Primary Care

Primary Care services offered in Queens, Maspeth, Lower Manhattan, New York, Brooklyn and Flushing, NY

Regularly seeing a primary care specialist is one of the best ways to maintain outstanding health and maximize your family’s well-being. At LocalMD in Queens, New York City, Flushing, and Brooklyn, NY, their team of board-certified physicians and nurse practitioners offers comprehensive primary care and mental health services for patients of all ages. Call the office to schedule a sick visit, physical exam, or wellness checkup, or use the online booking feature today.

What is primary care?

Primary care services at LocalMD include medical exams, diagnostic testing, preventive medicine, and necessary treatments to keep you healthy. The skilled family medicine specialists can care for your entire family and have many years of experience. They even offer convenient telemedicine options and same-day sick visits for added convenience. 

Which primary care services are available?

LocalMD offers an array of primary care services, including:

  • Wellness checkups
  • Annual physicals
  • Immigration physicals
  • Sports and school physicals
  • Family medicine
  • Geriatric care
  • Pediatric care
  • Adult primary care
  • On-site lab work
  • On-site ultrasounds
  • Psychiatric services
  • Wound care
  • Fracture care
  • COVID-19 testing, vaccinations, and treatments
  • Chronic care management
  • Medically supervised weight loss
  • Gastroenterology
  • Same-day sick visits
  • Family planning
  • Pain management
  • LGBTQ care
  • HIV treatment
  • Medication prescriptions
  • Specialist referrals 

The LocalMD experts go the extra mile to ensure superior care and accept a wide range of insurance plans. Their compassionate demeanor is comforting and feels welcoming for patients of all ages. 

What can I expect during primary care visits?

During primary care visits to LocalMD, a specialist meets with you in person or virtually via your phone, tablet, or another electronic device. They assess your body weight, body mass index (BMI), and vital signs before reviewing your medical history, medications, and symptoms. They may complete a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation to screen for mental health conditions. 

During a physical exam, your specialist evaluates your breathing, heartbeat, eyes, throat, and more. They offer pelvic exams and Pap tests to women and prostate evaluations to men.

Your primary care provider may recommend diagnostic tests, such as:

  • Ultrasounds
  • Other imaging procedures
  • Blood tests
  • Urinalysis
  • Allergy testing
  • Lung function tests
  • Heart function testing 
  • Nasal swabs
  • Throat swabs
  • COVID-19 testing
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing

After diagnosing any medical problems, your specialist may offer treatment recommendations. They provide lifestyle change coaching, medication prescriptions, psychotherapy, vaccinations, specialist referrals, and much more. 

When should I schedule primary care appointments?

Schedule primary care visits for you and your family at least once yearly for a wellness checkup or if you become ill or get injured. Call the LocalMD office if you develop new or unusual symptoms or have medical questions.

Call the LocalMD office to schedule an in-person or virtual primary care appointment, or use the online booking feature today.