When you have a primary care physician, you have a medical professional who knows you, cares about your concerns, and provides the comprehensive health care you need. At Fulshear Medical Associates in Houston, Texas, Syed Abrar, MD, offers preventive care, treats acute illnesses, and manages chronic diseases. To schedule an in-person or telemedicine appointment, call the office or book an appointment online today.
Primary care refers to the services you receive from health professionals trained to provide the first contact and take care of all your ongoing health concerns.
What does first contact mean? It means that your designated primary care provider is the first person you call any time you have a health concern.
Whether you develop a sudden illness, need ongoing care for chronic disease, or need to find a specialist, you contact Dr. Abrar. He offers comprehensive treatment and coordinates your care with other doctors or service providers in the community.
Dr. Abrar provides all the same services you would expect from a family physician or internal medicine practitioner. The services offered may include:
Dr. Abrar coordinates your care when you need treatment from a specialist or an interdisciplinary team. He also helps you find community resources and services.
Dr. Abrar offers chronic disease management. With ongoing lifestyle and medical care, you can stay healthy even when you have a disease that currently doesn’t have a cure.
Chronic diseases frequently managed by Dr. Abrar include:
The type of chronic disease management you receive depends on your underlying condition. If you have diabetes, disease management focuses on keeping your blood sugar within normal limits.
Dr. Abrar helps you manage chronic pain with exercise, non-narcotic medications, and interventional treatments.
Dr. Abrar helps you prevent and manage chronic diseases by focusing on lifestyle factors. For example, he may provide weight loss management, create an exercise regimen, or include physical therapy in your plan. He also prescribes medications when needed.
If you need a primary care provider, call Fulshear Medical Associates or schedule an appointment online today.