Vasek Polak Health Clinic

The Vasek Polak Health Clinic is here to meet the primary care needs of uninsured and under-insured adults. It is an alternative to emergency room care for non-urgent conditions and a “medical home” for adults living in and around the South Bay, particularly those with chronic conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure.

Quality Medical Care

  • Clinical staff follows standardized procedures and document patient care in an electronic medical record
  • Qualified, board certified nurse practitioners are on staff to evaluate, diagnose and prescribe appropriate medications
  • Respectful, patient-centered care provided in a friendly, comfortable environment
  • A Medical Director oversees the delivery of medical services and consults regularly with nurse practitioners

Affordable

  • Office visits are $50
  • Additional fees for X-ray, lab tests and medical equipment are incurred only with patient approval
  • Prescriptions are written with affordability in mind. We will help you find a low-cost pharmacy near where you work or live

Accessible

  • We are open convenient hours on Saturdays
  • Scheduled visits (please call for an appointment)
  • Walk-in appointments are available every day the clinic is open
  • We are open on Saturdays and offer extended weekday hours
  • While appointments are preferred, walk-ins are welcome

Services

  • Acute illnesses, including flu, strains and sprains, sore throat, sinus infections and coughs• Chronic conditions including hypertension, diabetes and asthma
  • Preventive care including physicals and immunizations
  • Minor injuries including cuts, lacerations or skin punctures but excluding fractures, head and eye injuries
  • Help with referrals beyond the scope of clinic services including connection to public and private health, dental and counseling services available through community partners in the South Bay
  • Multi-session classes for people with chronic or recurring conditions like diabetes, asthma and obesity
  • Health lectures for people seeking information about their health concerns—stress management, nutrition and physical activity

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Clinic hours?

  • Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

How much will I have to pay for my visit?

  • All Office Visits - $50.00 (including Follow-up Visits for Lab Results and Acute Medical Services)
  • X-Rays - $30.00 (in addition to Office Visit fee)
  • Laboratory fee - $10.00 (in addition to Office Visit fee)
  • Durable Medical Equipment (neck/wrist braces, arm slings etc…) - $5, $10 or $15.00

Do I need to make an appointment or can I just walk-in?

  • Scheduled appointments are now preferred (appointments are available within 24-48 hrs)
  • Limited walk-in appointments are available each day

What if I need a refill of my medication?

  • Please call our Central Services Refill Dept at 1-855-359-6322
  • It is important to have your preferred pharmacy address and phone number
  • If you are a new patient or requesting a new medication, please schedule an appointment

Where should I park?

  • Free (2 hour) parking is available in the center island of Hawthorne Blvd.
  • Time limits are strictly enforced by the city of Hawthorne

What if I need additional resources, can this Clinic help me?

Our Community Resource Center staff can provide information on the following:

  • Diabetic Management Classes
  • Low cost MRI/Ultrasounds
  • Low cost Women’s Health Care Services (including free/low cost Mammograms)
  • Application assistance/eligibility for health insurance programs
  • Location of local Shelters, Food banks, and more
Address: 13355 Hawthorne Blvd, Hawthorne, California 90250
Phone: 310-355-0100
View Map: View Map & Driving Directions
Services:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Primary Care/Family Medicine Center
  • Urgent Care

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