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NextCare Urgent Care, Oak

NextCare Urgent Care

4.54(3.2k reviews)
2122 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 852572122 N Scottsdale Rd
OpenThu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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The staff was friendly and efficient. The PA was awesome.
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Gateway Urgent Care,
Jan 29, 2021 · Gilbert, AZ
We went to get our Rapid COVID test. There was a long line of people but we were seen in less than 30 minutes. Very friendly and we only had to wait 10 minutes for results. Highly recommended. Great staff, fun, and friendly people.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Camelback
Dec 23, 2021 · Phoenix, AZ
I had such a pleasant experience at this urgent care on Camelback road. I honestly hate going to any doctor or urgent care, but I needed a Covid test because I was having symptoms. Everyone from the front desk staff, medical assistants, and the PA were wonderful. I really wish I knew the PAs name because I’d name her on this review. Everyone was so nice, thorough, professional and helpful. It was easy to register and to check out. It was a great experience and I would definitely come back…Thank you everyone for continuing to serve on the front lines during Covid 19 and putting your own health on the line to help all of us who are sick and in need of care. I wish you the best during the holidays and pray for continued good health…
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NextCare Urgent Care, Oak
Jan 25, 2021 · Scottsdale, AZ
Came in for a COVID test prior to surgery. Everyone I interacted with was professional and courteous. Whole process was easy and quick
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AlphaMeD, Scottsdale
Jan 04, 2022 · Scottsdale, AZ
My PAC and her staff were great. My nurse took care of me swiftly. Helped me with my test. And did it with respect and care. My PAC got me the care I didn't even know I needed. She was amazing. Honest. And treated me like a human being. The whole thing took about a half hour. And they got my meds filled fast. Highly recommend.
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AlphaMeD, Biltmore
Nov 08, 2021 · Phoenix, AZ
Was very pleased with my visit. Was able to make appt online within the hour of looking for an appt. No waiting and people were very friendly and helpful, from the receptionist, to the person that took the test and the Dr. Thank you
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NextCare Urgent Care, Oak

NextCare Urgent Care

4.54(3.2k reviews)
2122 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 852572122 N Scottsdale Rd
OpenThu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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The staff was friendly and efficient. The PA was awesome.
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DispatchHealth, Phoenix

DispatchHealth

4.8(37k reviews)
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OpenThu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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NextCare Urgent Care, Camelback

NextCare Urgent Care

4.72(2.2k reviews)
3931 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850183931 E Camelback Rd
OpenThu 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Quick appointment with reserved time and attentive care. Great bedside manner. Thank you!
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AlphaMeD, Biltmore

AlphaMeD

4.89(398 reviews)
1743 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850161743 E Camelback Rd
OpenThu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:15 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Not a big fan of urgent care until today. From the gal at the front door to my care provider, all we're professional, caring and friendly.
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Urgent Care 24/7, Phoenix

Urgent Care 24/7

3.67(3 reviews)
320 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004320 E McDowell Rd
OpenThu 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Mon12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Recent patient review

I needed to have wax removed from my ear. They told me what they were going to do before they started and I appreciated that. Before each procedure they did the same. It took about an hour because they were so careful...I am ninety-one. The place was very clean. Eric and Alyssa were so kind and gentle. I won't even hesitate going again.
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AlphaMeD, Scottsdale

AlphaMeD

4.94(572 reviews)
9219 E Hidden Spur Trail, Scottsdale, AZ 852559219 E Hidden Spur Trail
OpenThu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Awesome experience! Friendly, extremely help. We were out of town guest , my husband wasn’t feeling well. Located AlphaMed online, booked appointment online. Provider was wonderful, cordial, and listened. Would recommend providing 1000 over. Her bedside manner was professional and friendly. I would recommend the provider and location. Check in process was quick and easy. Thank you again!
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Lifespann Urgent Care and Walk-Ins, Primary Care & Esthetics : Gilbert

Lifespann Urgent Care and Walk-Ins

5.0(5 reviews)
2451 E Baseline Rd, Gilbert, AZ 852342451 E Baseline Rd
OpenThu 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Gateway Urgent Care

Gateway Urgent Care

4.81(3k reviews)
920 E Williams Field Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85295920 E Williams Field Rd
OpenThu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

I’ve been to this location several times and I am never disappointed. This past time, it was a longer wait than usual but they still did an awesome job getting patient’s back quickly and efficiently. They are always friendly and take their time. I appreciate the great service!!
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AlphaMeD, Arrowhead

