The Family Clinic
Traditional Family Medicine
501 Hospital Road Starkville, MS 39759
Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Lab opens 8:15
Call Us: 662.323.3162
Frequently Asked Questions
Many things in medicine do not have one direct and clear answer. We hope these provide some guidance to commonly asked questions about our practice. If you do not see an answer to what you are looking for here, please call us or make an appointment.
Q: What should I bring to my appointment?
A: Health insurance card; photo I.D.; home address and phone; Social Security number; employer information and phone; parent or responsible party for minors; medical history; medications and list of allergies; immunization/shot history
Q: Do you take my insurance?
A: Please see our Billing page.
Q: What do I owe for payment at my visit?
A: Please see the Billing page.
Q: Are you closed for lunch?
A: We remain open from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday. Each provider's schedule of appointments vary.
Q: When do I come for my fasting lab work?
A: You should have been given an appointment time for your lab-work, like any other appointment. The lab opens at 8:15 am everyday except Thursdays, when it opens at 9:00 am.
Q: Does The Family Clinic take same day or walk in visits?
A: We make every effort to see patients when needed, but reserve walk in or work in appointments for sick patients who need to be seen urgently. If you are given an appointment, rest assured we will see you, but there may be an extended wait for appointments worked into the schedule.
Q: What should I do if I have a problem when the clinic is closed?
A: If you have an emergency you should always call 911 first. If you have any other urgent need or question you may call 662-323-3162 and follow the instructions on the voicemail to reach our provider on call.
Q: Does The Family Clinic see children?
A: Yes! We see patients of all ages, from birth to 100 and older.
Q: I have an appointment for an Immigration Services Exam, what do I need to do in preparation for my visit?
A: Please click here for full information on these visits.