American CareSource offers urgent care, primary care, and more
We’ve got you covered, in sickness and in health. American CareSource’s conveniently located primary care and urgent care centers offer a broad range of health services, from everyday preventative care to immediate care of common illnesses and injuries. We also offer a number of specialty healthcare services, including occupational medicine and veterans care.Our Services
Primary care health services focused on general wellness and long-term health from experienced primary care physicians
Immediate help from our urgent care clinics, 7 days a week, for non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses
Employer and employee medical services and workers’ compensation health assessments
Timely, accessible medical evaluations and health care for veterans from our VA-credentialed clinics
Convenient, accessible facilities in the heart of your community
American CareSource’s primary care physicians and urgent care clinics are located throughout the southeastern United States in Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. Our centers are open throughout the week with convenient extended walk-in hours, so that you can drop in after work, after school
We accept most insurance plans
Is urgent care covered by insurance? At American CareSource, the answer is yes. We accept most insurance plans, including PPO, HMO, and POS plans. Below is a list of major insurance companies and plans that we accept, but please verify with your insurance company before your scheduled visit.
|INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED||PPO||POS||HMO|
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Easy online scheduling and check-in
Streamline your doctor visits with our secure online patient portal, available at some of our American CareSource locations. Schedule appointments, check-in online, pay co-pays, request prescription refills, and access your medical records—all from one single account. Find a location near you to sign up for an online account today.Locations
Excellence in care from doctors who care
At American CareSource, we think it’s important that you know exactly who is treating you and your family. Our entire team of medical directors, primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners prides itself on clinical excellence and compassionate care.
Meet our medical directors :
- SPECIALTY Family Medicine
- INTERESTS Preventive care and Functional medicine
- PRACTICING SINCE 1997
Dr. John VuLocust Grove, GA
Known for his friendly and easygoing demeanor, Dr. Vu has been a board-certified family physician since 1997. Dr. Vu is passionate about using traditional medicine and functional medicine to treat the “whole patient,” first by resolving or stabilizing acute problems such as hypertension, diabetes, or high cholesterol, and then working together with the patient to implement a wellness plan to maintain health.
“My main objective is to convince and to collaborate with the patient to live healthy,” says Dr. Vu.
He received his MD from Mercer University’s School of Medicine in 1994, and completed his internship and residency at the Family Medicine clinic there from 1994-1997.
- SPECIALTY Family Medicine
- INTERESTS Pediatrics General well care Diabetes Hypertension
- PRACTICING SINCE 1997
Dr. Frank LockwoodDecatur, GA
Dr. Lockwood has been a family practice physician for nearly two decades, treating patients of all ages and developing an expertise in the “hardto- diagnose” patient. There’s nothing he enjoys better than a challenge, and he welcomes those patients who feel they’ve been “given up on” or have seen multiple providers without finding solid answers.
His fields of interest include pediatrics, especially with respect to ADD/ADHD behavioral disorders and general well care, as well as helping patients manage and treat diabetes and hypertension. He received his MD from Mercer University and completed his residency at the University of Texas in Houston.
He is board certified in family medicine and is also on the faculty at Mercer and Emory University, where he is a popular professor known for his acumen and sense of humor.
- SPECIALTY Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
- INTERESTS Cardiovascular disease and Diabetes mellitus
- PRACTICING SINCE 2001
Dr. Jason JunkinsRainbow City, AL and Panama City, FL
Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Junkins has been a practicing physician for more than a decade. He serves as the Vice President of Medical Affairs for Alabama and Florida. Dr. Junkins is on staff at the Gadsden Regional Medical Center and Riverview Regional Medical Center in Gadsden, Alabama.
A well-respected and active member of the community, Dr. Junkins is known for his friendly manner with patients. In 2013, he was awarded the honor of “Best Doctor in Etowah County” by The Gadsden Times “Readers Choice Awards.”
As he says, “The physician-patient relationship is the foundation of medical care. We must develop trust in order to effectively care for the patient.”
Dr. Junkins received his MD at the University of Alabama School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile, AL.