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UHS General Medicine

General Medicine is currently providing in person and telehealth appointments.

(512) 471-4955

Information on Charges and Insurance

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Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday and UT Holidays
Wednesdays Closed noon to 1:30 p.m.

Semester hours exceptions

COVID-19 Modification to Services: UHS remains open during normal business hours (M-F 8AM-5PM) to provide care for most health concerns through telemedicine, including evaluation of COVID-19. For the safety of our patients and staff, we are scheduling in-person appointments for acute illness or injury only after an initial telemedicine consultation in which the provider determines an in-person visit is necessary to provide treatment or care. Call UHS at 512-471-4955 to schedule or schedule online. The UHS Nurse Advice Line at 512-475-6877 can also provide guidance about when to come to UHS.

UHS is here to keep you healthy while you focus on your studies at UT Austin. You can expect the same types of services that you can get from your family doctor...and more.

  • Appointments are required for all non-urgent medical conditions.
  • For advice on how to care for an illness or injury at home or guidance about whether and how soon to see a healthcare provider, call the UHS 24-hour Nurse Advice Line at 512-475-6877
  • For severe or potentially life-threatening symptoms, go to a local hospital emergency room or call 911.

Our healthcare providers are board-certified family practice physicians, internal medicine physicians, physician assistants, certified nurse practitioners and behavioral health consultants who are supported by a staff of nurses, medical technologists, radiological and ultrasound technologists, a dietitian and health promotion professionals.

Types of Services Provided in General Medicine

UHS general medicine clinics provide primary medical care tailored to the unique needs of college students. Common medical services include diagnosis and treatment of:

  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Common infections (e.g., strep throat, mono, influenza)
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Skin and nail problems
  • Oral problems
  • Stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Minor injuries

You can also schedule appointments for

  • Chronic disease management (asthma, diabetes, hypertension)
  • Study abroad clearance
  • Assistance with prescription medications

UHS also offers an urgent care clinic, allergy shots, immunizations and travel health appointments as well as sports medicine and women's health specialty clinics. If you need care not offered at UHS, we can refer you to appropriate resources in the community - just like your family doctor would.

Sensitive Health Exams

UHS utilizes chaperones for all sensitive physical examinations, including breast, genital, and rectal exam. For more information view the Patient Guide to Sensitive Health Exams (PDF).

Meet one of our Staff

Dr. Tai is board certified in Internal Medicine, which means he cares for a diverse patient population with all kinds of problems ranging from minor illnesses and injuries to potentially serious problems and chronic conditions like asthma and diabetes. Here, Dr. Tai discusses why he chose medicine and what he likes about his vocation:

dr tai

"I chose medicine because I felt it was a field that offered many options. General internal medicine combines my interests in science, the arts, and individuals and allows me to work in a variety of areas. Every day is a little different. Some cases need straightforward evidence-based decision making while others require less well-defined verbal and nonverbal practices. Working in a university environment involves constant change and is an ongoing learning experience. If you are thinking about a career in healthcare, I suggest exploring not only medical school but also nursing fields, advanced practice nursing programs, physician assistant programs, and pharmacy programs as they all play integral roles in healthcare now."

hours Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm by appointment Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm
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512) 471-4955 (512) 471-4955
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University Health Services is committed to providing high-quality care to patients of all ages, races, ethnicities, physical abilities or attributes, religions, sexual orientations, or gender identities/expression.


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