Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine services offered in Belleville and Rochester Hills, MI

Preventing illnesses and diseases can save you time and money in the long run, which is why seeing a primary care specialist regularly is important. At WellHealth Medical Associates in Belleville and Rochester Hills, Michigan, Sanjay Murthy, MD, MPH & TM, offers an array of preventive medicine solutions to keep you as healthy as possible and reduce the risk of illnesses, injuries, and diseases. Call the office to learn more or use the online booking feature today. 

What is preventive medicine?

Preventive medicine includes evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment when needed to reduce the risk of medical problems. Dr. Murthy has many years of experience in preventive medicine and is highly trained in wellness services and disease prevention. He offers services that keep you as healthy as possible and detect medical issues before they turn serious.

Which preventive medicine services are available?

Some of the numerous preventive medicine services available at WellHealth Medical Associates include:

  • Wellness checkups
  • Sick visits
  • Physicals
  • Vaccinations
  • Illness and disease screenings
  • Mental health evaluations
  • On-site diagnostic testing
  • Medically-supervised weight loss
  • Medication prescriptions 
  • Birth control for women
  • Specialist referrals

If you already have an illness or disease, Dr. Murthy helps you better manage your condition to eliminate the risk of complications.

What are the benefits of preventive medicine treatments?

Some of the main benefits you can expect when choosing preventive medicine at WellHealth Medical Associates include:

  • Healthy weight management
  • Lower risk of chronic diseases
  • Stronger immune system
  • Reduced risk of getting sick
  • Time and cost savings
  • Better quality of life
  • Lower risk of disability
  • Longer life expectancy

The earlier you get treated for common illnesses and diseases, the better the outcome. See Dr. Murthy at the first sign of new or unusual symptoms. 

What should I expect during preventive medicine appointments?

During preventive medicine visits at WellHealth Medical Associates, Dr. Murthy weighs you, evaluates your body mass index (BMI), and checks your pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs. In children, he assesses growth and development.

He reviews symptoms you may have, your medication regimen, personal family history of disease, and lifestyle habits. Dr. Murthy then completes a physical exam to evaluate your overall health and wellness. He checks your vision and hearing, as needed, as well as your eyes, ears, throat, reflexes, abdomen, and more. Dr. Murthy also listens to your heartbeat and breathing.

He provides pelvic exams and Pap tests for women to screen for gynecological problems and offers prostate exams for men.

Dr. Murthy provides vaccinations, blood tests, urine testing, heart-function testing, imaging procedures, and other diagnostic tests to detect or rule out medical problems.

How often should I schedule preventive medicine visits?

Schedule preventive medicine appointments at WellHealth Medical Associates every year or more often if Dr. Murthy recommends them. Call the office if you’re due for vaccinations, have concerns about your health, or develop unusual symptoms.

To take advantage of preventive medicine at WellHealth Medical Associates, call the office or book an appointment online today.