A patient's main source for regular medical care, ideally providing continuite and integration of health care services.  The goal of primary care is to provide the patient with a broad spectrum of preventative and curative care over a period of time and to coordinate all the care that the patient receives.

PRIMARY CARE
COOLSCULPTING

The CoolSculpting procedure eliminates stubborn fat safely and effectively, without surgery or downtime. This fat reduction treatment is the only FDA-cleared procedure to use controlled cooling to safely target and eliminate diet- and exercise-resistant fat.

Results and patient experience may vary.

Acute illnesses are those that will eventually resolve regardless of drug intervention.  Medicines for acute illnesses are regulated as OTC (over-the-counter) drugs.

 

Chronic illnesses are more serious and require medical supervision. Chronic illnesses are formed over a period of time. 

ACUTE/CHRONIC ILLNESS
VACCINES
PEDIATRICS, 10 YEARS & OLDER

The medical care of children with acute or chronic illnesses, as well as preventative health care.  The child's medical care includes the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the child at every stage of development.  The aim is to control the spread of infectious diseases, promote healthy lifestyles, and help ease the problems of children and adolescents with chronic conditions.

Specializing in the diagnosis and medical treatment of adults.  This speciality is dedicated to adult medicine and is focused on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of adults.

Injection of a killed microbe in order stimulate the immune system againt the microbe, thereby preventing the disease.  Vaccinations, or immunizations, work by stimulating the immune system, the natural disease-fighting system of the body.  Immunizations prepare the immune system to ward of disease.

NUTRITION COUNSELING

Nutrician counseling is an ongoing process in which a health professional, usually a registered dietitian, works with an individual to assess his or her usual dietary intake and identify areas where change is needed.  The nutrition counselor provides information, educational materials, support, and follow-up to help the individual make and maintain the needed dietary changes.

IV FLUIDS/ANTIBIOTICS

Intravenous (IV) fluids administration include rehydration after dehydration due to illness or excessive activity, antibiotics to treat an infection, medications for the treatment of pain.  Rate and quantity of intravenous fluid depends on medical condition, body size, and age.  Regulation ensures the correct amount of fluid drips from the bag down the tube into the vein at the correct rate.

LABORATORY ANALYSIS

Medical laboratory testing plays a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases in patients.  Laboratory tests help determine the presence, extent, or absence of disease and monitor the effectiveness of treatement.

SCHOOL PHYSICALS
SPORTS PHYSICALS
FITNESS GUIDANCE

Promoting optimal health and finctional independence through the application of scientific principles to prevent, identify, assess, correct, or alleviate acute or chronic movement dysfunction or physical disability, or pain.

The exam which helps determine whether it's safe for the patient to participate in a particular sport.  Most states require that children and teens have sports physicals before they can start a new sport or begina a new competitive season.

Most school districts now require physical exams prior to enrollment in sports or other extracurricular activities.  Physicals include health examinations, height and weight measurements, range of motion testing, hernia and blood pressure check, pulse reading, visions screening and urinalysis.

INTERNAL MEDICINE

SERVICES

Our goal is to help you understand the different types of office visits we offer so you know what to expect. Here  are descriptions of each one, as well as the services provided and what insurance may or may not cover. These are general guidelines only. Your insurance company’s coverage might be different, and it’s important to know your benefits prior to scheduling an appointment. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with what your insurance plan offers. Visit your insurance company’s website for details.

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