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Primary Care Specialist

Jivana Care -  - Family Medicine

Jivana Care

Family Medicine located in Bethesda, MD

A primary care provider is your first point of contact for any medical condition, from minor injuries to acute and chronic illnesses. Family medicine physicians Melinda Jorge, MD, Gezzer Ortega, MD, and the team at Jivana Care in Bethesda, Maryland, provide comprehensive primary care for adolescents and adults of all ages. Call the office or request an appointment online today for patient-centered primary care.

Primary Care Q&A

What is primary care?

Primary care covers a vast spectrum of essential health needs, and your doctor serves as your initial resource for medical treatment. From preventive medicine like vaccinations and physicals to managing chronic conditions like diabetes, the primary care providers at Jivana Care cover all your bases.

Their primary care physicians focus on treating non-life-threatening injuries and diseases as well as minor emergencies that require immediate medical attention. The primary care staff at Jivana Care is equipped to provide same-day appointments when necessary, ensuring you and your loved ones receive prompt and professional treatment.

What does a primary care physician treat?

As one of the top primary care providers in the area, the team at Jivana Care diagnoses and treats a wide variety of medical conditions, including:

  • Colds and flus
  • Sinus infections
  • Minor injuries
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Asthma and allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Minor injuries include cuts, scrapes, and broken bones. Injuries that require emergency care include severe, uncontrolled bleeding, head injuries, and fractures in which the bone is visible through broken skin.

What services does a primary care provider offer?

Jivana Care offers an array of high-quality primary care services. 

Physicals

They perform various types of physicals for people of all ages, including immigration exams, DOT physicals, sports physicals, and annual checkups.

Allergy testing

The team at Jivana Care has a dedicated group of allergy doctors to diagnose and treat all types of allergies, including food and seasonal allergies.

Vaccinations

You may need certain immunizations to become a United States citizen, go to school or camp, or start a job. The team also offers the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for adolescents and young adults.

Diagnostic services

Jivana Care offers on-site laboratory testing and blood work. They don’t ship your blood samples out to a separate lab, so you get more timely and accurate results.

Other services

Other services at Jivana Care include, but aren’t limited to, medical weight loss, sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing, Suboxone® treatment, and medical marijuana.

For the full scope of primary care, call Jivana Care or book an appointment online today.