Posts for: November, 2020
At Biggers Family Medicine in Brandon, FL, our primary care physicians offer many acute and chronic care services to people of all ages. Dr. Joel Biggers and Dr. Elizabeth Biggers understand that families need a medical home where they feel assured of competent, coordinated care. Read on about what we do.
What a medical home does
Basically, Biggers Family Medicine is your one-stop for medical services concerning acute and chronic health problems. Your primary care physician gets to know your medical history and current needs well so you're assured of prompt and proper care at the right time.
At our Brandon, FL, office, our primary care physicians maintain all your health records and coordinate care in the event you require surgery, hospitalization, or ongoing care from a medical specialist. We prescribe medications, order diagnostic tests, and interpret results. Biggers Family Medicine has an on-site lab for blood work and other tests, performs EKGs, and oversees heart arrhythmias with Holter monitors.
Also, Dr. Joel Biggers and Dr. Elizabeth Biggers encourage their patients to undergo a yearly physical examination to track:
- Vital signs
- Blood glucose, cholesterol, bone density, and other metabolic measures
- Vision and hearing
- Mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety
- Women's health issues
- Cancer risk assessment and screenings
We counsel patients on exercise and nutrition and update vaccinations, including the flu shot and tetanus boosters. We treat acute problems such as:
- Lacerations, burns, and sprains
- Influenza and pneumonia
- Urinary tract infections
- Strep throat and ear infections
- GI upset
Our Brandon, FL, primary care physicians also help individuals manage chronic health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, allergies, asthma, arthritis, obesity, and cancer.
Our office in Brandon, FL, is open Monday through Friday. We feature telehealth and drive-up visits for your convenience and safety. At Biggers Family Medicine, our primary care physicians and their team view their patients as friends. You'll notice the caring attitude Dr. Joel Biggers and Dr. Elizabeth Biggers have.
If you have an urgent medical need, wish to ask a question of our professional staff, or need an appointment for a routine exam, please call us at (813) 655-4646.