Posted Online: Feb. 05, 2013, 5:52 pm

New business: Comprehensive Medical Care

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Dr. Monty McClellan opened Comprehensive Medical Care, S.C., 4011 Avenue of the Cities, Suite 101B, Moline, on Oct. 1. He provides general medical, urgent care, physicals and school exams.

NAME OF BUSINESS:Comprehensive Medical Care

PROPRIETOR: Monty P. McClellan, M.D.

BUSINESS ADDRESS:4011 Avenue of the Cities, Suite 101B,Moline.

TELEPHONE NUMBER: (309) 517-1177.

TYPE OF BUSINESS: General medical, urgent care, physicals and school exams. No waiting if patient is ill. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

WHEN BUSINESS OPENED: Oct. 1.

WHY DID YOU START THIS BUSINESS?To help provide needed medical care at reasonable, affordable costs.

WHERE DID YOU GET THE IDEA? Many years of experience providing medical care at affordable prices -- $49 per adult and $29 per child -- and also house calls. I help low-income patients get their prescriptions at reduced costs.

WHAT WAS THE BIGGEST HURDLE YOU HAD TO OVERCOME?Coordination of construction of a new office with all the medical care and funding.

IS THIS YOUR FIRST BUSINESS? No, more than 40 years of experience as a family physician.

TO WHOM DID YOU GO FOR ADVICE?My wife, family, other physicians and multiple local residents.