Internal Medicine is Essential to Living Well
The specialty of internal medicine Washington DC focuses on the care and treatment of adults. Beginning with individuals in their teenage years and progressing through old age. The philosophy of our practice places an emphasis on personal and preventative medicine with the detection and modification of factors leading to and causing illness such as cancers of the colon, breast and prostate.
We strongly urge and aid our internal medicine Washington DC patients in taking a proactive, responsible approach to their own health care issues with a slant toward a holistic way of treatment whenever possible. We also recognize the benefits that good, sound and nutritional therapy promotes. In conjunction with in-depth patient interviews and a regime of regularly scheduled comprehensive physical exams, we are often able to prevent, or at best head off, possible medical problems.
Internist Focused on Evidence-Based Medicine and Cutting-Edge Research
We are fortunate in our practice to be involved in a variety of clinical trials available to us by pharmaceutical companies offering treatment options and medications not currently on the market. Staying on this ‘cutting edge’ of research is one way we are able to bring treatment options to our patients.
Without our involvement, these treatments and experimental medications would not be available to our patients. We are grateful and feel fortunate in providing these services to our patients.
Our board-certified physicians are trained in dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of adult medical problems; concerning and stemming from:
|• Respiratory disorders
• Depression & Mental Health
• Hematologic disorders
|• Endocrine diseases
• Rheumatologic disorders
• Gastrointestinal disorders
Referrals From Internal Medicine Washington DC
In providing total health care services for our patients requiring a sub-specialist (e.g. an oncologist, cardiologist, dermatologist) or surgeon, our patients are only referred to those doctors we deem to be qualified in their field and that have a proven track record, having earned our trust over the years. We do however continue to monitor your care and progress during these times, in our efforts to provide a consistent chain of treatment and subsequent follow-up. You can be assured that our team approach to your health care insures you the highest level of medical treatment.
Our physician’s and medical providers understand that going to the doctor for many Washington DC residents often means a sick visit or annual physical. As part of the comprehensive health care provided at Capital Medical Associates, Internal Medicine in Washington DC is the treatment of acute illnesses, such as strep throat or infections.
Treating chronic disease states, like asthma, arthritis, diabetes and hypertension. These chronic diseases and acute illnesses can lead to heart disease or even a sudden heart attack. To learn more about treatment for acute illness at Capital Medical Associates Internal Medicine, call today: (202) 822-6311.
Depending on your symptoms, Capital Medical Associates Internal Medicine in Washington DC may require a variety of labs and tests to objectively diagnose your health state. These powerful test help to define the acute or chronic illness or illnesses.
It is critical to identify, determine if your irritation, for example, is an allergic reaction or a symptom of a more in-depth condition, such as eczema or perhaps something more serious. Once a proper diagnosis is established, our experienced and dedicated healthcare providers will be able to prescribe follow-up care and continued treatment protocols or management–if required.
In combination with a treatment plan, healthy lifestyle habits will help minimize several long-term symptoms, recommendations:
- Don’t smoke
- Consistent Weight, minimal fluctuations
- Eat a well-balanced and Nutritional Diet
- Maintain a Healthy Diet
- Exercise regularly
- Get enough sleep and rest
- Limit alcohol
- Routine health exams, screenings and immunizations
To learn more about the variety of acute illnesses that Capital Medical Associates Internal Medicine can treat and manage, please call us at Call Today: (202) 822-6311.
Chronic Disease Management:
Chronic diseases are affecting more Washington DC residents more than ever before in our American history. Chronic conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure-hypertension, and heart disease.
These chronic diseases are the leading causes of death in the United States, accounting for more than 75 percent of all deaths each year (according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). The important news is that these diseases are the most preventable of all health problems.
Chronic diseases in Washington DC such as obesity are becoming even more common. Nationally 1 in 3 adults are being diagnosed as obese. Nearly 50% of adults suffer from a chronic disease.
Capital Medical Associates primary focus on whole person care and preventive medicine, Capital Medical Associates Internal Medicine is dedicated to providing our patient innovative diagnoses, treatments and successfully management a variety of chronic diseases.
Our philosophy is guided by preventative medicine, such as regular quarterly screenings, checkups and examinations. We also help patients with nutritional/diet counseling, exercise, and clear direction on environmental issues that may be contributing to your chronic illness. Our physicians can help innovatively diagnose, treat and monitor many chronic diseases and conditions, such as:
- Carpal Tunnel
- Heart Disease
- High Cholesterol
- Migraine Headaches
- Sinus Infections
- Stomach Disorders
All Are Welcome at Capital Medical Associates
Finally, our practice embraces the diversity of our patients. Knowing that each patient is unique, we strive on every level to provide that patient with the specialized, individual attention they deserve.
Internist Near Me
Capital Medical Associates is located in Washington DC at 1640 Rhode Island Ave, NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20036. If you would like to schedule an appointment with one of our Washington DC internal medicine doctors, call (202) 822-6311.