Primary care - what is it?
To maintain exceptional health and wellness, primary care involves
prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment if necessary. We provide
comprehensive primary care services to patients ages 14 and older through
Dr Malek's office, which opened in 2010. The services below are available in
Evansville as well as the surrounding area.
For added convenience for patients, Dr Malek's office offers both in-person
and virtual telemedicine appointments.
What are the reasons
for needing primary care?
A variety of medical issues can be treated at the office of Dr Malek, including
- Abdominal disorders
- Abnormal menstrual cycles
- Acid reflux or other gastrointestinal (GI) problems
- Acne and other skin issues
- Asthma and allergies
- Back or spine disorders
- COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
- Cardiopulmonary conditions
- Chronic fatigue syndrome
- Congestive heart failure
- Degenerative joint diseases
- Erectile dysfunction
- Foot, hand, head, or neck conditions
- Arthritis and gout
- High cholesterol
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Kidney disease
- Nerve problems (neuropathy)
- Headaches or migraines
- Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
- Thyroid diseases
- Depression and other mental health disorders
Additionally, if you often urinate, have a high or long-lasting fever, difficulty breathing, or have an ongoing or severe cough, you should seek primary care
What should I expect during
primary care appointments?
During appointments at Dr Malek's office, Dr. Malek and the team discuss your symptoms and medical history. They check your vital signs and complete a comprehensive physical exam and a mental health assessment if needed.
You have an evaluation of your eyes, ears, throat, neck, heartbeat, breathing, and more. You may have a women’s health or gynecological exam, men’s health checkup, or physical.
If needed, Dr. Malek may suggest you complete nasal or throat swabs, blood tests, urine tests, heart function testing, or allergy and asthma testing, as well as tissue biopsies, X-rays, or other imaging procedures to diagnose and treat possible health problems.
How does primary care
treat or provide its patients?
Bachar Malek, MD Office provides a wide range of primary care services, such as:
- Abscess incision and drainage
- Allergy testing and treatment
- Excision of skin lesions
- Facet joint injections
- Trigger point injections
- Wart removal
- Prescription medications
- Birth control
- Preventive screenings
- STD testing and treatment
- Mental health treatments
- Health education
- Routine follow-ups
- Urgent care and sick visits
- Chronic disease management
Personalized primary care treatments from Dr. Malek and the team result in the best possible outcome for each patient. If a complex or severe medical problem requires highly-skilled treatment, they can refer you to a specialist.
Call or book an appointment online today with Dr Malek's providers.
Schedule an appointment with the providers at Dr Malek's office online or by phone today.