I’ve met so many people who tell me they’ve literally NEVER had a good experience going to the doctor. Of course, as a PCP, this makes me sad to hear but it is no surprise. I admit it, seeing us generally sucks. So WHY is this the case? Are doctors just greedy, socially inept, burned […]
Are you making any of these? Using your Ob/Gyn as your PCP. My Ob/Gyn colleagues are phenomenal, and they do their best to take care of it all, but the reality is that there is A LOT to cover already in your well woman exam. Women’s health is so much more than your reproductive health […]
Did you know almost 50% of adults have #hypertension? It’s one of the most common diagnoses I see in #primarycare & many patients have NO idea they have it because it can cause NO symptoms, but it ⬆️s your risk of heart attacks, strokes & kidney failure. These readings are from a lovely patient that established w/ me […]
Do I really need a primary care doctor? I hear this question constantly from friends, family and sometimes even other doctors. These are their two most common excuses: “I’m healthy. I haven’t had to see a doctor in years!” So have you had your cholesterol checked? Do you know what your blood pressure runs? Are […]
Most important thing your doctor can do for you: listen. In a 2018 study, researchers found that the median length of time a patient could speak before their doctor interrupted was 11 seconds. You read that right, SECONDS not minutes. Having been a PCP in a busy clinic this doesn’t surprise me – docs want […]
Let’s discuss the elephant in room. The first question every patient asks when they hear I’m going solo is “Will you be accepting my insurance?” I get it. You pay $$$ every month for health insurance, and you want to use it. I hear you. In fact, as someone who trained in a highly academic […]
May 3, 2020 is the day that changed the entire trajectory of my career as a physician. It is the day my son, Remi, was born. Being the geek that I am, I attempted to “study” for motherhood like it was a board exam. Rookie mistake… As anyone who’s been there will tell you, NOTHING […]
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