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Primary Care Specialist

Schwartz Medical Group

Primary Care Practice & Medical Marijuana Doctors located in Norwood, MA

When you need health care, primary care serves as your first point of contact. Your primary care provider manages your health from head-to-toe and partners with you to optimize wellness and well-being. Schwartz Medical Group in Norwood, Massachusetts, is a primary care practice for adults. Melvin J. Schwartz, MD, and the team of primary care providers take a one-on-one approach to health, creating personalized plans that match your health needs and wellness goals. For personable primary care services, call the office or book an appointment online today.

Primary Care Q & A

What is primary care?

Primary care is an area of medicine that manages all of your health and wellness needs. Whether it’s time for your annual wellness exam or you need treatment for an unexpected illness, your primary care provider is your first point of contact.

Your primary care provider is your health care manager and advocate. They not only provide care to alleviate your cold symptoms, but also partner with you to help you stay healthy. 

Schwartz Medical Group has been providing primary care for adults for more than 40 years. In addition to providing personable patient care, the wide-ranging practice also offers many services to support your health visits, including vascular screenings, memory disorder testing, and in-house lab testing. We also work with Visiting Nursers and Hospice agencies to provide continued care for patients while recuperating or at end of life. 

What are primary care services?

Schwartz Medical Group provides comprehensive primary care services to meet all health needs and concerns. Some of the services include:

  • Management of general health and wellness
  • Diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases
  • Health screenings for disease prevention
  • Updated vaccinations
  • Counseling
  • Education about your illness and treatments
  • Discussions about lifestyle and habits to prevent disease
  • Referral to specialists
  • Care coordination

The primary care providers at Schwartz Medical Group perform your annual wellness exam to assess your overall health, screen for health issues, and provide treatments and recommendations to keep you healthy.

The primary care practice also provides sick care to manage those unexpected illnesses and accidents. They also specialize in the management of many chronic diseases, including diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and hypothyroidism. 

What can I expect during a primary care appointment?

You can expect a patient-focused, friendly appointment when you come in to see your primary care provider at Schwartz Medical Group. 

During your appointment, your provider asks detailed questions about your health and areas of concern. They also review your medical history and conduct a physical exam.

Your primary care provider may also request health screenings or lab tests to provide objective data about your health and wellness needs and confirm or rule out a suspected diagnosis.

After your exam, your provider reviews your health assessment and provides recommendations specific to your needs. 

For personalized primary care from an experienced patient-focused team, call Schwartz Medical Group or book an appointment online today.