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Family Medicine Specialist

MS Family Medicine Health Care P.C.

Family Medicine & General Medicine located in Nassau, Garden City, NY & Queens, Rosedale, NY

Seeing a family medicine physician regularly is the key to optimizing you and your family’s health and wellness. At MS Family Medicine Health Care PC, which has locations in Rosedale, Queens, and Garden City, Long Island, Michele Reed, DO, FAAFP, and her expert team offer comprehensive family medicine services, including wellness exams, sick visits, disease screenings and treatments, and preventive medicine. Schedule an appointment with MS Family Medicine Health Care PC by calling the nearest office or booking online today.

Family Medicine Q&A

What is family medicine?

Family medicine at MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC involves primary care services for patients of all ages, including children, teenagers, young adults, and older adults. Having access to a primary care physician who sees your entire family is convenient and allows them to really get to know you. You always have a voice in your care at MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC.

Which family medicine services are available?

Family medicine services available at MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC include:

Wellness exams

During a wellness exam, your physician completes a comprehensive physical exam. They examine your eyes, nose, ears, throat, heart rate, breathing, reflexes, abdomen, and limbs. They may also complete vision or hearing tests, pelvic exams and Pap tests in women, and prostate screening in men to detect or rule out cancer and other medical issues.

Sick visits

If you or your child gets sick, the MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC team can detect, diagnose, and treat the illness to reduce unpleasant symptoms.

Health screenings

Acute and chronic disease screenings available at MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC include screenings for strep throat, ear infections, urinary tract infections, flu, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), diabetes, asthma, allergies, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, cancer, hormone imbalance, and much more.

Preventive medicine

Preventive medicine at MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC helps prevent you from becoming ill or developing a chronic disease. Examples of preventive medicine services include healthy lifestyle counseling, medical weight loss, taking supplements or medications to control disease risk factors, and more.

What should I expect during my family medicine appointment?

During a family medicine appointment at MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC, you’re greeted by a warm, welcoming medical team. They check you or your child’s weight, blood pressure, pulse, and other vital signs and review your medical history.

Your physician completes a physical exam and may use blood tests, urine tests, throat swabs, or imaging procedures to rule out or diagnose medical problems. They offer treatments when necessary and can refer you to specialists for serious, complex cases.

Will I require treatment?

Your personalized family medicine treatment plan might include making healthy lifestyle changes, taking medications, or undergoing a minimally invasive procedure. The MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC team also offers vaccinations to prevent serious or life-threatening illnesses and diseases.

Be proactive about you and your family’s health by scheduling routine wellness exams or checkups at the first sign of unusual symptoms. Call the MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC location nearest you, or book online today.