PIH Health Primary Care Physicians Offer an Array of Services to Better Patient Health

Whittier, Calif., Nov. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PIH Health offers an array of primary care physicians including internal medicine doctors who specialize in treating adults, family medicine physicians who can care for people of all ages and pediatricians who specialize in caring for children. Primary care doctors manage a patient’s healthcare and provide routine medical services such as preventative care, annual checkups and the treatment of other common illnesses. Additionally, if more specialized care is needed for an illness or injury – for example, a heart condition, digestive issue or bone or joint problems – a primary doctor can refer a patient to a trusted specialist.

Some of the most prevalent adult conditions seen by primary care doctors at PIH Health are high blood pressure, upper respiratory infections, diabetes, bronchitis, urinary tract infections and high cholesterol.

“At PIH Health, we practice our vision of ‘Patients First’ every day by striving to keep our patients healthy,” says Roberto Madrid MD, vice president of medical group operations at PIH Health Physicians. “Our primary care doctors will provide regular preventative examinations and immunizations, manage chronic conditions, and encourage you to get routine tests and screenings to keep you healthy.”

PIH Health has a full spectrum of physicians with expertise in treating diseases from the most common to rare.

Some of the most common conditions seen by PIH Health pediatricians are upper respiratory, ear, throat and viral infections. To find a primary care physician in or near your area, visit PIHHealth.org/Find-a-Doctor or call Patient Services: 888-365.4450 during regular business hours.

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About PIH Health

PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves more than 2.1 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier and PIH Health Hospital - Downey and features numerous outpatient medical offices, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. Recognized by Truven Health Analytics and Hospitals and Health Networks as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology, PIH Health invests millions each year in community education and free and low-cost services to support those with the greatest need. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org.

 

 

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CONTACT: Rosie Cosio
PIH Health
5626980811 Ext. 81128
rosie.cosio@pihhealth.com

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