Lenox Medical Clinic
Family Practice & Medical Spa located in Chamblee, GA & Johns Creek, GA
Older adults are at risk of chronic disease, pain, and illness. At Lenox Medical Clinic, with locations in Chamblee and Johns Creek, Georgia, Sudha Challa, MD, provides expert geriatric care, including Medicare wellness visits. Take advantage of a friendly, inviting office and expert staff. Call or schedule an appointment online today.
Geriatrics Q & A
Why is geriatric health care important?
Geriatric care addresses the specialized health needs of older adults. At Lenox Medical Clinic, you can form a partnership to:
- Prevent chronic disease
- Manage chronic diseases like diabetes or arthritis
- Intervene when chronic conditions complications appear
- Manage pain from osteoarthritis, gout, or other conditions
As you age, your immune system becomes weaker and you're more at risk of serious complications from the flu or other illnesses.
The geriatric care at Lenox Medical Clinic is customized to your needs and health conditions. The goal is to help you maintain optimal health.
Which geriatric services do I need?
Your care depends on your age, medical history, and current symptoms. A customized care plan may include:
- Medicare annual wellness visit
- Chronic disease management
- Expanded lipid blood panel
- Joint mobility evaluations
- Bone density testing
- Neurological testing
- Cancer screenings
- Specialist referrals
- Glucose testing
You can also get help managing your prescription drugs. If you’ve been on Medicare Part B for more than 12 months, you’re also eligible for annual wellness visits.
Lenox Medical Clinic provides these visits to help you with a personal disease prevention plan.
Lenox Medical Clinic opens its doors for geriatric sick visits. If you have symptoms that can’t wait for a later visit, make an immediate appointment to be evaluated.
How do I prepare for a geriatric exam?
If you’re new to Lenox Medical Clinic, have any medical records from your previous doctors sent over for review.
Also, bring a list of all medications and supplements you take. Note the dosages, even of over-the-counter varieties.
Write down any questions or concerns you have about your treatment or health. It’s easy to lose focus when in the office, so having a list ensures you get the details you need to feel secure in your health care and confident in your treatment.
If you’re in need of a quality geriatric specialist, contact Lenox Medical Clinic for an appointment. Call or use the online scheduling tool today.
Routine prescription refills are done during regular business hours. Please allow 24-48 hours for ALL refills.
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