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Baton Rouge Family Medical Clinic
A physician says he attended state university of new york - downstate medical school. However, no google returns for such school. There's a state university of new york-downstate medical center. Same?
I'm looking for a great concierge doctor or comprehensive primary care doctor in lone tree colorado (or south denver area). Recommendations?
Search online for...: Search online for concierge doctors or concierge physician companies, and see if any are local. There are companies that have sprung up and coordinate groups of concierge doctors. One can contact these companies to see if they have a doctor locally. Healthtap doesn't have a category called "concierge", but one can check on individual doctors here, if one already knows he or she is a concierge. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See below:: The family advisory council is composed of family members of patients and hospital staff to provide feedback, guidance and creativity for the hospital staff, ensuring that the voice of families is heard in decisions that can impact them. Misson: to create a partnership with hospital personnel to insure families receive sensitive, comprehensive, compassionate and family-inclusive services. ...Read more
More expedient: Having less people in the room expedites the visit since more personal questions can be addressed, less interruptions occur, & an exam can be performed more conveniently. I also limit the number of people unless my patient is disabled & needs help or requires an interpreter. It's also allows us to screen for domestic violence/abuse, drug use/alcohol use, or unsafe sexual practices. Take care. ...Read more
Yes: Some do. A expert may charge more. ...Read more
I have hypertention. Which job is ideal 4 me? Teacher job or administrative job of teacher training, visit schools , collect & send information of its?
That's up to you: Your high blood pressure condition may be affected by stress, often times from the type of work we do. It's impossible to predict what job is ideal for you in the context of high blood pressure. You should ask yourself, "of these jobs I am presented with, what will be the most satisfying and gratifying career?" most likely, that will also be the job that causes you the least stress. ...Read more
Not likely: Walk in clinics are generally set up to handle acute, "one time" episodes like strep throat, sinus infections, and utis as an example. Ideally, you want to find a good pcp or psychiatrist to spend the time with you to talk through your symptoms, possibly prescribe meds and be available for follow up. Check this app (healthtap) or healthgrades for a list of docs in your area. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My wife judy 70 in severe pain.Phobia of doctors.Need urgent care.She needs seditive to go to a hospital. This after noon?
Ambulance? : That's really horrible about your wife suffering so much. In a situation like you describe, emergency medical service are often necessary. You may be best off by calling an ambulance. That way, medications can be safely administered and she can be monitored until she can be treated at the emergency department of the nearest hospital. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does medical school do character check before admitting medical student? Integrity of docs is tarnished due to greed & deception in recent yrs.
Yes: Medical schools take the decisions of whom to accept very seriously. The vast majority of physicians are dedicated, hard working, ethical and professional. Their integrity is not in doubt. Like society in general, a few choose not to make the right choices. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: It's best that you give them a call to find out. ...Read more
Which one is better for family medicine doc? Job in private hospital/public sector/private practice
Your focus: If you are dedicated to helping poor/underserved patients, perhaps a career in the public health service corps, indian health service, or at a federally qualified health center (community health center). If you would like to tailor your practice in a particular way, the private sector might be better. Finally, if you are looking for a very structured position with defined hours, hospitalist? ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Would emergency medicine doctors in the ED rather work with a family nurse practitioner, acute care nurse practitioner, or a physician assistant?
Should I become a physician assistant or family nurse practitioner (emergency focus) to work in the er?
Doesn't matter: Either one is fine. It really depends on your state's laws and local hospitals' regulations on how independent each can be and the prescribing rules for each. The training is different. An np needs to be an rn (with experience) first. A pa goes to school straight from college. There is a training period after each but that varies based on your specialization (e.g. Emergency). ...Read more
Varies: If you are uninsured and qualify for medicaid, then you should start the process of applying for this program. They will cover anything that occurred in the three months prior. If you do not qualify for assistance, my guess is that the cost of an admission to labor a delivery will cost as much as 10-15k. This is a guess and you would have to check with your local hospitals. ...Read more
How can I find a startup advisor from the medical profession for my fertility medical tourism initiative
Place ad in OB: If you are seeking a medical professional place an ad on linked in or a local OB may be interested. ...Read more
Good obgyn and general practice doctor in pasadena, glendale or burbank, ca area who accepts blue cross hmo?
If i attend an osteopathic medical school can I still participate in a triple board residency program?
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If I go to a private practice for faculty at a private hospital (with residents) am I required to let resident examine me?
No: You're not required, but it has advantages. All resident cases are discussed thoroughly with the faculty so nothing gets through the cracks. Residents seem more caring as they are in their career infancy. ...Read more
Can a doctor who goes through medical school but doesnt do a residency become a physician assistant?
Probably: Probably but they still have to take exams and get licensed. However, why would someone go through all those 4 years and the tremendous expense to be a PA when PA school is shorter and less expensive? ...Read more
All types: of patients, hence the 'family practice' designation. ...Read more
Options: A good health history should be taken, including sexual history & evaluation for high risk sexual behavior. At the minimum, a breast & pelvic exam with pap smear & cultures for std. All options for birth control should be offered & discussed. Usually a follow up for blood pressure check after 1-2 months if using birth control hormone therapy. ...Read more
Can I call fertility clinic to get update on health history of donor and her family now that child is 12?
