Family medicine gives health care professionals the unique ability to care for patients throughout their lives, creating long-term relationships that allow the highest quality health services. Lighthouse Medical Center provides the full scope of medical care, including preventive exams, sick visits, and the ongoing management of chronic health conditions. If you value compassionate and individualized care, call the office in Pompano Beach, Florida, or schedule an appointment online. We also service patients from Boca Sunrise, Plantation, Ft Lauderdale, Cooper City, West Palm Beach, Weston, Miami, and Coconut Creek
Family Medicine Q & A
What are the benefits of family medicine?
Family practitioners are extensively trained to prevent and treat a wide range of health problems patients face at all ages. From newborns to seniors, and from the common cold to the ongoing management of chronic health conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease, you can depend on the compassionate and expert care you’ll receive at Lighthouse Medical Center.
When you choose to receive your health care at Lighthouse Medical Center, you also gain benefits like:
The providers at Lighthouse Medical Center practice integrative medicine. They create individualized treatment plans that include the best of homeopathic and modern medicine, depending on the approach that’s best for you and your health.
CONSISTENT CARE OVER THE YEARS
With family medicine, you and all of your family members can receive care from the same team. This consistency of care means your provider knows and understands the nuances of your family’s health, which leads to better treatment and disease prevention.
Family medicine providers continue to provide your care and coordinate with medical specialists when you need specialized treatment or you’re in the hospital.
While the team at Lighthouse Medical Center gives the highest priority to personalized care for their patients, they also provide the highest quality care by using the latest technology.
What types of physical exams are available?
Every type of physical exam is available at Lighthouse Medical Center. They provide sports physicals, school physicals, and pre-employment evaluations.
They also offer continuous care throughout the rigorous schedule of well-child visits that ensure your child is healthy and meeting developmental milestones.
The team at Lighthouse Medical Center recommends annual physical exams that focus on preventing health problems. Preventive health care allows your provider to identify signs of chronic health conditions at an early stage, while you can take steps to stop the disease or slow down its progression.
What services are provided by family practitioners?
In addition to physical exams, you can count on Dr. Mathai to provide all the comprehensive care you’d expect from a family practitioner, including:
- Health screenings
- Weight-loss management
- Nutrition assessment
- Smoking cessation
- Routine and specialized lab tests
- Management of chronic diseases, such as diabetes and high blood pressure
Whether you need medical care for an illness or it’s time to schedule your annual physical exam, call Lighthouse Medical Center or book an appointment online.