Serving Katy & Greater Houston area

Primary Care

The basic goal of primary health care is to provide patients with continuous and comprehensive care. Another important function of a primary health care center is to provide quality health and social services to the underserved.

What does a primary health care physician do?

Typically, primary care physicians commonly check for:

  • High blood pressure
  • Other risk factors for heart disease
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Breast, cervical, prostate, and colorectal cancers
  • Developmental disorders
  • Status of immunizations to prevent illness
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Depression
  • Signs of domestic violence

What to consider when choosing a primary care physician?

Because your primary care physician has such a significant impact on your health, it’s critical to select a doctor you can trust and who you feel at ease with. When selecting a primary care physician, keep the following factors in mind:

  • Insurance
  • Location
  • Board certification
  • Online access