The best care
Primary care gives you access to high-quality preventive medical care and personalized treatment plans to manage acute and chronic health conditions.
At Lakepointe Primary Care, Marcelo Brito, MD, take a compassionate, empathetic approach to primary care for the whole family. The team can help you stay on top of diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems while maximizing your overall health.
Call the office in Lewisville, Texas, today to schedule a primary care visit or book an appointment online.
What is primary care?
Primary care describes a wide range of health care services that address your overall health needs. The Lakepointe Primary Care team focuses on establishing an ongoing relationship with their primary care patients to assist them with all of their health needs and goals.
During a primary care consultation, the team can address both acute and chronic conditions, including:
Allergies and asthma
Hypertension (high blood pressure)
The team also offers sick visits in-office and through a convenient telehealth platform to address respiratory infections, headaches, and unexplained pain.
Why should I schedule a primary care consultation?
You should schedule a primary care consultation with the Lakepointe Primary Care team to access expert medical care whenever you need it.
The team offers primary care services to the whole family. They listen to your concerns carefully and with empathy and work with you to improve your long-term health.
Everyone should have a primary care provider for routine physicals and vaccinations. But you need access to high-quality primary health care if you have a long-term health problem like heart disease or diabetes.
What happens during a primary care consultation?
During your primary care consultation, the Lakepointe Primary Care team reviews your personal and family medical histories. You can also expect to discuss your lifestyle, diet, and any concerns you have about your physical or mental health.
The team completes a physical exam and usually requests blood work, urine testing, or other diagnostic tests to understand your health. They can also evaluate the medications you’re taking for underlying medical conditions to ensure they’re working as they should.
If testing reveals a chronic disease, the team customizes a treatment plan. The team also continues to monitor your health over time to reduce your risk of complications of conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes.
In addition to treating existing health problems, the primary care team can recommend lifestyle and dietary changes that support your long-term health. They can also refer you to a specialist if you need additional diagnostic testing or treatment for specific diseases.
Call Lakepointe Direct Primary Care today to schedule a primary care consultation or book an appointment online.
Staying focused on your health is essential to living a long, healthy life. At Lakepointe Primary Care, Marcelo Brito, MD offer a wide range of preventive care services on-site for children and adults.
The team specializes in routine physicals, immunizations, and specialized health exams for women and men.
Call the Lewisville, Texas, office today or book an appointment online to schedule a preventive medicine consultation.
What is preventive medicine?
Preventive medicine is a health care specialty that focuses on protecting your long-term health and wellness. Preventive medicine works to reduce your risk factors for chronic diseases by identifying warning signs in their earliest stages.
Through the preventive medicine services available at Lakepointe Primary Care, you can also learn how to increase and maintain your wellness so that you can enjoy a high-quality, physically active life.
Which preventive medicine services are available?
To help you maintain your long-term health and longevity, Lakepointe Direct Primary Care offers several preventive medicine services on-site, including:
Physicals are thorough medical exams that you schedule at least once a year, even when you’re feeling well. This routine exam allows the team to evaluate your overall health and track changes from one year to the next.
Women’s health exams
Women’s health exams involve a physical exam plus pelvic and breast exams. The goals of women’s health exams are to identify breast cancer, cervical cancer, and other gynecological conditions.
Men’s health exams
Men’s health exams also involve a physical plus specialized diagnostic testing to identify prostate cancer and other conditions that affect men’s health.
Lakepointe Direct Primary Care also offers on-site testing services for the various sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including gonorrhea, syphilis, and human papillomavirus (HPV).
What can I expect during preventive medicine consultations?
At your first preventive medicine consultation, the caring, knowledgeable medical providers at Lakepointe Direct Primary Care spend time reviewing your personal and family medical histories and discussing concerns you have about your health.
They also complete a physical exam to check for inflammation, pain, and other signs of a chronic illness. The team usually requests blood work, urine tests, or other diagnostic procedures to better understand your overall health.
Men and women can undergo specialized diagnostic evaluations so that the team can assess their risk factors for diseases like breast cancer, cervical cancer, and prostate cancer.
After your exam is complete, the team can update your vaccinations against contagious diseases like hepatitis, chickenpox, and the seasonal flu. The team can also recommend lifestyle and diet changes you can make to improve your health. They offer medically supervised weight loss and other services to lower your risk of chronic health conditions.
Call Lakepointe Primary Care today or go online to schedule a preventive care appointment.