As an adult, it’s vital to establish a home base for internal medicine. Routine checkups with a qualified physician can help you age more gracefully and alert you to underlying health problems when they’re easiest to treat. At Signature Internal Medicine, concierge internal medicine specialists Humera Ahmed, MD, and Dina Diehl, DO, provide a wide range of internal medicine services to patients ages 18 and older. To make an appointment, call the office in Frisco, Texas, or book online today.
Internal medicine is a medical subspecialty that diagnoses, treats, and prevents complex health problems in adults. The internal medicine providers at Signature Internal Medicine boast years of experience treating acute and chronic issues using a conservative and patient-centric approach.
Whether you recently moved to the area or it’s been more than a year since you last visited the doctor, Signature Internal Medicine can help.
Signature Internal Medicine offers a wide range of internal medicine services, including:
A physical exam assesses your general well-being. During a physical, your provider examines your skin; checks your ears, nose, and throat; listens to your heartbeat and respiratory rate; gently palpates your abdomen to determine the size and location of your organs; and tests your reflexes and blood pressure.
Immunizations, or vaccines, teach your immune system to identify pathogens like viruses and bacteria. That way, if you encounter a specific illness in the future, your body knows how to respond. Staying up-to-date on your immunizations is one of the easiest ways to protect your health and the health of others.
Lab tests analyze your bodily fluids, like blood, saliva, or urine, to get information about your health. Signature Internal Medicine uses lab tests to diagnose a variety of health problems, including high cholesterol, kidney disease, and diabetes.
Signature Internal Medicine treats most acute and chronic health problems, but if you require more individualized care, they can refer you to a nearby specialist.
If you suffer a sports injury, and Signature Internal Medicine suspects a fracture or a dislocated joint, they might recommend diagnostic imaging. If necessary, your provider can refer you to a nearby radiology facility for X-rays, an ultrasound, or an MRI. You may also be referred for diagnostic imaging for other concerns or screening purposes.
Signature Internal Medicine recommends conservative treatment whenever possible, but if your symptoms don’t respond to healthy lifestyle changes, medication might be necessary. Signature Internal Medicine regularly writes prescriptions and provides refills.
If you’re a new patient at Signature Internal Medicine, make sure to bring the following items to your first visit:
To establish internal medicine care at Signature Internal Medicine, make an appointment by calling the office or booking online today.