Welcome to our website! LIC Primary Care is a hybrid medical practice that provides both primary and urgent health care. Our focus is on preventative medicine and the care of minor emergencies for all patients 17 years old and over. We schedule by appointment, but will always accept walk-in patients. Our answering service is available 24 hours a day to ensure that your healthcare needs can be met whenever the need arises.
LIC Primary Care provides on-site advanced cardiovascular testing and a pulmonary physician to address lung diseases and specific lung tests. We also offer age-appropriate cancer screenings through blood tests. Patients without insurance can take advantage of the very low prices Shiel laboratory provides thru our office. Keeping current with the latest technology patient records are electronically stored, this feature enables the doctor to send prescriptions to the pharmacy before the patient arrives there, therefore reducing the wait time at the pharmacies by half. Also the patient can have access to specific parts of their medical records on-line thru a special portal on our web-site.
We are affiliated with top quality hospitals in the area, including Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens and New York Presbyterian Hospital of Queens. If need be Dr. Katechis will personally see his patients in the hospital on a daily basis until the patient gets discharged. In addition, we maintain a close working relationship with numerous specialists at New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York University Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian, Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan.