Across all Wellstar Urgent Care Centers, patients who require COVID-19 testing are encouraged to book an appointment online in advance. All online appointment times are currently reserved for patients who require COVID-19 testing. We are still providing walk-in urgent care for other non-emergent medical issues, such as:
Our "Book Now" feature should not be used for life threatening conditions such as heart attack, severe injury, poisoning, chest pain, or stroke. If you are experiencing such conditions, STOP and CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY or visit your nearest Emergency Department.
At Wellstar, our top medical experts use cutting-edge technology and research combined with compassionate care to deliver world-class medicine to every patient, every time. From primary care, diagnostic services and specialty medicine to surgery and recovery, you can expect a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to fit your needs.
Dr. Patrick Hammen received his bachelor of science in psychology from Furman University in Greenville, SC. He received his medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Memorial Medical Center and completed his colon and rectal surgery fellowship at the University of Texas Health Sciences Foundation.
Dr. Hammen is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the Medical Association of Georgia, the Georgia Medical Society, the Southern Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons Fellow (Elected), the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Fellow (Elected), and the Piedmont Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Member (Elected).
Dr. Anushka Arumugasaamy is a colorectal surgeon who specializes in the surgical management of colon and rectal cancer, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and benign and malignant anorectal disease.
Dr. Arumugasaamy studied medicine for a simple reason—to improve people’s quality of life. From the beginning, she has enjoyed partnering with patients and creating personalized treatment plans for their unique health needs.
Dr. Arumugasaamy is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery.
Over the years, Dr. Arumugasaamy has diagnosed and treated a wide variety of pathologies in her field. Along with providing expert colorectal care, her long-lasting patient relationships are the most rewarding part of her work.