At Lifedoc, we aim to help manage every aspect of your health. The way we do that is by offering regular Primary Care, and then supplementing that with what specialty services. We also have a full pharmacy to help you in both convenience and in savings.
Primary Care is a Two Way Street
As we aim to serve you and your family and serve them better, our desire for better medical care is what motivates us every day. From the adoption and implementation of a results-oriented clinical model seeking to meet the needs of patients from different cultures to providing expert analysis and medical care in the management and prevention of chronic diseases, Lifedoc is on the cutting edge of patient-centered care here in Memphis and the Midsouth. At Lifedoc we want to know you and for you to know us. But in order to do that we need to establish a trusting relationship between doctor and patient. We can’t wait to meet you!
Here is a snapshot of what you can expect when you make LifeDoc your healthcare home:
- Pediatric Care
- Family Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Annual checkups for adults and children
- Consultations for children between 0 and 21 years old
- Physical and admission exams for schools and sports
- Walk-ins and same day appointments
- Vaccines (Including Influenza)
- Care for growth and development of chronic conditions
- Asthma control
- Laboratory exams
Dietitians and Nutrition
As part of our LifeDOC model, we count with certified Dietitians and Nutritionists to help you understand the necessary lifestyle changes, organize food plans, and promote healthy eating habits within your family. Through a better understanding of your diet and exercise habits, we will be able to better help you accomplish your healthcare and lifestyle goals.
With Dr. Pedro Velasquez and Dr. Claudia Neira at the helm of our Endocrinology services, we can offer our various patients all-round care capable of forestalling complications arising from the common cardio-metabolic conditions and endocrine disorders:
- Thyroid conditions (hyperthyroid/ hypothyroid)
- Irregular Menstrual Cycle
- Amenorrhea and any other endo-related problem
- Pituitary Deficiency
- Delayed Puberty
- Prader Willi Syndrome
- Turner Syndrome
- Testicular Hyperfunction and Dysfunction
- Short Stature
- Precocious Puberty
- Growth Hormone Deficiency
- Failure to Thrive
Eyes are truly a window into the world. Through a comprehensive eye examination, we can accurately test for common diseases such as diabetes, autoimmune disorders, hypertension, thyroid conditions, and many more.
The findings of your exam can guide our specialists to guarantee effective monitoring of treatment and progress of your health conditions.
Our Full Eye Clinic shares the same office as LifeDOC’s clinic offering optometry services including:
- Adult Eye Exams
- Pediatric Eye Exams
- Diabetic Retinal Evaluation
- Evaluation and treatment of glaucoma
- Dry Eye
- Allergy Eyes
- Hypertensive Retinopathy
- Glasses and contact lenses
Diabetes and Obesity
LifeDOC is a premier regionally-recognized practice & research center specialized in the treatment and management of diabetes, obesity and co-morbid conditions. Our dedicated staff aims to improve the standard of care of patients with diabetes/obesity by providing health care professionals with an outcome-oriented, inter-disciplinary and culturally competent treatment program for their patient.
Our holistic model and team approach helps to manage in an effective way patients with chronic conditions including physicians as endocrinology, cardiology and health professionals as optometrist, dietitians and behavioral health counselor. We improve the standard of care of patients with diabetes/obesity by providing health care with an outcome-oriented, inter-disciplinary and culturally competent treatment program.
Ready to try out our holistic health management program? Contact us today to find out more about how we can be of assistance to you.
In its study, the American Heart Association found out that though diabetes is among the seven major surmountable risk factors for cardiovascular disease, adults suffering from the disease are two to four times more likely to suffer than those without it.
Because of this, our LifeDOC model offers through cardiology care and periodic testing to our patients with Chronic Conditions and Diabetes to ascertain the odds of developing any risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease.
Our in-house Noninvasive Cardiac Laboratory is fully equipped with cutting-edge equipment’s to provide accurate diagnostic services for your health care. Our services include Echocardiography and Stress testing.
At LifeDOC we count with a behavioral health specialist to support the overall well-being of patients with chronic lifestyle conditions such as diabetes, obesity, and hypertension who frequently suffer from depression, anxiety, and life adjustment issues. Our Behavioral Health counselor is prepared to help our patients to follow their treatment and motivate them to implement lifestyle changes.
At Lifedoc Pharmacy we are focused on impacting the clinical and humanistic outcomes of our chronically ill population through engagement, integration, and synchronization.
Our in-house pharmacy model strives to be the bridge between the patient and all of our providers. Our goal is to get our patients’ entire med profile under one roof, so as to synchronize, identify ways to optimize and give our clinical team the most complete and up-to-date information about their adherence.
Lifedoc Pharmacy Model is committed to bringing to our patients:
- Integration with the clinical staff.
- Synchronization of medications to increase compliance.
- Provision of up-to-date information regarding last pick-ups and remaining refills.
- Communication with patients and their providers to improve compliance and transparency.
- Education about their treatment and ways to save.
- Affordable prescriptions for those without insurance.
- Home delivery by a licensed tech for chronically ill patients in the Greater Memphis Area.
To find out about coordinating delivery for our synchronized patients, you can call us at (901) 246-7818