Baylor Medicine family physicians diagnose and treat common short-term illnesses such as the flu, sinus infections, skin infections, urinary tract infections, and non-emergency accidents. Our board-certified family physicians can conduct minor surgical procedures and provide medical care to patients with non-emergency injuries. Lab and x-ray services are available Monday through Friday.
Acute Care Concerns
- Allergies, sinus, or nasal congestion
- Chills or fever
- Cold or flu
- Cough, upper respiratory symptoms, or sore throat
- Diarrhea or constipation
- Muscle aches
- Nausea or vomiting
- New loss of taste or smell
- Pink eye
- Skin rash
- Urinary tract infection
If this is an emergency, please call 911 or visit an emergency room.
Preventive and Continuing Care
Annual Physicals and Wellness Visits
Through routine health services and screenings, we strive to prevent illnesses before they develop. Family Medicine physicians at Baylor Medicine screen for a variety of medical conditions, make recommendations to promote wellness and a healthy lifestyle and educate patients on self-care techniques and their benefits.
- Annual physicals, wellness exams, and follow-ups
- Personal and family health history
- Mental and wellness check
- Vital signs
- Visual and physical exam
- Laboratory tests and screenings
- Counseling, education, and physician recommendations
Chronic Disease Management
Baylor Medicine family physicians provide early diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and other chronic health concerns. Continuing care also includes medication refills. Should you need it, Family Medicine will help you navigate your health care and provide quick access to Baylor Medicine’s world-class specialists. If you are seeing a specialist for your chronic condition(s), be sure to keep your family physician up to date on any changes.
Family Education and Consultations
Our physicians and staff are here to help you to understand the best ways to maintain good health for yourself, your children and your family. Additionally, we provide patients and their families free learning opportunities and information sessions throughout the year.
Baylor Medicine's board-certified family physicians provide comprehensive primary care to women during all stages of life.
- Preventive medicine
- Breast health
- Pelvic exams
- Basic prenatal care, delivery, and postpartum care
- Menopause care
- Specialty care coordination
The Family Medicine physicians at Baylor Medicine provide primary care (assessment, diagnosis, and treatment) for those 65 and older who may be dealing with common age-related health issues.
- Fall evaluation