Primary Care Specialist

Primary Care services offered in Lutherville-Timonium, MD

Having an exceptional primary care specialist you trust is the key to maximizing the health of you and your family members. At ProTelix Health Clinic in Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland, our expert team offers comprehensive primary care services to reduce unpleasant symptoms and your risk of complications. Call the office to book an appointment with ProTelix Health Clinic or schedule one online today.

Primary Care Q & A

What is primary care?

Primary care services at ProTelix Health Clinic include evaluation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of common conditions many patients face. Examples include illnesses, injuries, and chronic diseases. Primary care specialists can treat or help you better manage:

  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Skin cancer
  • Osteoporosis
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Earaches and strep throat
  • Colds, flu, and COVID-19
  • Injuries
  • Asthma and allergies
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Sinus, ear, and eye infections
  • Stomach pain, vomiting, and diarrhea
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

Primary care at ProTelix Health Clinic includes preventive medicine, physicals, wellness checkups, sick visits, and a variety of treatments that reduce your risk of serious complications. Providers offer telemedicine services for added convenience.

What happens during primary care appointments?

During primary care visits at ProTelix Health Clinic, your provider often completes the following:

Vital signs check

Your primary care specialist assesses your weight, body mass index (BMI), pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs when you arrive at a primary care visit.

Medical history review

During the medical history review portion of your appointment, providers at ProTelix Health Clinic discuss symptoms you may have, your personal and family history of disease, medications you might take, and your lifestyle.

Physical exam

Your primary care provider evaluates your overall health and wellness during a physical exam. They assess your throat, breathing, heartbeat, reflexes, and more. Your specialist offers pelvic exams in women, as well as Pap tests to screen for cervical cancer, and prostate exams in men.

Diagnostic testing

If you have symptoms of a health problem, or you’re at risk of one, your provider may recommend specific diagnostic tests. Examples include blood tests, urine tests, nasal or throat swabs, asthma tests, X-rays, CT scans, MRIs, or other imaging procedures.

What are my treatment options?

You may not need treatment if you’re in good health, but ProTelix Health Clinic offers vaccines, birth control, and other preventive medicine services. Treatments they might recommend include:

  • Home remedies
  • Diet and exercise changes
  • Over-the-counter medicines
  • Prescription medications
  • Inhalers
  • Health and nutrition education
  • Wound and fracture care
  • Earwax flushing
  • Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE)
  • Counseling 
  • Further diagnostic testing
  • Specialist referrals

ProTelix Health Clinic providers can refer you to highly-trained specialists if needed for serious or complex medical problems.

To schedule a primary care appointment with the experts at ProTelix Health Clinic, call the office or book an appointment online today.