Having a primary care team you trust is the key to maintaining exceptional health and wellness. At South Texas Family Medicine and Urgent Care Center, the expert family medicine team offers comprehensive primary care services for people of all ages at the San Antonio, Texas, office. Call to schedule an appointment, book online, or walk in to the urgent care center today.
Primary care at South Texas Family Medicine and Urgent Care Center includes prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses, diseases, and injuries.
Family medicine specialists care for you and family members of all ages in a friendly and welcoming environment.
Some of the many primary care services available at South Texas Family Medicine and Urgent Care Center include:
South Texas Family Medicine and Urgent Care Center also offers sports medicine services, dermatology consultations, specialist referrals, home care services, and virtual telemedicine visits for added patient convenience.
During primary care appointments at South Texas Family Medicine and Urgent Care Center, friendly staff members greet you. They often completed the following:
Your family medicine specialist assesses your body weight, body mass index (BMI), and vital signs, including your pulse, blood pressure, and temperature. In kids, they also evaluate growth and development.
Your provider discusses your symptoms and medical history, including past diagnoses, family medical history, and medications or dietary supplements you might take. They may ask about your lifestyle, diet, and exercise habits, as well as your mental health status.
During a physical exam, your provider checks your eyes, throat, breathing, heartbeat, abdomen, neck, and more. South Texas Family Medicine and Urgent Care Center specialists offer pelvic exams and Pap smears in women to screen for signs of cervical cancer and prostate exams in men. They also provide developmental screenings in kids.
Your primary care provider may recommend you or a family member complete specific diagnostic tests. Examples include urine tests, blood tests, nasal or throat swabs, allergy or asthma testing, X-rays, or other imaging procedures to make a diagnosis and develop a treatment plan.
If needed, your primary care specialist offers a variety of treatments to match your personalized needs. They can treat wounds, fractures, and other injuries, as well as illnesses and chronic diseases.
Your provider may write you a prescription for certain medications. They offer nutrition education, specialist referrals, birth control, vaccinations, medical weight loss, and much more.
You can book a primary care wellness checkup every year or more often for babies and young children. Schedule appointments if you’re ill, injured, experience new or unusual symptoms, or simply have questions or concerns about your health.
To schedule a primary care visit with the team at South Texas Family Medicine and Urgent Care Center, call the office or book an appointment online today.