Jeffrey H. Graf, MD
Concierge Medicine located in Upper East Side, New York, NY
Whether you’re due for an annual physical or need treatment for minor illnesses or injuries, an internist can provide you with the care you need. Doctors who provide internal medicine services also offer care for chronic conditions, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, which can reduce your risk of complications. Jeffrey H. Graf, MD provides internal medicine services for patients on the Upper East Side in New York, New York.
Internal Medicine Q & A
When do I need internal medicine services?
You should see Dr. Graf for routine medical care to stay in good health. That includes having an annual physical and seeking treatment for injuries and illnesses that aren’t life-threatening.
Internists have training in a wide range of medical problems that affect adults, so Dr. Graf can meet most of your medical needs. For example, if you have a chronic condition, Dr. Graf can help you manage it, which reduces your risk of developing severe complications.
What kinds of services do internists provide?
Dr. Graf conducts annual physicals, which are an essential part of finding medical problems as early as possible. Early detection helps ensure that you get prompt treatment to lower your risk of complications.
Dr. Graf offers health screenings for high blood pressure, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. He also provides diagnostic tests and treatment or management of a wide range of medical conditions, including osteoporosis, asthma, and heart disease.
Plus, if you need medication for an illness or injury or if you take medication to manage a chronic condition, Dr. Graf can order them for you. Just let him know what your preferred pharmacy is, and he’ll make sure that your prescriptions will be ready for you to pick up.
If you’re seeing Dr. Graf for the first time, tell him about any prescriptions, supplements, or vitamins you’re currently taking. That helps lower your risk of experiencing adverse side effects when receiving treatment.
How do I prepare for internal medicine appointments?
If you see Dr. Graf for an illness or injury, be prepared to provide information on your medical history, the current symptoms you’re having, or the pain you're experiencing. That information helps Dr. Graf evaluate your condition and come up with a treatment plan.
If you’re coming in for a physical, health screenings, or tests, Dr. Graf lets you know if you need to fast beforehand.
Also keep in mind that if it’s your first visit, you should plan to arrive early since you might have to fill out some paperwork.
If you’re having medical problems or need an annual checkup, please contact Jeffrey H. Graf, MD to make an appointment.