If your goal is to stay as healthy as possible or recover quickly from an illness, disease, or injury, turn to the experts at Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center. Primary care specialists Kevin Calhoun, MD, Shelly Calhoun, FNP-C, and their team offer comprehensive primary care services to help you maintain superior health and wellness. Call the office to schedule a wellness exam, sick visit, or physical, or use the online booking tool today.request an appointment
What is primary care?
Primary care at Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center includes preventive medicine, evaluations, and treatments of common injuries, illnesses, and chronic diseases you may encounter. Seeing a primary care specialist regularly is the best way to stay healthy or avoid life-threatening medical problems.
What are the common reasons for needing primary care?
Some of the main reasons you may seek primary care include:
- High cholesterol
- High blood pressure
- Heart disease
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Kidney disease
- Other mental health challenges
- Substance use disorder
You can schedule an in-person or telemedicine visit at Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center whenever you have concerns or questions about your health or develop unusual symptoms.
What primary care services are available?
Some of the exceptional primary care services available at Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center include:
- Same-day sick visits
- Physical exams
- Wellness checkups
- Minor procedures
- Medically supervised weight management
- Women’s health exams
- Men’s health exams
- COVID-19 testing and treatment
- Allergy and asthma testing and treatment
- Mental health treatments
- Medication prescriptions
- Lifestyle-change counseling
- Substance misuse treatments
Your Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center provider uses the most advanced, cutting-edge technologies and treatments available and refers you to a specialist when needed for severe or complex medical issues.
What should I expect during primary care appointments?
During primary care appointments at Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center, your provider often completes:
Vital signs check
Your primary care specialist weighs you, assesses your body mass index (BMI), and checks your blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and other vital signs.
Medical history review
They ask questions about your medications, symptoms, lifestyle habits, and personal and family history of disease during a medical history review.
Your primary care specialist completes a physical exam to assess your overall health and disease risk factors. They check your ears, eyes, neck, throat, abdomen, reflexes, and more. They also listen to your breathing and heartbeat, provide breast and pelvic exams for women, and offer prostate exams for men.
The Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center team may suggest you complete blood tests, urine screening, lung- or heart-function testing, allergy testing, hearing tests, vision screening, X-rays, or other imaging procedures.
If you need treatment for any reason, your primary care provider at Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center is here for you. You might need lifestyle changes, dietary supplements, medically supervised weight management, medication prescriptions, medical procedures, or specialist referrals.
When should I schedule primary care visits?
See the Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center team any time you become ill, develop a disease, get injured, or have concerns about your health and wellness. Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center offers same-day sick visits for added convenience. It’s important to schedule a wellness checkup at least once a year.
To schedule a primary care appointment at Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center, call the office or try the online booking tab today.