Primary Care in Philadelphia
Working with a primary care physician is more than just going in for a common cold. It’s being an integral part of a team that knows you, understands you, and takes the time to develop a history with you. That is why 9th Street Internal Medicine in Philadelphia offers comprehensive care to fit your individual needs. Our modern facilities and trained doctors are committed to your health and well-being. We offer multiple services including wellness care, medication management, disease management, and acute care. Our team of family health care providers and internal medicine specialists realize that every patient is unique; therefore we spend the time to customize your care to best fit your individual health needs.
Our goal is to keep the patients of Philadelphia healthy, so we monitor every aspect of your health to prevent you from getting sick in the first place. We typically will conduct a full physical exam once a year. During this screening blood pressure, weight, blood work as well as a head to toe physical is conducted. There are many conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes that may have no symptoms whatsoever. However, if left untreated these conditions can lead to very serious problems.
What is Primary Care?
Your primary care physician is your first contact for health care, and your partner and advocate in negotiating every aspect of the healthcare system. As your family doctors, we can diagnose and treat conditions a range of conditions both chronic and acute. We can also work with specialists and other kinds of healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care not only in the office but in other settings such as hospitals and at home. Primary care is patient-centered care, dedicated to treating illness and supporting wellness for all ages and circumstances.
Access to a knowledgeable, caring doctor and regular office visits is a primary factor to better health, quality-of-life and longevity. 9th Street Internal Medicine provides the following:
Preventive Health Exams, Diagnostics and Risk Factor Identification
Routine physicals and screenings are important for prevention, risk factor identification and early intervention. Our services include:
- Physical exams
- Weight management
- Nutritional counseling
Evaluation and Management of Minor Illnesses and Injuries
We treat routine, non-emergency conditions and coordinate care for patients with undefined symptoms and complaints and new occurrences of pain.
We treat an array of chronic conditions associated with aging.
We offer walk-in care for immediate treatment of unexpected illness and injuries that are not life-threatening.
Chronic Disease Management
Our medical team is skilled ongoing monitoring and management of chronic conditions such as: