Little Axe Health Center Primary Medical Care - Outpatient
Primary Care at the ASTHS can be thought of as your medical home. Your provider team includes physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and medical assistants who are focused on care coordination and are able to handle a variety of medical problems. This includes: preventive care; treatment of health ailments; management of chronic illness and conditions; and additional care defined by the practitioner’s specialty.
The Little Axe Health Center Offers
Family Medicine - specializing in the comprehensive treatment of individuals and families from young to geriatrics. They are trained in several medical areas with a focus on health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance, counseling, patient diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses.
Internal Medicine - focused on the care of adults. They are specially trained to solve puzzling diagnostic problems and can treat multiple chronic illnesses simultaneously.
Pediatrics - providing care for the period of greatest human growth, development and physical maturation. Therefore, as primary care physicians for children, pediatricians specialize in the four primary stages of development including infancy (birth–1 year), early childhood (1–4 years), middle childhood (4–10 years), and adolescence (11–19 years). In addition to the treatment of childhood diseases and medical conditions, preventive health practices such as immunizations and regular wellness exams are an important part of the care that pediatricians provide their young patients.
Endocrinology • Diabetes: Type 1, Type 2, or gestational • Thyroid disorders: over and under active thyroid and thyroid nodules • Calcium & bone abnormalities, osteoporosis & vitamin D deficiency • Adrenal and pituitary gland disorders Podiatry • Bunions, calluses & corns • Diabetic foot checks • Toenail care • Wound care • Heel pain • Injuries and more Women’s Health • Breast & pelvic exams • Family planning & counseling • Biopsies • Dilations • Cervical colposcopies & cryo • Well woman exams • Immunizations • Menopausal counseling • Hormone replacement exams • STI screenings