SERVICES

Family Medicine of Albemarle (FMOA) cares for all ages. We take care of your unique health needs at all stages of life. We care for newborns, children, teens, and adults of all ages. We also offer care for pregnant women and new moms (prenatal and postpartum care).  FMOA care expands across the continuum of prevention through acute care needs and management of chronic disease.  Here are examples of some of the wide array of services provided by FMOA.

FMOA focuses on prevention. We screen for and treat diseases to keep you healthy before you get sick:

  • Preventive health visits
  • Women’s health
  • Work, sports, and school physicals
  • Nutritional resources
  • Smoking cessation
  • Asthma teaching
  • Cancer Screening
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease prevention
  • Hypertension (High blood pressure)
  • Hepatitis screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Vaccine-preventable diseases
  • Allergy immunotherapy
  • STIs (sexually transmitted infections)
  • Obesity (extra weight)
  • Weight loss

FMOA directs pregnancy and post-partum care:

  • Prenatal visits
  • Pregnancy test in-house
  • Gestational diabetes check per visit
  • Ultrasound
  • Monthly and weekly visits
  • Your primary physician cares for you during your pregnancy, delivers your baby and then cares for mom and baby after delivery-true family medicine.

FMOA manages chronic diseases

  • Mental health pharmaceutical management
  • Pain management
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • High blood pressure
  • Elevated cholesterol
  • Diabetes
FMOA fulfills numerous acute care services for some of the top medical needs

  • Wounds and lacerations care such as suturing
  • Wart treatment
  • Mole removal
  • Incision and drainage
  • Acute injuries
  • Orthopedic care
  • Acute illness
  • Fever
  • Acute pain
  • Casts for fractures
  • Colposcopy
  • Biopsies
  • Endometrial sampling
  • Minor surgery
  • Rashes and skin lesions

FMOA completes diagnostic care:

  • EKG
  • Spirometry
  • Ultrasound
  • In house labs: strep throat, mono, glucose, pregnancy, influenza type A and B, urinalysis
  • Outsourced labs such as ferritin, complete blood counts, chemistry panels
  • Loaning of medical equipment
  • Hearing and vision screening

We also offer complete hospital care in addition to office-based care.  Call FMOA first before going to the hospital.