Diligent Medical Care, PC
Board Certified Internal Medicine & Primary Care located in Union City, NJ
When you need to see a doctor for any condition or situation that is not immediately life-threatening, your primary care doctor can help. At Diligent Medical Care, PC, in Union City, New Jersey, Mohammad Chaudhry, MD, and Sharon Mirante, APN, offer expert diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of health conditions and injuries. From coughs to flu to weight loss, the Digital Medical Care team provides effective and timely primary care services. Call the practice or schedule an appointment online today.
Primary Care Q & A
What is a primary care doctor?
Primary care doctors specialize in family medicine, internal medicine, or pediatrics to provide definitive care to patients as their first point of contact. Primary care may include chronic disease diagnosis and treatment, preventive medicine, and acute care.
When you have medical concerns or questions, or want to discuss your symptoms, a primary care doctor is your entry point into all medical and health care solutions available to you. Diligent Medical Care, PC, primary care doctors advocate for your care and coordinate care with specialists to ensure each patient has access to the entire health care system as needed.
Why do I need primary care?
Primary care doctors are your first point of contact if you are sick or have a minor injury. Diligent Medical Care, PC, doctors provide preventive medicine and address the majority of your health care questions and concerns. If you have a chronic condition, they’ll also help you find a specialist if necessary.
Primary care services include routine health care such as your annual physical exam, medical screenings, tests, and immunizations.
Primary care practices with a preventive medicine focus, like Diligent Medical Care, PC, also help you prevent disease and injury by educating you about good nutrition, reducing stress, quitting smoking, and reducing alcohol use to optimize your health and overall well-being.
What medical practices are considered primary care services?
Diligent Medical Care, PC, primary care includes a comprehensive range of preventive medicine services, including:
- Annual physical exams
- Employment physicals
- Nutrition and weight management
- Allergy testing and management
- Thyroid disease treatment
- Asthma management
- Depression treatment
- Diabetes diagnosis and treatment
- High cholesterol treatment
These health care services help keep you healthy and prevent you from developing a chronic illness or help you manage and reduce symptoms of an illness you already have. Primary care also covers the treatment of acute illnesses, such as seasonal colds and flu, treating stomach ache, offering vaccinations, and testing for Covid antibodies.
Who benefits from primary care services?
Everyone benefits from primary care services and preventive medicine, young or old. Reducing your risk for chronic disease not only promotes a long, healthy lifespan, but also reduces the total cost of your health care.
If you are suffering from any illness or injury that doesn't require immediate hospital treatment, the Diligent Medical Care, PC, team can diagnose and treat the problem or refer you to a specialist if necessary.
Call or book an appointment online with Diligent Medical Care, PC, today to find out more about primary care services, schedule an annual exam, or discuss your medical concerns.