Physicians Care Welcomes New Physician to the Dalton Team

Dalton, Ga. (March 29, 2021) – Physicians Care welcomes Derek Heldzinger, M.D. as supervising physician to the healthcare team in Dalton.

Dr. Heldzinger brings more than 30 years of experience in emergency care and private family practice, treating patients of all ages.

“We’re excited to welcome Dr. Heldzinger to our team in Dalton. He will work in collaboration with our health providers to deliver patients the best care possible and will be available to provide feedback for any questions,” said Ellis Harris, Urgent Team Division Vice President for Physicians Care. “We look forward to continuing to help meet the growing primary care, urgent care and occupational health needs of the community.”

Physicians Care – Dalton is located at 1209 W. Walnut Avenue, Suite 1, next to Pearle Vision. The center is open seven days a week and provides treatment for a variety of non-life-threatening health conditions and injuries, including:

  • Asthma and allergies
  • Flu, colds and viral illnesses and COVID-19 testing
  • Bites, stings, allergic reactions
  • Broken bones, sprains, strains
  • Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting
  • Ear and Eye injuries
  • Ear and Eye injuries
  • Skin conditions, including burns
  • Stitches
  • Skin conditions
  • School, sports, wellness andDOT physicals
  • Occupational Health services

Walk-ins are welcome or for added convenience, plan a same or next day visit online with Hold My Spot® or reserve a Telemedicine visit. Please visit  for hours of operation.



Physicians Care, with ten locations in Georgia and Tennessee, is an affiliate of Urgent Team, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. The Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family healthcare at 69 locations under seven brands: Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, Washington Regional Urgent Care, Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care, Physicians Care, Urgent Team, Sherwood Urgent Care, and Baptist Health Urgent Care. Physicians Care’s convenient, walk-in centers provide a range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care. Most centers offer 24/7 online scheduling with Hold My Spot®.  Urgent Team’s company headquarters are located in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit or