Vantage Medical Associates, P.C.
A Multi-specialty Medical Group located in Far Rockaway, NY
Routine internal medicine care gives adults the support they need to stay healthy and identify health problems early. At Vantage Medical Associates, P.C., the internal medicine providers apply their scientific knowledge and clinical experience to evaluate, diagnose, and treat acute and chronic conditions. Call the Far Rockaway, New York, practice today to schedule your appointment online for routine internal medicine care and check-ups.
Internal Medicine Q&A
What is involved in internal medicine care?
Internal medicine care is provided by board-certified internists who use medical science and patient-centered treatments to focus on the medical care of adults.
Your internal medicine provider at Vantage Medical Associates PC is your first point of contact when you suffer the symptoms of a health problem. They also offer routine physical exams, preventive screenings, and diagnosis of chronic or semi-acute issues like heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).
Trust your internal medicine provider to coordinate care among all of your health care providers. They also help you manage your chronic conditions, refill and update your prescriptions, and get you specialized care when it’s needed.
What is included in routine internal medicine care?
Routine internal medicine care plays a vital role in helping you stay healthy. Regularly visiting Vantage Medical Associates PC also means your provider can identify health problems early when treatment can be most successful.
Comprehensive routine care includes:
- Annual exams, including a review of your medical history and vitals
- Complete blood and lab testing, including basic metabolic panels and drug testing
- Immunizations, including flu, hepatitis B, pneumonia, and tetanus
- Medication management, including prescription writing and refills
Many of these essential services can be provided via home visits for those who are homebound.
What chronic care services are included in internal medicine care?
The internists at Vantage Medical Associates PC can diagnose chronic or semi-acute conditions like:
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Chronic pain
- Pulmonary disease
- Urinary tract infection (UTI)
- Pneumonia and other respiratory infections
- High cholesterol
Internal medicine care offers care coordination, medication management, and regular reviews of your treatment plan. If you should experience a complication or urgent concern, like spiking glucose levels in a diabetic or severe joint pain in an arthritis patient, your provider and the urgent care department of Vantage Medical Associates PC are ready to help.
The practice also provides home medical care, diagnostic testing, health aides, and medical care for older or homebound patients. Other specialized testing, like EKGs, X-rays, and ultrasound, can be ordered for in-home delivery, too.
What are the benefits of having an internal medicine care physician?
An internal medicine care physician is your primary medical provider. The benefits of having an internal medicine care physician include:
- They gain an understanding of your health history
- Your diagnoses are faster and more accurate
- They keep tabs on your screenings and general health markers
- They understand your lifestyle and habits
- It saves you time and money
- You build a trusting and open relationship
To benefit from the expert internal medicine care provided by the team at Vantage Medical Associates, PC, call today or use the online tool to request an appointment.
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