Whether you’re dealing with a routine sickness, living with a chronic condition, or want to stay current with regular preventative checkups, family medicine and/or internal medicine is a great place to start.
Family medicine providers, or primary care providers, deal with a wide range of medical issues. They are also trained to coordinate care among different specialists and sub-specialists when you may need these services. It’s a good idea to establish a relationship with a family medicine provider by scheduling an annual routine check-up, which is covered by most health insurance plans.
Internal medicine providers, or internists, are experts in diagnosing and treating diseases that commonly affect adults and complex medical situations where you may be dealing with multiple conditions. Our internists have experience with diabetes, endocrine disorders, rheumatology conditions, pulmonology, and more.
- Preventative Care
- Acute Care (sickness or injury)
- Complete Physical Exams
- Pediatrics (Baker Center only)
- Walk-in Clinic
Care for Senior Adults
- Medicare Annual Wellness Visit
- Medicare Navigation
- Preventative Care
- Acute Care (sickness and injury)
- Diabetes Care
- General Internal Medicine
Health Navigation If you are a patient of one of the following Appalachian Regional Medical Associates practices, Appalachian Regional Internal Medicine Specialists Baker Center for Primary Care Davant Medical Clinic Elk River Medical Associates and are being discharged from Watauga Medical…read more
Medicare is proactively supporting preventive medicine by covering the costs of an Annual Wellness Visit and screenings. The earlier we can detect health issues, the better they can be managed. Patients appreciate the time spent and opportunity to ask questions about their health. Appalachian…read more
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has determined that the evidence is sufficient to add a shared-decision making visit and an annual lung cancer screening to the preventative services available under the Medicare program.read more
2nd Wednesday of each month
Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center
232 Boone Heights Drive
Patients are admitted to the Appalachian Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program (ACRP) after being referred by a physician and the patient’s medical records have been reviewed by the ACRP team.read more
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