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How to Find the Best Primary Care Doctor in Charlotte, NC

Finding a good doctor can be a scary and difficult process. Your relationship with your doctor is an important factor in your healthcare, so you want to make sure it’s a good relationship with someone you trust. Finding a physician who can take the time to listen to all your concerns and be an advocate when you need them is a great way to be prepared for whatever comes your way in terms of you and your family’s health. Below…

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A friendlier option for allergy sufferers, Priority Care introduces new way to treat the cause of allergies to Charlotte, NC

Starting April, 12, 2021: Though there are 50-60 million allergy sufferers in the U.S., only a fraction receive treatment that can change the underlying disease. Instead, most suffer with their symptoms, try to avoid problem allergens, or treat symptoms temporarily with prescriptions and over-the-counter medications. But now, allergy sufferers in Charlotte, NC have another option for treating the cause—not just the symptoms—of their allergies. Priority Care has introduced area allergy sufferers to sublingual immunotherapy, or allergy drop immunotherapy. Like allergy…

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What’s the Difference Between an MD and a DO?

I’m glad you asked! There are two types of accredited doctors that can practice medical care in the U.S. And their similarities are far greater than their differences. Let’s start by breaking down the definitions: An MD is a doctor who practices allopathic medicine – or an approach based on using medication and surgery to manage and treat different conditions A DO or Doctor of Osteopathic medicine – like myself – practices an osteopathic approach to care which focuses on…

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Why I Choose DPC

For the next story about why I choose to practice the DPC (Direct Primary Care) model, I’m going to give an example of my patient, Cheryl.* Cheryl is a patient that followed me from my prior office and embraces the DPC model wholeheartedly. She also happens to be a neighbor who lives three miles from my current office. Cheryl has a high deductible insurance plan through her work, but wants to have the option of paying cash to save money…

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Covid-19 Update #?

For this update, I’m going to bypass the long answers and try to explain things in a simple way. What’s the deal with testing? Are rapid tests not accurate? There are several rapid tests that test for antigen and antibody to Covid-19. They can be helpful when they are positive so people can know when to isolate/quarantine. The rapid tests are less accurate than the PCR tests. **It’s like a pregnancy test. If a pregnancy test is negative, you still…

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How to Find the Best Primary Care Doctor in Charlotte, NC

There are lots of different variables that go into a great healthcare experience. An important, yet often overlooked, factor is your relationship with your doctor. In fact, this relationship can mean the difference in an excellent experience and an experience that’s just ok. And when it comes to your health, “ok” is not ok.

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