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Primary Care Specialist

Matt Pabis, MD

Family Medicine Physician located in East Village, New York, NY

Having a primary care provider you can trust is essential to good health. At his Manhattan-area practice in New York City, Matt Pabis, MD, offers comprehensive health services to ensure your overall wellness. Dr. Pabis and his experienced medical team can treat cold and flu symptoms, manage chronic diseases, and help you prevent serious medical conditions like heart disease and stroke. To learn more, schedule a consultation online or over the phone.

Primary Care Q & A

What is primary care?

Primary care involves the comprehensive care of both acute and chronic medical conditions. Dr. Pabis is an experienced primary care provider who will aim to ensure you’re functioning in optimal health and wellness. He offers a wide variety of services, including:

  • Sick visits
  • Annual physicals
  • Disease prevention
  • Health risk assessments
  • Chronic disease management

Dr. Pabis specializes in creating custom treatment plans to address specific health needs. He offers on-site diagnostic testing to ensure you receive an accurate diagnosis as soon as possible.

By receiving consistent care from Dr. Pabis, you can have the peace of mind that all of your health needs are being cared for year after year, even if you’re managing a chronic disease. Dr. Pabis provides personalized care and one-on-one attention during each visit.

Why do I need an annual physical?

An annual physical exam gives Dr. Pabis the opportunity to assess your overall health and track any changes throughout your life.

During a physical, Dr. Pabis discusses your medical and family history to determine if you need routine health screenings for conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. He also performs physical exams to identify potential health issues in their earliest stages.

If you’re taking any medications regularly, Dr. Pabis can review the type and dosages during your annual physical to ensure they are working effectively for your specific health needs.

Dr. Pabis also provides routine health screenings for women during annual physicals, such as pelvic exams and Pap smears. He can also administer routine STD screenings for men and women to protect their reproductive health.

What preventive services are available?

In addition to treating acute illnesses, such as colds, and managing chronic conditions, like diabetes, Dr. Pabis is especially skilled in disease prevention. Through routine health checks, Dr. Pabis can perform health screenings and provide immunizations to prevent patients from contracting contagious diseases, including influenza and pneumonia.

If you take medications or have existing health issues, Dr. Pabis can perform routine blood work to check the effectiveness of your medications, evaluate your hormone levels, and determine if you’re at risk for developing high cholesterol, diabetes, or heart disease.

To learn more about the benefits of having a primary care physician, book an appointment online or over the phone with Matt Pabis, MD.