It can be challenging to find a doctor you trust and who has the expertise to diagnose and treat a variety of health conditions. At Ithaca Primary Care, Dr. Stevanovic is a highly respected internal medicine physician and hypertension specialist.
If you’re looking for primary care or behavioral health services, call the Ithaca, NY, office or schedule an appointment online today.
Internal Medicine Q&A
What is internal medicine?
Internal medicine specialists receive extensive training focusing on diagnosing and treating illness, promoting good health and preventing disease. Internists are required to recertify their credentials periodically. Internists are equipped to recognize and treat even rare or complex conditions.
Dr. Stevanovic helps in the management of chronic illnesses and health conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, asthma, and many others. Our team ensures you receive all recommended health screenings based on health, age, gender, and personal risks. These typically include screenings for sexually transmitted diseases, breast or cervical cancer, prostate cancer, colon cancer, among others.
What can I expect during a physical exam?
A physical exam offers a valuable opportunity to address any questions or concerns you may have about your overall health. It helps to build a trusting relationship between patient and provider. The physical exam includes evaluation of the various body systems and their proper function. This assessment helps to gather information that contributes to the overall picture of your health.
What is a Medicare wellness exam?
The Welcome to Medicare and subsequent Annual Medicare Wellness exams are provided for Medicare beneficiaries. Medicare strongly encourages these exams and no copay is required. During this exam, our team records your personal and family medical history, discusses any changes in your health, and measures your vital signs.