Family Medicine

AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Pikesville

Primary Care Physician located in Pikesville, MD

 

Having a reliable physician to turn to when your family needs medical care is an important part of maintaining good health. Aksana Afanasenka, MD, and the staff physicians at AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Pikesville focus on the health needs of you and your family. The Pikesville, Maryland, clinic provides primary care services, including preventive health screenings, routine physicals, and behavioral health screenings. If you’re looking for a dependable, caring family doctor, schedule a consultation today by calling the office or using the online booking feature.

410-415-5105

What family medicine services are available?

To provide comprehensive care for your entire family, AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Pikesville offers a variety of services that focus on optimizing your health.

Primary care services include:

  • Vaccinations
  • Annual physicals
  • Preventive health screenings
  • Chronic disease management
  • Behavioral health assessments

Specialized medical services are available for geriatric patients, too, including fall risk assessments and medication management.

The AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Pikesville office is also equipped to provide telemedicine services.

Why do I need preventive health screenings?

Preventive health screenings are routine tests that can identify early signs of chronic disease. Based on your personal and family medical history, your AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Pikesville doctor can recommend certain screenings during your annual checkup to ensure you’re healthy.

On-site screenings include diagnostic testing for conditions like:

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid disorder
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure

The AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Pikesville team are also experienced in behavioral assessments to identify symptoms of depression and anxiety.

What is telemedicine?

Telemedicine is a convenient way to get the non-emergency medical attention you need without having to travel to your physician’s office. AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Pikesville uses video technology to discuss new health concerns, existing medical issues, or current treatments you or a family member is receiving.  

While you’ll still need to visit the office for annual physicals and other medical care, telemedicine gives you the opportunity to address specific health concerns quickly with your own primary care physician.

What happens during my first primary care visit?

During your first family medicine visit at AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Pikesville, your provider reviews your medical history and your family history to determine if you need additional health screenings for hereditary conditions, like high blood pressure or diabetes. Whatever healthy history information you have, bring with you to your appointment.

Your provider examines your body, checking for abnormalities in your skin, internal organs, and respiratory system. They evaluate your heart rate, blood pressure, and body temperature and record your height and weight.

Your first primary care visit is a great time to get updated on your vaccinations and ask any questions you have about your overall health. Your provider may recommend blood tests or other screenings for chronic disease, including STDs, based on your needs.

If you need a family medicine physician, rely on the comprehensive care of the providers at AllCare Family Medicine and Urgent Care of Pikesville. Call for an appointment or book a consultation online today.