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Primary Care

Primary Care

UHS welcomes UTHSC faculty, staff, students, and their family members over the age of 18. We are able to file insurance if you are on one of the UTHSC campus sponsored plans. Please call our office to verify your eligibility and benefits.

If you already have a primary care provider, UHS is happy to see you for acute and episodic care.

  • Full service care for women: annual exams, Pap Smears, menopause care, birth control counseling and plan of care, nutritional counseling, and referral for annual mammograms and bone density as indicated, Emergency contraception is available.
  • Full service care for men: annual exams, nutritional counseling and referrals as needed
  • Travel medicine consultation, prescriptions and health care planning
  • Drug and alcohol screening
  • Interactive Health Resource Center: state of the art web site and onsite resource center for appointments, healthcare information, referrals, refills on prescriptions, questions for the healthcare provider, health related links
  • Responsive health care system: access through internet, phone, on-call providers 24 hours per day and face-to-face visits Monday through Friday
  • Age appropriate preventive care
  • Laboratory Blood Analysis ( lipid profile,chemistry profile, CBC, UA, PSA, etc.)
  • Body composition analysis with nutrition consultation
  • Immunizations
  • Referral for diagnostic tests as indicated: chest x-ray, electrocardiogram, ultrasound, treadmill testing, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, mammogram, bone density screening
  • Personal care for medical concerns
  • Referral for specialty care
  • Behavioral health care referrals
  • On-site health products

Nutrition Counseling

Our staff at University Health Services is available to provide nutrition counseling in the following areas:

Dietary management of:

  • Weight Control
  • Healthy Eating
  • Nutrition for the Athlete
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol

Nutrition listserv - ADACOMM (American Dietetics Association Communication). There are currently 294 members. Many are Registered Dieticians.

Last Published: Aug 3, 2018