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The doctors of Beverly Hills Internal Medicine strive to provide the best medical care for their patients long term. As your primary care physicians, all of our doctors have many years of expertise and knowledge in the latest medical technologies available, ensuring the most comprehensive care and diagnosis for each patient. Their medical philosophies and ideologies are based on a patient-centric approach and they strive to make every patient feel like part of the family.
The Metabolic Syndrome, also known as Dysmetabolic Syndrome X, is a condition that, if untreated, can lead to premature death due to cardiovascular causes, such as heart attack and stroke. It is defined by a constellation of risk factors related to physical findings and lab values as noted below. These factors are associated with Insulin Resistance by the body, leading to elevated levels of Insulin, which is believed to be the cause of the tissue damage. In addition to causing cardiovascular complications in both men and women, the Metabolic Syndrome is a very common cause of Infertility by causing the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in women.
Are you at risk for The Metabolic Syndrome?
If you have any 3 of the following 5 risk factors, you should be evaluated for this syndrome.
Beverly Hills Internal Medicine provides Rapid COVID Antigen (15 minutes) and COVID PCR (30 minute) testing onsite. For certain insurances, an additional fee may apply.
In addition, COVID PCR swab can be performed and sent to a diagnostic lab with 24 hour turnaround time, which is fully covered by most insurances.
Symptomatic patients are evaluated initially by Telemedicine, and seen on the same day in an outdoor setting for physical examination and appropriate COVID testing.
BHIM also provides COVID screenings for meetings, work functions, and social events. Dr. Melamed can consult with you to ensure appropriate measures are taken to minimize the risk of COVID infection at any event. Our staff can provide ON SITE testing for your event with adequate advanced notice and preparation.
Please call the office for more information.
Beverly Hills Internal Medicine is proud to provide Concierge Medical Service with a program that is focused on providing superior medical care with unrestricted access to the doctor. This option was designed in consideration of patients who desire longer visits, more direct access to the doctor via technology, for those who travel a long distance to our office and desire Telemedicine services, and for those whose insurance plans have high deductibles, high out of pocket costs, or narrow networks.Download More Information
Telemedicine is the growing area of medicine involving the use of a variety of applications and services utilizing two-way video, email, smart phones, wireless tools and other forms of telecommunications technology to improve a patient’s health status. Beverly Hills Internal Medicine continues to stay on the forefront of Telemedicine as increasing accessibility of products and services related to the medical industry become available. Please call us to setup a Telemedicine appointment.
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