Primary Care

The Eric Cohen Student Health Center provides primary care services to all registered USC students on the health science campus free of charge. Primary care services are provided by an internal medicine doctor and a family practice doctor during all business hours. Other providers include a nurse practitioner, a physician assistant, and an emergency medicine doctor that come in on an as-needed basis. You can make an appointment for primary care services online via MySHR, by phone, or in person.

Primary Care services include but are not limited to:

  • Acute and Chronic Medical Concerns
  • Basic Metabolic Panel
  • Drugs and Alcohol Screening and Counseling
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • HPV Gardasil Vaccination
  • Intimate Partner Violence Reporting
  • Mental Health Consultation and Referral
  • Monitoring of blood pressure and blood glucose
  • Needlestick/Blood borne Pathogen Exposures
  • Nutrition and Exercise Counseling
  • Referrals to specialists
  • Risk Behavior Counseling
  • Sexual Concerns
  • Sleep Counseling
  • STI Screening
  • Stress Management
  • Men’s Health
    • Balding and Skin Issues
    • Contraception Counseling
    • LGBTQ Health Concerns
    • Pap smears
    • Testicular and Male Breast Self-Exam
  • Women’s Health
    • Breast Exam
    • Contraception Counseling
    • Female Tailored Screenings
    • LGBTQ Concerns
    • Pap Smears
    • Pregnancy Consultation
    • Well-woman Exam

If you need care for something that is not on this list or need further information on the services provided, please call the Eric Cohen Student Health Center at (323) 442-5631 and a staff member will assist you in finding the care that you need.


You can see any of our primary care providers without having to pay anything. However, depending on your insurance, you may be responsible for labs, vaccinations, and procedures. Not all primary care visits require lab work, vaccines, or procedures. If the provider orders these, he/she should discuss these costs with you before ordering any lab work, vaccines, or procedures. Please visit our price list for prices on specific labs, vaccinations, and procedures.