True emergency or life-threatening? Call 911 or go to a hospital-based ER

True emergencies include:

  • Unexpected or unexplained chest pain
  • Stroke symptoms
  • Shortness of breath
  • Uncontrollable bleeding
  • Major broken bones
  • Seizures

If convenient, choose one of our preferred hospitals that have hospitalists who will continue to guide your care: Lutheran Medical Center, St Anthony Hospital, Porter Adventist, Swedish Medical Center and Littleton Hospital

New West Physicians’ goal is to work with you to determine the best possible care. When faced with a crisis, it is important to have someone you can count on for guidance – your primary care physician (PCP).

Click here for a list of Preferred Urgent Care Centers in your area or go to our Locations page and click on the office location of your PCP.

Call Us First

Our on-call doctor will help you determine whether you need an ER or an Urgent Care center, and if so, which location is best. A list of preferred Urgent Care centers is available at Click on Locations or Services to find an Urgent Care center near you

After Hours Care?

When you or a family member is sick or injured, we want to help you access the right care at the right place. Call us first, even after hours, and we’ll help you determine where to go.

If it's Not Life Threatening, Call Your Primary Care Doctor

A New West physician can be contacted 24/7 , 365 days a year to assist you.

According to the 2017 Colorado Health Access Survey (CHAS), 36.4 percent of emergency room patients were seen for something that could have been treated by their primary care provider or an urgent care facility.

Free-Standing Emergency Rooms – Don’t be fooled!

These centers are not connected to a hospital and they look like an urgent care clinic.

  • Average cost of an ER visit: $1,500
  • Urgent Care center visits typically range from $30-$150