As a primary care provider, Dr. Perez focuses on:
It's a holistic approach to medical care that treats the body as a whole instead of focusing on just one particular problem. As your primary care physician, Dr. Perez coordinates all medical treatment. He is like the quarterback handing out plays to other medical professionals and overseeing any treatments necessary to keep each of his patients healthy.
Dr. Perez, with the help of his highly trained staff, does comprehensive evaluations that may include diagnostic tests. Some commonly ordered tests include:
Any one of these tests provides valuable information about your general health and welfare.
Ultrasounds create images using sound waves. This makes it a valuable assessment tool for a variety of conditions. Dr. Perez might order an ultrasound of your neck, for example, to determine the level of risk of a stroke. A thyroid ultrasound can detect enlargement of the gland or lesions that signify disease. Some of the more common ultrasound tests include:
SunCoast Premier Medical offers full digital ultrasound technology managed by certified sonographers to ensure patients get the best diagnostic testing available. An ultrasound is a pain-free procedure that takes just minutes to complete, and it’s one of the most effective tools available for the early disease detection.
As part of the internal medicine service, Dr. Perez provides patient education about the importance of vitamins, minerals, and nutritional supplements. He is able to assess the dietary needs of each patient and prescribe quality, pharmacy-grade supplements or nutraceuticals to meet those needs. A nutraceutical is a pharmacy-grade nutrient taken to regulate the diet. He makes these choices after evaluating diagnostic tests to show key deficiencies such as vitamin B12 or D. The combination of wellness care, precision diagnostics, and dietary supplements is how Dr. Perez helps his patients:
At SunCoast Premier Medical, most major insurances are accepted. For a complete list, please call our office before the scheduled appointment and speak with one of our knowledgable staff members to verify coverage.