Primary care represents the heart of quality health care. Your primary care physician provides a medical home, where you receive the type of individualized attention you deserve. Dr. Yetunde Sannoh at Total Wellness Healthcare Clinic is an internal medicine specialist who proudly serves as your primary care physician. Adults at every stage of life are welcome to schedule an appointment by calling one of the offices in Upper Marlboro or Waldorf, Maryland, or using the online booking feature.
Primary care physicians serve as the first person you contact for all your medical care. As your primary care provider, Dr. Sannoh treats new health problems that occur in any body system and provides ongoing care for chronic medical conditions. You gain another benefit from having a primary care physician, in that Dr. Sannoh knows your medical history and can provide consistent care.
Health insurance companies require you to name a primary care doctor, but that’s not the most compelling reason you need one. Studies show that having a primary care physician helps you stay healthier as you get older. It’s easy to see the benefits of primary care based on services provided by Dr. Sannoh such as:
The doctor simplifies the complex world of medicine by managing your overall health care, serving as your advocate should you need specialized treatment, and helping you find community-based services.
Adults with chronic health conditions often take multiple medications, which is called polypharmacy. An estimated 30% of hospital admissions and preventable problems such as falls are associated with the adverse effects of drugs. Dr. Sannoh reviews your medications to ensure you’re safe from side effects and to reduce the number of medications when possible.
Dr. Sannoh works with you as a partner in healthcare, talking with you about your health, explaining conditions, and answering questions.
Your risk of developing a serious illness goes down when you have a primary care physician to rely on for annual checkups.
Dr. Sannoh is fully trained in the diverse health needs faced by adults and has extensive experience providing effective care. Whether your problem is physical or emotional, a simple cold or a complex disease, you’ll find the expert help you need at Total Wellness Healthcare Clinic. This list is only a sample of the services provided:
Specialized services available at Total Wellness Healthcare Clinic include:
Non-invasive body contouring, skin tightening, and wrinkle reduction using cutting-edge laser and radiofrequency devices.
Concierge membership is available, which provides a specific amount of primary care medical services for a set fee.