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Urgent Office Visits Santa Monica, CA

When you or someone in your family has an urgent need for medical care, your first instinct may be to go to the hospital emergency room. There are certain situations when this is the logical and correct choice. There are situations where care is urgently needed, but the circumstances are not a matter of life or death. For these situations, a medical doctor who is available for urgent care is preferable.

Dr. Brent J. Michael provides urgent care for a wide variety of health concerns. When you or a family member needs care as soon as possible, and the situation does not call for hospital treatment, contact us and we will provide the health care you need. We address the following concerns for urgent care patients:

These conditions may require immediate attention but are not necessarily life-threatening. Call us and make an appointment to be seen as soon as possible. We offer same day treatment in most situations, but if the demand outpaces available time, we will schedule an appointment as soon as one is available.

Urgent Care for the Entire Family

Illness and pain are the body’s way of letting you know something is wrong. Even with regular checkups, physicals and a healthy lifestyle, sometimes you may experience symptoms or circumstances that cause discomfort or pain.

Life-threatening symptoms or circumstances, such as signs of a heart attack, stroke or being involved in a serious accident, are best handled with a 9-1-1 call. Immediate medical attention is called for and a trip to the hospital may be needed.

Symptoms or circumstances that are not life-threating, such as constant nausea or a broken leg, may be treated by an urgent medical care doctor. The caring and compassion you will experience when you visit Dr. Michael will make you glad you chose him for urgent care. With years of training and expertise in a variety of medical disciplines, Dr. Michael is very well equipped to address your urgent health care concerns. Contact us if you are experiencing any symptoms which you feel are not life-threatening but need immediate attention. Call 9-1-1 for life-threatening symptoms or circumstances.

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Our Patient Reviews

Brent J. Michael, MD

4.7 / 5.0

Based on 34 reviews

Tammy Siever

Dr. Michael is the most Caring Dr. I have had the privilege of having taking care of my health needs. His calm and personal demeanor is above and beyond what I have ever experienced. I have never had issues with the the waiting time but, if ever I did I would not complain because he is worth the wait. I get his complete attention the entire visit. When I leave I feel very confident that he has completely covered my heath needs from head to toe. I would recommend him to anyone who wants is concerned or wants a Dr. to be concerned about their health.

Gianpaolo von Nacher

Dr. Michael has been our family doctor for over 10 years. He has always been the main pillar in our family care; specially a few years ago when my father wouldn’t have been able to get through a very difficult period without his care. He always goes the extra mile. His staff is amazing. Anita, his nurse, always efficient, loving and caring. Aileen, in the front desk, always responsive and helpful. I’m very grateful to have them on our side.

Mark B

I could literally write pages about Dr. Michael. I thankfully met him and his staff over 13 years ago after I had been suffering from a serious lung infection for over a month that 2 other doctors had missed.- 1 due to being totally arrogant and thinking I just had a cold. I was burning up and so sick I could barely walk. Dr. Michael took the time and actually listened to me - instead of just saying its probably just the flu (as the other doctors had done) or just a cold and sending me home, he actually did a complete physical on me an then had the intuition to order a chest x ray on me (I was not even coughing at the time) and then really looked at it and discovered that I actually had a really serious lung infection and started me on antibiotics. While this may sound like no big deal - it actually was, as he actually saw that it was not a normal looking lung infection and I later learned he went above and beyond and had a infectious disease specialist look at the x ray just to be safe and as he suspected it was even more serious. Since that day he has always been my main doctor. I would also like to add that I have a serious long term health condition and most doctors would generally attribute many of my current and past health issues to my main condition (it usually is the case) but Dr. Michael always looks at whatever is happening to me at the moment as if I was a new patient. This is probably his biggest talent and gift as a doctor as he has on more than one occasion over the years thought outside the box with me and has figured out quickly why I was sick at the time - sometimes it was minor but more than a few times it was really serious. His quick way of thinking and knowledge and intuition is what kept me from getting sicker and going into the hospital. If you are looking for a doctor that actually treats you like a person and not a number then see this man. I am not a celebrity or a wealthy person - far from it - but he treats me like I am - many Vets like myself go to the VA and its a great blessing but I just do not have the energy to go there as its so big. Dr. Michael is seriously brilliant and really patient and I am truly thankful I found him.

Edward Dragavon

Dr. Michael takes the time to explain the meaning of medical terms and test results in a way that a lay person can understand. He is very thorough and answers any question that you may have. His staff is also very professional and competent at their tasks. Given a choice, I wouldn't go anywhere else.

Tim Whalen

Dr. Michael is an intelligent caring human being who is focused on positive outcomes. He has a great ability to synthesize the details of lab results and other tests into preventive measures. I greatly respect his approach to care.

William Barry

A very smart and caring doctor. Very intuitive and yet he will base his decisions on test data. Patient for over 10 years. 5 stars

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Brent J. Michael, MD

2001 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 880W
Santa Monica, CA 90404



Mon-Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM