New & returning patient clinic hours
The Outpatient Clinic is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday for new patients. For return patients, the Clinic is open every day of the week, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Many departments also provide on-call employees for services needed during the night or weekends.
Seven days a week
Life is busy, especially when you have cancer. Now you can receive quality cancer care on your timeline—any day of the week.
As of October 28, 2010, CTCA at Southwestern Regional Medical Center (Southwestern) became the first CTCA hospital to offer the full range of cancer treatment services seven days a week.*
Whether you’re coming to Southwestern for an initial evaluation, or returning for treatment or check-ups, you can schedule your appointments for any day of the week to better accommodate your lifestyle.
*NOTE: Based on the current needs of our patients, radiation is not offered on the weekends at this time. However, this is subject to change should our patients’ needs change.
Helping you get back to your life quicker
If you aren’t able to take off from work during the week, no problem. Now you can come to Southwestern whenever it’s most convenient for you—including weekends—so you can get back to your life quicker.
The comprehensive seven days/week service at Southwestern provides the following advantages:
- Limits your time away from home
- Limits your time away from work
- Accommodates your busy schedule
- Gives you more choices when scheduling appointments
- Provides greater convenience for you and your caregiver
- Brings Patient Empowered Care® to you every day of the week
Expanded hospital hours & services
As part of our expanded hours program, Southwestern now has a medical oncologist who works Thursday through Monday in order to see patients on the weekends. The medical oncologist coordinates with the rest of the patient's medical team and other medical oncologists who work during the weekdays, in order to ensure continuity of care for both new and returning patients.
The weekend clinic hours are Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weekday clinic hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The following list includes just some of the services available on the weekends at Southwestern:
- Medical Oncology
- Imaging Services
- Minor Surgeries
- Care Management
- Patient Relations
- Naturopathic Medicine
- Nutrition Therapy
- Mind-Body Medicine
- Oncology Rehabilitation
- Chiropractic Care
- Massage Therapy
- Spiritual Support