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    In an emergency, seconds count. If you are alarmed by unusually severe symptoms, seek immediate care. Please call 911 if you feel your condition is life threatening. If a poison is involved, please call Grand Rapids Poison Control Center at (800) 222-1222.

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      5900 BYRON CENTER AVE SW

      WYOMING, MI

      (616) 252-7200

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    Urgent Care Hours:
    Open 9 am - 9 pm, 7 days a week

    • Directions to Urgent Care

      4055 CASCADE RD SE

      GRAND RAPIDS, MI

      (616) 252-4010

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William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP – Emergency Medicine

Dr. William Blahd reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Blahd is an Emergency Physician at the New York VA Hospital in New York, New York.

Education and Training

MD: University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1979

Internship in Internal Medicine: University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1979-1980

Residency in Emergency Medicine: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1982-1984

Certifications

American Board of Emergency Medicine

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona, 1984-1985

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

Dr. Blahd reviews content for WebMD.

Current as of: August 25, 2014

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