AlphaMeD

4.95(334 reviews)
20249 N 67th Ave, Glendale, AZ 8530820249 N 67th Ave
OpenThu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

This was my second visit, and it was as seamless as the first. The wait time was minimal, I was treated promptly and respectfully. Definitely recommend!
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Scottsdale Urgent Care

Scottsdale Urgent Care

3.0(16 reviews)
4368 N Civic Center Plaza, Scottsdale, AZ 852514368 N Civic Center Plaza
OpenThu 1:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Mon 1:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One Medical

One Medical

3.65(7 reviews)
7150 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 852517150 E Camelback Rd
OpenThu 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One Medical

One Medical

4.0(15 reviews)
7150 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 852517150 E Camelback Rd
OpenThu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Labcorp

Labcorp

3271 N Civic Center Plaza, Scottsdale, AZ 852513271 N Civic Center Plaza
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Sonora Quest Laboratories

Sonora Quest Laboratories

7281 E Earll Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 852517281 E Earll Dr
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All Care

All Care

6747 E Thomas Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 852516747 E Thomas Rd
OpenThu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Revitalize Functional Medicine

Revitalize Functional Medicine

5410 N Scottsdale Rd, Paradise Valley, AZ 852535410 N Scottsdale Rd
OpenThu 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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FastMed Urgent Care, East McDowell

FastMed Urgent Care

2.5(123 reviews)
7730 E McDowell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 852577730 E McDowell Rd
OpenThu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One Stop Test Lab

One Stop Test Lab

8120 E McDowell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 852578120 E McDowell Rd
OpenThu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Level One Labs

Level One Labs

1525 N Granite Reef Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 852571525 N Granite Reef Rd
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CVS, MinuteClinic

CVS

3.0(2 reviews)
4742 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850184742 E Indian School Rd
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Latest Lab Tests updates

Jun 15, 2022
BA.4 and BA.5 — "sister variants" of the original omicron strain — are gaining prevalence in the U.S. and now account for about 1 in 5 confirmed COVID-19 cases nationwide, CDC data shows. (Becker's)
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Lab Tests FAQs

  • Where should I get a lab test in Scottsdale?

    Doctors commonly order lab tests and can refer you to one or more reputable lab test centers in your area. Tests can be performed in Scottsdale hospitals, urgent care centers, and walk-in clinics that specialize in lab testing. Your healthcare practitioner can supply you with a list of lab test providers, or you can use Solv to see what's available in your area.

  • How much do lab tests cost?

    The cost of a lab test is determined by several factors, including the type of test, your location, whether you have insurance, and the fees charged by the lab test provider. Many health insurance providers will cover the cost of lab testing in part or in full. Those who do not have insurance, on the other hand, will almost certainly face higher costs. Contact lab test providers directly to confirm the cost of your lab test based on your health insurance benefits. The cost of a lab test is determined by several factors, including the type of test, your location, whether you have insurance, and the fees charged by the lab test provider. Many health insurance providers will cover the cost of lab testing in part or in full.

  • Does insurance cover lab testing?

    Many health insurance plans will cover lab tests that your doctor determines are medically necessary for your illness. The easiest way to find out if your health plan covers lab testing is to contact your insurance carrier directly or ask the lab test provider to check your insurance benefits and verify price.Many health insurance plans will cover lab tests that your doctor determines are medically necessary for your illness. The easiest way to find out if your health plan covers lab testing is to contact your insurance carrier directly or ask the lab test provider to check your insurance benefits and verify price.

  • How long does it take to get lab test results in Scottsdale?

    Lab test results may be available in minutes, hours, days, or weeks, depending on the type of test performed, lab staff productivity, and your doctor's availability. Some lab test providers let you see your results as soon as they're available online, while others need you to wait for your doctor's answer. Your doctor or the lab provider can give you a more accurate estimate of when your lab test results will arrive.

  • What is a routine lab test?

    A basic lab test may evaluate your red and white blood cell counts to discover if you have anemia, a blood infection, or blood cancer. It may also test fat levels in your blood to determine your risk of heart disease and examine the health of your organs, such as your heart, kidneys, and liver. Your healthcare provider will be able to explain what a typical lab test entails.

  • What STDs can be detected by a blood test?

