Welcome to OccuMed, where
YOUR HEALTH IS OUR MISSION
We offer multi-disciplinary care to NorthWest Indiana and Chicagoland residents.
If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency, call 911 immediately. For non-life threatening emergencies, we provide urgent care services.
NEW & EXISTING PATIENTS
Whether you’re a new patient or need to schedule a routine or follow up appointment, you can call us directly, or make an appointment online.
HOURS OF OPERATION
- Monday – Friday10AM – 6PM
- Saturday10AM – 3PM
DOCTORS & SCHEDULES
All of our doctors are qualified to serve all patients. If you would like to find more information on a specific doctor and/or their hours at the clinic, please click the link below.
COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness.
If you suspect that you may be experiencing Covid-19 symptoms, it is recommended that you avoid contact with other people and get tested as soon as possible.
We offer Covid-19 blood antibody and nose swab testing.
WELCOME TO OCCUMEDOur mission is to provide medical care that is both compassionate and efficient.
Dr. Shyam Patel, DO
Finding a physician that is the right fit for your health needs is a crucial step to achieving your best health. Our doctors and health care professionals are compassionate, experienced, and provide unparalleled level of care.
Dr. Shyam Patel, DO is a Family Medicine Specialist at OccuMed Primary Care in Whiting. He is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and American Academy of Family Physicians as well as a Member of American Medical Association.Undergraduate: B.A. in Biology and Political Science Medical School: AT Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona, Mesa, Arizona Residency: University of Illinois/Carle Foundation Hospital – Family Medicine, Urbana, IL
OUR SERVICESOur mission is to provide medical care that is both compassionate and efficient.
Acute and Urgent Care
Labs and Testing
Sports Medicine and Primary Care Orthopedics
What Our Patients Are Saying
BEST Doctor….listens and is compassionate. I would highly recommend this office. Friendly staff and always willing to help.
I’ve been to this location twice for urgent care needs. The service was fast, professional, and the doctor was knowledgeable. I felt that he listened, and responded appropriately to my needs both times. I also appreciated the fact that he doesn’t seem eager to prescribe meds when they aren’t needed.
Insurance or Payment Option Questions?
We accept various insurance providers and offer payment plans for uninsured and high deductible patients.