Primary Care Specialist

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of West Michigan -  - Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of West Michigan

Board Certified Internal Medicine Physicians & Board Certified Pediatricians located in Grand Rapids, MI

When you need a doctor for yourself or your family, visit Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of West Michigan, where the team has provided care to the community for more than 23 years. Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, their team of primary care physicians offers kind, considerate, and reliable medical care. Schedule a visit by calling the office today or using the online booking tool.

Primary Care Q&A

What services do primary care physicians provide?

Your primary care physician is your main doctor who oversees all of your medical care needs. Primary care doctors provide care for your entire family, including newborns, children, teens, adults, and elderly adults, and they specialize in both pediatrics and internal medicine.

At Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of West Michigan, the team provides:

  • Annual physical exams
  • Sports physicals
  • Vaccinations
  • Newborn exams
  • Physicals for work or school
  • Disease screenings for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes
  • In-office lab testing
  • Care for men’s and women’s health issues
  • Treatment for minor cuts, wounds, and fractures
  • Treatment for acute illnesses like colds, flu, and ear infections
  • Treatment for chronic illnesses, including heart disease and diabetes

The team at Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of West Michigan has won numerous awards for providing high-quality, effective medical care with excellent bedside manner for more than 20 years. 

As a primary care practice, the team puts your health and well-being as their top priority and focuses on disease screenings, preventive medicine, and appropriate medical treatment for illnesses and chronic diseases.

When should I see my primary care doctor?

The team recommends an annual physical for children and adults, as well as appropriate physicals for sports, work, or school when needed. If you’re sick, the team has flexible scheduling and offers a phone service for after-hours medical support.

For chronic health issues like diabetes or high blood pressure, the team recommends regular visits to check on your overall health and screen for complications related to your condition, like trouble regulating your blood sugar or an increase in your blood pressure. 

These visits provide the opportunity to ask questions, get prescription medications, and learn about steps you can take to improve your health, too.

Is lab testing available?

Yes, the office provides all routine laboratory testing, including:

  • General blood tests
  • Blood sugar levels
  • Cholesterol levels
  • STD testing
  • Testing for infections, including urinary tract infections (UTIs) and hepatitis
  • Rapid strep tests
  • Thyroid panels

If you require advanced or specialized tests, the team works with lab facilities and specialists in the area so you can get your testing completed quickly and begin treatment, if needed, as soon as possible.

To schedule a primary care visit for yourself or a family member, call the office or book online today.