    A blood test can identify STDs such as syphilis, HIV, hepatitis C, and herpes. Your doctor may order that blood be collected and submitted to a lab, or that you undergo STD testing at a lab test provider. STD test results might arrive in minutes, days, or weeks, depending on the lab test company you work with.

  • Do I need to see a doctor before getting a lab test?

    Before performing specific tests, some lab test providers require a doctor's referral, while others do not. The benefit of seeing a doctor before getting a lab test is that you can assess whether or not you need one based on your symptoms and a physical examination. A doctor can also help you decide which tests are necessary.

  • How can I book a lab test on Solv?

    On our home page, please specify the type of lab service you desire, as well as your location and state. Solv will give you with a list of lab test providers in your area, as well as their contact information, so you can make an appointment right immediately.

  • How long does getting a lab test take?

    The majority of lab tests are completed in a matter of minutes, but certain providers may have extensive wait times that require you to spend up to an hour in the lab. To limit the amount of time you spend waiting for your lab test, schedule an appointment with Solv ahead of time.

  • Should I try at-home lab testing?

    Privacy, convenience, and accuracy are all advantages of at-home lab testing. Some at-home lab testing services, however, may not be covered by your health insurance plan. Some healthcare practitioners may seek additional lab tests to corroborate their diagnosis of specific health concerns. Consult your doctor to see if at-home lab testing is appropriate for you, given your unique health situation.Privacy, convenience, and accuracy are all advantages of at-home lab testing. Some at-home lab testing services, however, may not be covered by your health insurance plan. Some healthcare practitioners may seek additional lab tests to corroborate their diagnosis of specific health concerns. Consult your doctor to see if at-home lab testing is appropriate for you, given your unique health situation.

Recent Lab Tests Reviews (20)

My opinion is that patients with TRUE Urgent care NEEDS to be seen prior to any an all Covid testing; no matter if they have an appointment or not I had to wait for 5 Covid testing appointments prior to them seeing me I was DX with pnuemonia.

- Verified patient on 11/6

I went to honor heath first they could not test me for Covid without an appt. So I went to nextcare. They got me in did the test And sent me on my way. They were polite, friendly, Timely,. Yes This is were I go from now on THANK YOU ALL. GREAT TEAM WORK.

- Verified patient on 11/8

This was a very chaotic and unorganised office. Somebody has got to take charge . I waited in exam Room while I could hear people running around not knowing what to do . I waited a 1/2 an hour in exam Room because no one knew who was doing the rapid test, very very unorganised .

- Verified patient on 5/4

Outstanding medical assistant that drew my blood and explained the process for testing. Very engaging with pleasant demeanor. PA was also excellent and welcomed any questions.

- Verified patient on 9/17

The in office experience was superb. Unfortunately, one of our covid tests came back positive. We secured another test 3 hours later, from a different lab which returned a negative result. Our problem solved but with anxiety. False positive? How does a paying customer reconcile this?

- Verified patient on 11/13

Overall good, didn’t have to wait too long before entering office for the test after check in.

- Verified patient on 2/9

Took my son in for a rapid Covid test. When it came back negative they did a strep throat test next and a flu test. He has a cold. Wait time was long, but understandable with Covid. Doctor and staff were very friendly and very helpful. The wait was about an hour past our scheduled appointment that we made online. We we not charged at the time of the visit.

- Verified patient on 8/27

I was shocked to be handed the results of my Rapid Covid-19 test before I even left...ensuring me of being able to have my surgical procedure done the following day. Just finding someone to do the test was a nightmare, so driving 35 miles to the test location was well worth it! Thank you!

- Verified patient on 1/5

I had an appointment time. I wasn’t expecting the back and forth to my car. However receiving the results of my test so fast was amazing. Very nice staff.

- Verified patient on 2/8

Went in for simple swab for COVID-19.Waited almost an he outside. Didn’t get a call. Went back in and they said they called me twice. Had rapid test done without asking me. Did the regular test but tech did it wrong so had someone else do it. Very frustrating. Cancer patient and thought I was going in and out and not having to go and get exam, see dr etc. need to be more clear on website as what kind of visit

- Verified patient on 2/12

An acquaintance had to wait for 3 hours to get her test at your location. I was done in under a half hour and I got there early so I was very happy.

