Annual Checkups and Health Screenings Can Catch Health Problems If you haven’t scheduled a primary care visit in more than a year, now’s a good time to do so. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people delayed routine doctors’ exams and cancer screenings. Missing routine visits and screenings can mean cancer and other illnesses aren’t caught until they have progressed. This makes it more difficult to successfully treat them, according to Noble Jacob, MD, a board-certified family medicine physician with Highland Medical, P.C., Orangetown Family Practice. READ MORE
NCQA Recognizes Practice for Excellence in Diabetes Care
Highland Medical, P.C., is proud to announce that Family Practice Associates of Rockland is the only physicians practice in Rockland County, NY to achieve Recognition from the NCQA for the Diabetes Recognition Program. Achieving this Recognition means our physicians have met standards showing they are providing high quality, evidence based care to our diabetic patients. Congratulations to Dr. Dimitri Alvarez, Dr. Natasha Ferguson and the team at Family Practice Associates of Rockland for a job well done!LEARN MORE
Heart Attacks May Present Differently in Women and Men
The most common symptom of a heart attack for both men and women is chest pain. But women are more likely than men to report other less obvious heart attack warning signs such as severe fatigue, shortness of breath or nausea, according to David Southren, MD, FACC, Director of Cardiology at Montefiore Nyack Hospital and Cardiologist with Highland Medical, P.C. READ MORE
Highland Medical, P.C., is affiliated with Montefiore Nyack Hospital 160 North Midland Ave. | Nyack, NY | 1-866-550-HMPC
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