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Primary Care Specialist

MS Family Medicine Health Care P.C.

Family Medicine & Family Practice located in Mineola, NY & Queens, Rosedale, NY

Seeing your primary care doctor regularly is the key to optimizing your overall health and wellness and preventing serious medical complications. At MS Family Medicine Health Care PC in Rosedale, Queens, and Garden City, Long Island, Michele Reed, DO, FAAFP, and her expert medical team offer comprehensive primary care services to help you and your family thrive. Schedule a wellness exam or sick visit with the team at MS Family Medicine Health Care PC by calling the nearest office or booking online today.

Primary Care Q&A

What is primary care?

Primary care at MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC involves medical care for acute or chronic illnesses and diseases. Dr. Reed and her team treat patients of all ages, from babies to older adults. They use the most advanced, up-to-date diagnostic tests and treatments to optimize you and your family’s quality of life and detect medical problems before complications arise. 

What is primary care used for?

Primary care services at MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC are beneficial if you’re at risk of or show signs of illnesses and diseases, such as:

  • Flu, strep throat, sinus infections, or ear infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Asthma and allergies
  • High blood pressure or high cholesterol
  • Diabetes or prediabetes
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Arthritis, osteoporosis, or fractures
  • Heart disease or cancer
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

Your physician can detect these and other conditions before serious medical problems arise and help reduce unpleasant symptoms if you’re sick. They also offer vaccinations to reduce your risk of developing serious or life-threatening illnesses. 

What happens during primary care appointments?

When you arrive for a primary care appointment at MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC, a friendly specialist weighs you and checks blood pressure and other vital signs. Your physician then reviews your medical history and asks questions about symptoms you may have.

Then, they complete a comprehensive physical exam and might recommend blood tests, urine tests, throat swabs, X-rays, or other imaging procedures to screen for and diagnose medical problems. Your provider develops a personalized treatment plan if you have a health issue to prevent serious complications.

Will I require treatment?

If you require treatment at MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC, it might include:

  • Weight loss, healthy eating, or other lifestyle changes
  • Medications
  • Additional diagnostic testing
  • Hormone therapy
  • Minimally invasive procedures
  • Wound and other injury treatments
  • An inhaler or breathing treatments
  • Psychiatric counseling

Your physician can refer you to qualified specialists in your area if you require a surgical procedure or have a complex medical condition.

Don’t neglect your health when simple preventive medicine services are available at MS Family Medicine Healthcare PC. Call the nearest office to schedule your next appointment, or book online today.