- Verified patient on 2/20

My PAC and her staff were great. My nurse took care of me swiftly. Helped me with my test. And did it with respect and care. My PAC got me the care I didn't even know I needed. She was amazing. Honest. And treated me like a human being. The whole thing took about a half hour. And they got my meds filled fast. Highly recommend.

- Verified patient on 1/4

I was taken care of right at my appointment time. In & out in just a few minutes. In the past at other covid testing spots I have waited up to an hour beyond my appointment time to be seen.

- Verified patient on 1/5

The staff was wonderful and friendly. I was trying to schedule a Covid test, and I was having no luck anywhere and was unable to speak to a live person. A very nice gentleman answered the phone right away and told me he would schedule my appointment and I was able to get one for 1 1/2 hours later. There was also a physician there who gave me a physical. What a great experience. So glad I called them!

- Verified patient on 8/2

I arrived for a Covid test for my upcoming trip and was helped more than i expected. A staff member even researched the newest flight restrictions for Hawaii to help me and make sure I received the proper test. Both women were kind and greenfly which made the experience even better.

- Verified patient on 11/4

Fantastic clinic if you need a covid test. The staff is friendly, punctual, and extremely helpful. The clinic was clean and comfortable. I would highly recommend this clinic to anyone needing a covid test.

- Verified patient on 11/12

Came in for a COVID test prior to surgery. Everyone I interacted with was professional and courteous. Whole process was easy and quick

- Verified patient on 1/25

Went in for a Covid test and was taken right in. Results were back quickly. Professional friendly staff

- Verified patient on 1/16

Amazing in quickly got my Covid test and had my sprained ankle looked at the same time!! Grateful!

- Verified patient on 3/24

Got a same-day rapid result covid test. Staff was great and answered all my questions. Highly recommended!

- Verified patient on 5/9

Scottsdale Lab Tests

Lab tests take samples of your blood, urine, saliva, and other bodily secretions, which are then analyzed in a lab to help doctors diagnose and treat certain illnesses. Lab tests can be used to diagnose an illness, detect changes in an existing condition, and monitor how your body responds to a therapy, among other things. They can also be used to monitor the progression of a disease or a set of diseases.

If your doctor is unable to make a definitive diagnosis of your disease, or if you are having a variety of symptoms that could indicate a variety of disorders, he or she may request a lab test. To see how you're responding to a drug or to check if you're at risk for certain diseases, lab tests may be performed.If your doctor is unable to make a definitive diagnosis of your disease, or if you are having a variety of symptoms that could indicate a variety of disorders, he or she may request a lab test. To see how you're responding to a drug or to check if you're at risk for certain diseases, lab tests may be performed.

Some lab tests require no preparation at all, while others may require you to fast for eight to twelve hours before the test in order to avoid erroneous results from certain meals and beverages. Your healthcare provider may advise you to cease smoking, exercising, and taking certain medications and nutritional supplements for many hours or days before your blood test.

Before your lab test, ask your doctor for precise instructions to follow to minimize erroneous results and multiple trips to the lab for additional testing. Before your lab test, ask your doctor for precise instructions to follow to minimize erroneous results and multiple trips to the lab for additional testing.

A lab worker may use a needle to draw blood from your arm or prick your finger to collect a small sample of blood during a blood test. During a urine test, your physician will ask you to go to the restroom and urinate in a sterile cup, then set your sample on a shelf where a lab technician can pick it up and process it. The personnel at the lab testing facility will demonstrate how to do each type of test.

A lab worker may draw blood from your arm with a needle or prick your finger to acquire a small sample of blood during a blood test. During a urine test, your physician will tell you to go to the bathroom and urinate in a sterile cup, then set your sample on a shelf to be picked up and processed by a lab worker. The personnel at the lab testing facility will demonstrate how to do each test.

Rob Rohatsch
Medically reviewed by Dr. Rob Rohatsch, MD

Updated on Jun 25, 22

Sources

Solv has strict sourcing guidelines and relies on peer-reviewed studies, academic research institutions, and medical associations. We avoid using tertiary references.

  1. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Blood Tests.
    https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/blood-tests
  2. University of California at Santa Cruz. Order Your Own Tests for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
    https://healthcenter.ucsc.edu/services/self-directed-sti-testing.html
  3. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Tests Used In Clinical Care.
    https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/in-vitro-diagnostics/tests-used-clinical-care
  4. MedlinePlus. How to Prepare for a Lab Test.
    https://medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/how-to-prepare-for-a-lab-test/

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