Primary Care

Medical Access
Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Urgent Care Centers & Occupational Medicine
located in Germantown, MD, Alexandria, VA & Woodbridge, VA

Primary care is your gateway to expert diagnosis and treatment of a comprehensive range of health problems and injuries. When you need medical attention for anything that isn't immediately life-threatening, the expert team of primary care professionals at Medical Access can help. From coughs and colds to wounds and weight loss, the Medical Access team provides timely, effective primary care services to all members of your family. Call the offices in Germantown, Maryland, or in Alexandria and Woodbridge, Virginia, that's most convenient to you today to find out more, or use the online booking form to schedule a consultation.

Primary Care Q & A

What is primary care?

Primary care is your first point of contact with the medical system and where you see your main doctor. Primary care physicians are sometimes called family doctors or general practitioners.

Your primary care physician attends to the majority of your health care concerns and questions. They also coordinate care for chronic conditions and help you find the right specialist if you need one.

The primary care physicians at Medical Access provide all your routine health care, as well as medical screenings and tests, including physical examinations and immunizations.

Primary care also plays a vital role in helping you identify and manage your risk factors for certain serious medical conditions. They provide you with the information and tools you need to optimize your health and overall well-being.

Your primary care doctor at Medical Access is also the keeper of your medical history and records.

What services does primary care provide?

Medical Access primary care provides a comprehensive range of preventive medicine services, including:

  • Wellness visits
  • Physical exams
  • Immunizations for children and adults
  • Nutrition and weight loss
  • Pediatric and adolescent medical services
  • Women's healthcare, including pap smears
  • Allergy testing

These services help to keep you healthy and prevent you from becoming sick. Primary care also covers the treatment of acute illnesses and injuries, from everyday ailments like colds, flu, and stomach upsets to cuts, concussion, and broken bones.

Primary care also helps you manage chronic illnesses. Your primary care provider coordinates your treatment with specialists and provides regular checkups and monitoring for conditions such as:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Eczema
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Cancers
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

The primary care team at Medical Access also supports you when you have mental health problems such as depression and anxiety, or if you're going through a stressful time in your life.

Medical Access also provides onsite diagnostic services, including lab tests and X-rays, and employer services like drug and alcohol testing.

Who can benefit from primary care services?

Primary care specialist Medical Access is a family care practice that offers comprehensive care for adults, children, and seniors. If you or a family member is suffering from any illness or injury that doesn't require emergency hospital treatment, the Medical Access team can diagnose and treat the problem.

The advantage of using Medical Access for your primary care is that they also offer urgent care services. Their urgent care clinic is well equipped to treat patients for minor, common ailments, with virtually no wait times and on-the-spot diagnosis and treatment.

Some members of the Medical Access team are multilingual, which helps them assist patients without the problem of a language barrier.

Whatever your wellness needs are, your primary care provider can help. Call Medical Access today to find out more or book an appointment online.