It estimated that 65% of older adults have two or more chronic diseases. When you have a primary care doctor like Dr. Vincent P. Goux at Atlas Medical Systems, you have a professional you can rely on to manage your existing chronic diseases, help you prevent
Recommended screening for health concerns such as:
- Abdiminal aortic aneurysm
Vaccination recommended for adults:
- Whooping cough
- Labs and lab interpretation on premise
- Weight loss management
- Nutrition assessment
- Vision and hearing screening
- Dementia assessment
- Women’s health (Pelvic exam and Pap smearing)
- Men’s health (Postrate cancer screening)
Why do you need a primary care doctor?
Primary care doctors like Dr. Goux give you a medical home — a place where you have a reliable doctor who knows you and your medical history, coordinates all your health care services, and provides expert health care whether you’re sick or it’s time for a yearly preventive check-up.
Your primary care doctor is the ﬁrst person to contact if you have undiagnosed concerns or need ongoing care for chronic health conditions. Having Dr. Goux as your primary care doctor can help you stay healthier as you get older because he focuses on preventive medicine.
The team at Atlas Medical Systems also provide urgent care services. When you don’t feel well, call the oﬃce so they can schedule a same-day appointment and relieve your symptoms.
How do routine wellness visits protect your health?
Many chronic diseases that develop over the years — such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol — don’t have symptoms. The only way to detect them early enough to stop them from becoming a serious health threat is with routine wellness visits.