostic testing take?

    Depending on the type and nature of the test, diagnostic testing might take anywhere from a few minutes to many days. A flu test, for example, can be done in one or two minutes with a tongue swab, whereas some imaging tests may require two visits to the lab. Your doctor will be able to tell you exactly how long your diagnostic test will take.

  • Where should I get diagnostic testing?

    Diagnostic testing can be done at your doctor's office, an urgent care clinic, a hospital, a drugstore, a pharmacy, or any other healthcare facility. Your doctor will most likely recommend you to a specialist or provider who specializes in the diagnostic testing you require. You may also use Solv to find the best diagnostic testing companies in your area.

  • How is diagnostic testing done?

    Depending on the nature of the process, each diagnostic test is performed differently. Diagnostic testing for diabetes, for example, may consist of a blood draw, whereas diagnostic testing for breast cancer may consist of mammography. Some diagnostic tests may necessitate a fasting period of several hours. Your doctor or diagnostic testing provider will explain how your test will be conducted and what you should do to prepare for it.

  • How accurate are diagnostic tests?

    Many diagnostic tests are thoroughly analyzed and tested for accuracy before being utilized to diagnose and treat patients in medical settings. Diagnostic tests, on the other hand, may give false positives or false negatives in some cases. As a result, if there's a potential that your results are incorrect or if your disease can't be appropriately diagnosed based on test results, your doctor may recommend more testing.

  • How can I book a diagnostic test through Solv?

    Solv allows you to quickly locate diagnostic testing providers in your region and schedule an appointment. Enter the sort of diagnostic test or service you require on our homepage, then select your location from the dropdown menu to the right. Solv will give you with a list of highly reputable diagnostic test providers in your area, as well as the ability to phone them and schedule an appointment immediately from the website.

  • Can I do at-home diagnostic testing?

    Food sensitivity testing, hepatitis C tests, and Lyme disease tests are among the at-home diagnostic tests available online or at a local pharmacy or drugstore. Some of these tests require a doctor's prescription and the submission of your results to a laboratory for analysis. Some of the results can be emailed to you. Inquire with your doctor about the precision and advantages of at-home diagnostic testing, as well as whether this service is right for you.

Alaska Diagnostic Tests

Diagnostic tests are used to diagnose, assess, and treat a wide range of medical problems. These tests can also be used to track a disease's course and see if therapies are working as they should. If your symptoms are similar to those of other disorders, your doctor may request or execute one or more diagnostic tests to confirm or rule out certain health conditions.

More than 110 diagnostic tests and procedures are currently available for testing in a range of healthcare settings. Each test is individual and has its own set of requirements. Some tests, for example, require you to fast for several hours or stop taking specific drugs temporarily, while others require no preparation at all. For example, you must fast for eight hours before doing a blood glucose test to detect diabetes.

Some diagnostic tests, such as those that entail drawing blood or taking tissue and fluid samples with swabs, can be completed in seconds or minutes. Other tests, such as thyroid nuclear medicine tests, may take several hours or days to complete.

Invasive and non-invasive diagnostic tests are available. Invasive testing frequently entails injections, surgery, or other techniques of puncturing the skin or body. Invasive diagnostic tests include biopsies, endoscopies, and cryotherapy. Non-invasive techniques do not require entering or puncturing the body and are associated with a lower risk of complications and side effects. Non-invasive diagnostic testing procedures include eye exams, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and chest X-rays.

More information on what to expect can be obtained from your doctor or the diagnostic testing provider. This includes details on how to prepare for the test, how the test works, how long it lasts, and what to expect on the day of the test.

Rob Rohatsch
Medically reviewed by Dr. Rob Rohatsch, MD

Updated on Sep 25, 22

Sources

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  2. MedlinePlus. Diagnostic Tests
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  3. Harvard Health Publishing. Diagnostic Tests and Medical Procedures
    https://www.health.harvard.edu/diagnostic-tests-and-medical-procedures
  4. MedlinePlus. Blood Glucose Test
    https://medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/blood-glucose-test/

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