I want to volunteer in a family planning clinic, but many accept volunteers for public outreach only. How can I get clinical time for med school apps?
Keep trying: "Many" doesn't necessarily mean "all". Directly ask the clinic you are thinking of. Also contact your public health department, community clinics, and local or state medical society for advice. I'll bet there are several places that would be eager for your services. But you'll need to show your true desire to help, not just helping your med school prospects. ...Read more
Most likely!: Depending on where you live, most family planning clinics have programs for free or reduced cost birth control. Planned parenthood, which has locations nationwide, does provide free or low cost birth control for girls. So do many of the adolescent medicine programs that are located in children's hospitals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Risk of Infection: Yes theoretically it is possible but in practice you need a close contact with children to get infected with their germs.The risk is more in a child to child exposure as you get older you get immunity to many common childhood infections.As long as your mum doen not come close contact the risk is very minimal as long as there is appropriate seating in the waiting room and the waiting period short. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do people go to the cleveland clinic for "regular' things like they would go to a primary / family physicians?
A family member was diagnosed with "capillary leak syndrome" thru mayo clinic- what is that? How does one get it ? Can they do much to help?
Genetic, very rare.: Clarkson's disease is what it is called. It is a very rare genetic mutation. It causes episodes of fluid leaking out of the blood vessels into the tissue. This can lead to low blood pressure, passing out or damage to organs from the low bp, even death. Need to see a specialist in this! https://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/capillary_leak_syndrome http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2947962/. ...Read more
If all the walk-in clinics are closed on the weekend & you don't have a family dr, could you go to a hospital to discuss your non-ER problem?
What is the difference between a doctor that has a family practice and a general practice at a multispecialty clinic?
Family practice : The main difference is that a family practice dr finished a 3 year residency in family medicine specialty. General practice dr is an older term they didn't do a residency but went right into field practicing they generally did everything including OB and surgery. Now the two are close in their scope of practice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually: Egg donors come in different varieties. Most are anonymous and they provide less information than open donation where you can meet the donor. Nevertheless, we try to get involved family history on every egg donor, anonymous or open. You should be worried about the clinic or agency where you have very limited information. I hope this helps, best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have no family doc at the moment. So I have to go to a walk-in medi clinic. Can a medi-clinic doctors diagnose and treat hemifaciol spasms. ?
Is it possible to get a prescription for the contraceptive patch (evra) from a family planning clinic?
Be seen: It would be impossible to know what your local clinic would or would not prescribe, but that is a commonly prescribed contraceptive. ...Read more
Family doctor gave me a positive test but the free clinic said negative. I would only be about 3 weeks along. Could i be pregnant?
Yes: Not uncommon for some tests to be more sensitive than others. But, wait a few days and repeat at free clinic- if you are pregnant their test will turn positive as well. Occasional false positives do happen, so if the free clinic test remains neg in a week it is not likely you are pregnant. ...Read more
I have autonomic neuropathy dystautonomia and pots and mayo clinic cannot figure out why? This is my second visit and I am still here. Can anyone help ? Its been very ffrustrating for me and my family
Mayo is very good: If doctors at mayo clinic can not figure out, you are out of luck. So be patient and do what they have advised. Sometimes you can have a medical condition which is difficult to diagnose and treat. That is what autonomic neuropathy is....Very hard to find the cause and difficult to treat. So stick with them....There is not any better alternatives elsewhere! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a clinic doctor refer a specialist or does it have to be a family doctor?. Cause i think i need to see a gastroenterologist.
Insurance issues: America is a free country, so any patient can see a gastroenterologist, without having to get permission from another person. The restrictions are insurance issues, meaning lower quality insurance will have more restrictions, and cause more trouble for patients and doctors... But such insurance (hmo's, medicaid, etc.) is cheaper or paid by the taxpayers. Always try for ppo insurance or better. ...Read more
17 yr old healthy female, family doctor claimed positive test, free clinic said negative. Only 3wks along. What are the chances of false positive?
What type of conditions would be acceptable by IVF clinic to perform pre-implantation genetic dx? Does fh or autism in family provide basis for pgd?
1) If your relatives: With autism have a heritable genetic syndrome (e.g., fragile x ) or a copy repeat error on microarray known to cause autism 2) "advanced maternal age" (35 & >, ) increases risk of down syndrome & other chromosomal abnormalities 3) "advanced paternal age, " increases risk of new mutations & autism. Babies born by ivf have a higher incidence of autism than those conceived without assistance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend's mother got cancer. The family hided the cancer news from the mother. Is there a way to order a gene test directly from a gene company? She does not want her mother visit cancer clinics.
Ethical Issue: Most doctors do not think it is ethical to hide a diagnosis from their patient, regardless of the family's wishes, unless the patient suffers from severe dementia, depression, or other mental illness. Most tests require a patient's consent, unless a family member is acting as her guardian/power-of-attorney/health proxy because she has been deemed incapable of making health decisions on her own. ...Read more
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