We believe prevention is the best and most effective form of medicine. Regular visits to the doctor are essential in preventing future diseases. To help you track, reach and achieve your health goals we have provided some links and tools below.
To manage your health more effectively, we have provided some tools and links to sites with information on healthy behaviors. Feel free to try out the various calculators and browse the sites.
General Visit Schedule
We have provided a General Visit Schedule to help you understand how often to schedule appointments with your doctor.
Note, certain health conditions, family history and other factors might lead to modifications to the general schedule listed below. Use this as a general guideline for managing your care.
| Who|| Age|| Visit Type|| Frequency|
| Babies|| Under 2 Years|| Well Baby Exam and Immunization|| 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 12, 15, and 18 Months|
| Children|| 2-6 Years|| Well Child Exam|| Every Year|
| Children|| 7-18 Years|| Well Child Exam|| Every 2 Years|
| Females|| 9-26 Years|| HPV Vaccine|| Once (3 doses)|
| Everyone|| 11-18 Years|| Meningitis Vaccine|| Once|
| Everyone|| Over 11 Years|| Tetanus-Diphtheria Booster|| Every 10 Years|
| Females|| Over 21 Years|| Pap Smear, Pelvic Exam|| Every 1-3 Years|
| Adults|| Over 20 Years|| Blood Pressure Screening|| Every 2 Years|
| Adults|| Over 20 Years|| Cholesterol Evaluation|| Every 5 Years|
| Males|| Over 50 Years|| Prostate Cancer Screening Discussion|| Every Year|
| Adults|| Over 50 Years|| Colon Cancer Screening|| Every 10 Years|
| Females|| Over 60 Years|| Osteoporosis Screening|| Periodic|
| Females|| Over 40 Years|| Breast Cancer Screening Discussion|| Every 1-2 Years|
| Adults|| Over 60 Years|| Shingles Vaccine|| Once|
| Adults|| Over 65 Years|| Pneumovax Vaccine|| Once|
| Adults|| All Ages|| Diabetes Screening|| Every 2-3 Years|
Disclaimer: Information provided should not be used for diagnosing or treating medical conditions. Speaking and regularly scheduled visits with your doctor is essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.