Area Leaders Gather to Celebrate Doctors Express Bridgeport Opening
New Bridgeport Urgent Care Center Fills A Gap
Bridgeport, Ct (PRUnderground) March 24th, 2014
Mayor Bill Finch, other Bridgeport dignitaries, local celebrities, and businessmen and women gathered to celebrate and support the opening of Doctors Express Bridgeport, the new state-of-the-art urgent care center that recently opened in the Bayview Plaza in Bridgeport.
“Our city has some of the finest healthcare facilities in the region. The opening of Doctors Express will help lessen the burden on Bridgeport Hospital and St.Vincent’s Medical Center’s emergency rooms. Thank you to Dr. Heffer and his team for opening their doors in Bridgeport, bringing jobs and convenient, affordable healthcare options to our City,” Mayor Finch said.
Watch the welcome video featuring Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, local hip hop artist REZNOC, members of the Bridgport Bluefish and Bridgeport Sonic and others.
The new Doctors Express Urgent Care, located at 161 Boston Ave. is one of the nation’s top urgent care centers. As part of the Grand Opening celebration, attendees had an opportunity to tour the facility and see all of the features that Doctors Express offers. The new office has seven different exam rooms, a procedure center, and operates its own on-site laboratory, pharmacy and x-ray equipment. This enables doctors to diagnose and treat illnesses, dispense medication, set broken bones, and tend to thousands of other patient care needs, all under one roof. In addition to urgent care, Doctors Express Bridgeport’s additional services include pre-employment exams, drug screening, pre-surgical, sports and school physicals.
Doctors Express Bridgeport is led by emergency room veteran physician, Dr. Steven Heffer.
“Doctors Express can greatly decrease the wait time for patients and meet their most immediate medical needs,” said Heffer. “No appointments are necessary and we have greatly expanded hours to accommodate almost anyone’s schedule. We strive to make sure that our patients are evaluated and treated quickly and effectively. The Doctors Express goal is to have all patients treated in 30 – 60 minutes.”
The new Bridgeport urgent care center is in the Bayview Plaza (landmarked as part of the Bridgeport Post Office plaza, and behind Burger King on Boston Ave.) is conveniently located to CT Routes 8 and 25, and a few minutes from I-95.
About Doctors Express of Bridgeport
About AFC/ Doctors Express Urgent Care:
Founded by an emergency room physician seeking a more efficient, affordable and personable system for urgent care patients, AFC/ Doctors Express walk-in medical centers are sweeping the country as the nation\’s largest urgent care franchise. AFC/Doctors Express provides state-of-the-art treatment for acute illness, trauma (including minor surgical procedures) and has on-site laboratory and digital x-ray service as well as medication dispensing. Pre-employment physicals, drug screening and treatment of work related injuries are also available to local employers. In 2013, American Family Care acquired Doctors Express, further expanding its reach and available services. By the end of 2013, AFC/DRX will operate more than 140 facilities in 26 states, providing care to more than a million patients. For more information visithttp://www.doctorsexpress.com .