What is telemedicine?
What is telemedicine?
Telemedicine at Bachar Malek, MD Office includes evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of common health problems you or a loved one may encounter. Dr. Malek and the team can visit with you via your phone, tablet, or another electronic device while you stay at home, in your office, or in another private location. Telemedicine makes receiving primary care services easy and convenient.
Whether you're a new patient needing to establish care or a long-time patient, see the experts at Bachar Malek, MD Office for an in-person or telemedicine evaluation.
What are the benefits of telemedicine?
When choosing telemedicine at Bachar Malek, MD Office, you can reap many of the following benefits:
- Highly effective primary care
- Utmost confidentiality
- Disease management
- Illness treatment
- Follow-up care
- Time savings
- Cost savings
- No sick patient exposure
- No need to take time off from work
- No need for childcare
You receive the same superior primary care virtually from home as you do during in-person visits with Dr. Malek and the team.
What should I expect during telemedicine visits?
During your scheduled appointment time, the Bachar Malek, MD Office team calls you and discusses the reason for your visit. They review your symptoms and medical history and complete a virtual physical exam if needed. They may complete a psychiatric assessment to evaluate your mental health.
Dr. Malek and the team can diagnose your condition virtually in many cases. Still, they may recommend you undergo blood tests, urine tests, heart function tests, X-rays, or other diagnostic tests if needed to confirm a diagnosis and develop an effective treatment.
Your treatment plan may include:
- Watchful waiting
- Home remedies
- Dietary supplements
- Nutrition and other lifestyle changes
- Prescription medications
- Eye drops
- Breathing treatments
- Mental health counseling
- Addiction medicine
- Dermatology care
- Combination of treatments
Dr. Malek could refer you to a specialist or inpatient hospital care if you have a severe or complex problem. He and the team discuss all concerns you may have about your health.
When should I schedule telemedicine appointments?
Schedule telemedicine appointments if you have questions about your health, feel ill, or experience new or unusual symptoms and you’re unable (or prefer not) to travel to the Bachar Malek, MD Office office for a medical visit.
To book your next telemedicine appointment with Bachar Malek, MD Office, call the office or schedule an appointment online today. The team can help guide you through the telemedicine process.