4 Questions to Ask Your Primary Care Physician
Primary care is important for your health and overall well-being, so talk to our team of experienced primary care doctors at Franklin Primary Care. Primary care physicians keep your health in check and do regular check-ups to diagnose your health issues. For more information, please contact us or schedule an appointment online. We are located at 225 Nassau Boulevard, West Hempstead, New York 11552.
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What health problems can you treat?
What services do you provide?
Do you have a specialization?
What are the benefits of primary care?
Primary care clinics are open to the general public, they were created as a way of a reliable and affordable medical care with its main focus on treating minor medical issues like illnesses or injuries that are not life-sustaining or limb-sustaining, but that still require medical attention. Many are unsure on what an primary care clinic provides that differs from other medical care services like Urgent care, walk-in clinic, and emergency room. The many advantages of primary care and the services they provide include preventive medical care that will help you save money and time.
Some of the most common health problems primary care clinics can help treat include:
• Animal bites
• Insect bites
• Viruses (including COVID-19)
• Bruises and bumps
• Fractures, strains, and sprains
• Cold and flu
• Eye injuries
• Ear infections
• Respiratory infections
• Pediatric Care
• Wound care services
• Chronic pain
Franklin Primary care focuses on primary care and primary care services to help promote our patient’s overall health and wellness. Many of the services we provide to West Hempstead, NY, and surrounding areas include:
• Physical Exams
• Laboratory Services
• Wound Care
• X-ray Services
• EKG Services
• School and Work Physicals
• Rapid Lab Testing (includes COVID-19 testing and molecular testing for influenza)
• Urgent Care Services
• Primary Care Services
• DOT Physicals
• Medical Marijuana Services
• And so much more!
Franklin Primary Care specializes in primary care and urgent care services. Physicians can help in situations that warrant urgent care or emergency care visit. These visits may consist of flu-like symptoms, testing for COVID-19, broken bones that need to be put in a cast, burns that need to be treated, and many other issues that need treatment.
The fantastic benefit of having urgent care and primary care together is an urgent care does not need an appointment. If your primary care provider is busy, you know you can still be taken care of by another physician for whatever you may be dealing with. This makes it a convenient option for many, and not only does convenience make our clinic the first choice for many of our patients, but the affordability of a physician seeing you at a primary care as well.
We accept cash-pay patients as well as patients with in-network insurance. We have a list of insurance companies we are in-network with available here.
Primary care offers patients the ability to see a regular doctor consistently for their health and wellness needs. Your health is a priority, visiting your primary care doctor consistently can provide many benefits including:
• Accurate diagnosis of any signs and symptoms you may be experiencing
• Costs are lower on average with less time waiting to see a physician in comparison to an emergency room
• You can trust your primary care provider as they know your medical history better than others
• Able to refer you to a specialist if needed
Trust your health and wellness with our medical staff at Franklin Primary Care! Book your appointment with Franklin Primary Care today to see the difference in medical care that we provide. For more information, please call us or schedule an appointment online. We are located at 225 Nassau Boulevard, West Hempstead, New York 11552. We serve patients from West Hempstead NY, Franklin Square NY, Garden City NY, New Hyde Park NY, Uniondale NY, Mineola NY, and North Valley Stream NY.