Mark J. Fleschler, MD, FACP

A true partner in health who you can reach 24/7 and see same- or next-day. He sees fewer patients, which means more time for each one.

Dr. Fleschler, Board Certified Internal Medicine physician, offers a different approach to primary care. Patients appreciate same/next-day appointments that start on time and aren't rushed; plus they can usually reach his 24/7. His practice also offers other services, including comprehensive, advanced health screenings and diagnostic tests, that go far beyond those found in concierge medicine prac

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01/05/2023

2023 Resolutions from MDVIP Docs: Part 2

Some more of our affiliated physicians around the country weighed in on the they wish all of their patients would focus on this year.

What are your health goals in 2023? 💪🏽

12/31/2022

Happy New Year from MDVIP!

MDVIP wishes you a very happy, healthy and safe New Years weekend. Keep prioritizing your health and wellness in 2023! 💪🏽

12/29/2022

2023 Resolutions from MDVIP Docs

As the new year approaches, you may be thinking about making resolutions and the best ways to stick with them. On the latest MDVIP Minute, some of our affiliated physicians reveal their top for 2023! 🎉

12/28/2022

Dr. Dunlap's Angel Tree | Carson City, NV

Have you heard of an Angel Tree 😇🎄? For the last six years, Dr. Merritt W. Dunlap, his staff and generous patients in Carson City, NV, raise money and purchase toys for the foster children in their community. Listen to the incredible impact they've made. 🧒🏽❤️

12/24/2022

Merry Christmas 2022

Merry Christmas from our MDVIP family to yours!🎄

5 Things You Should Know About Strength Training 12/22/2022

5 Things You Should Know About Strength Training

If exercising in colder weather just isn't your thing, consider indoor alternatives like strength training 🏋🏽‍♀️, which provides a host of preventive health benefits. bit.ly/3GePrnW

5 Things You Should Know About Strength Training Discover the various types of strength training, the lifestyle benefits and other implications they have on your overall health.

12/20/2022

Health Benefits of Tea

A recent study revealed that drinking tea may help stave off a major predictor of heart disease in women. 🍵 Check out our blog for more on the research, plus a quick guide to additional health benefits of some of the most common teas: bit.ly/3BSgL90

12/18/2022

Happy Hannukah!

Wishing all who celebrate a happy and healthy Chanukah! 🕎

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Introducing Furry Fridays at MDVIP! 🐾 Dr. Felice Levine, MD brings her dog Remi to her primary care practice in Boca Raton, FL, on Fridays. Her patients love Remi's sweet disposition and she always greets them with a warm welcome!

Seated Tai Chi Is Effective Exercise for Stroke Rehab, Study Says 12/16/2022

Seated Tai Chi Is Effective Exercise for Stroke Rehab, Study Says

Patients may have a new tool to help them recover from the debilitating effects of a . A new study reveals that seated tai chi 🧘🏻‍♀️ is a beneficial form of rehab for stroke victims: bit.ly/3PgLMch

Seated Tai Chi Is Effective Exercise for Stroke Rehab, Study Says Tai chi, a breathing exercise borrowed from martial arts, can help patients recover from strokes. A study shows Seated Tai Chi a beneficial for rehab. Learn more.

Four Expert-Approved Ways To Supercharge Your Brain 12/13/2022

Four Expert-Approved Ways To Supercharge Your Brain

Brain health is a critical piece of our overall health! Check out these science-backed ways to keep your brain healthy as you age, in Katie Couric Media bit.ly/3PmJVCX
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Four Expert-Approved Ways To Supercharge Your Brain From meditation to nutrition, here are some expert-backed strategies for keeping your brain healthy as you age.

FDA Introduces Recommendations to Help Food Manufacturers and Restaurants Lower Sodium in Foods | MDVIP 12/12/2022

FDA Introduces Recommendations to Help Food Manufacturers and Restaurants Lower Sodium in Foods | MDVIP

I preach to my patients to cut back on salt. But many patients have trouble controlling their salt intake because most dietary salt comes from processed and restaurant foods. That’s why the FDA released guidelines to help lower salt consumption. Here’s what you need to know.

https://www.mdvip.com/about-mdvip/blog/fda-introduces-recommendations-help-food-manufacturers-and-restaurants-lower-sodium-foods

FDA Introduces Recommendations to Help Food Manufacturers and Restaurants Lower Sodium in Foods | MDVIP Americans love salt. From shaking it on their food to gobbling up salty, prepackaged snacks to dining on sodium-rich restaurant food, it’s a staple of our diet. As a result, the average American consumes about 3,400 mg of salt each day, despite the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommending A...

12/09/2022

Tips for Boosting Immunity In Winter

Self-care can go a long way in boosting your immune system this winter! ❄️🧣

Eating 400 calories a day from these foods could raise your dementia risk by over 20% 12/07/2022

Eating 400 calories a day from these foods could raise your dementia risk by over 20%

A new study presented this week at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference suggests certain processed foods are associated with a higher risk of cognitive decline.

Eating 400 calories a day from these foods could raise your dementia risk by over 20% More than half of the calories consumed by Americans come from this high-risk food group, which is associated with cognitive decline, cancer and heart disease

12/06/2022

Spirit of Giving Toy Drive

MDVIP has partnered with Spirit Of Giving to help fulfill 100 special gift wishes for deserving children this holiday season. We are proud to be a part of this annual gift drive! 🎁🧒🏽

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MDVIP-affiliated physicians like Dr. Genise E. Kerner in Livonia, MI, have the time to thoroughly discuss their patient's health concerns and make sure questions get answered with great care and patience. ⭐ Expect more from your primary care.

The Basics of a Mediterranean-Style Diet | MDVIP 11/29/2022

The Basics of a Mediterranean-Style Diet | MDVIP

Have you thought about switching to a Mediterranean-style diet? Even with holiday season in full swing, it's never a bad time to explore healthier lifestyle choices that can add years to your life. bit.ly/3EMyu2y

The Basics of a Mediterranean-Style Diet | MDVIP The food most of us eat is killing us. The Western diet, laden with sugary processed foods and red meats, is one of the top reasons the American life span had declined in recent years. This type of diet raises our risk for overall death as well death from heart disease and cancer.

11/24/2022

6 Simple Ways to Practice Gratitude

From all of us at MDVIP, we wish you and your loved ones a very happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

Avoid Overeating For A Healthier Holiday Season - Living Well - MDVIP 11/23/2022

Avoid Overeating For A Healthier Holiday Season - Living Well - MDVIP

11/24 Thanksgiving: From our family to yours, we wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. As tempting as it may be to eat a little too much of your favorite holiday foods, you want to avoid overeating, especially if you are trying to manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease and kidney disease. Here’s why.
https://www.mdvip.com/about-mdvip/blog/avoid-overeating-ensure-healthier-holiday-season

Avoid Overeating For A Healthier Holiday Season - Living Well - MDVIP Holiday celebrations are a tempting trap. Here are some healthy eating tips for anyone whose doctor has warned them to “watch what you eat."

Stress Can Take Years Off Our Lives. Here's How to Stop It 11/22/2022

Stress Can Take Years Off Our Lives. Here's How to Stop It

Heavy stress puts us at risk for many diseases and conditions that take years off of our lives and reduce our health span. In the day-to-day hustle, it's easy to forget there are simple, proven ways to tame chronic stress: bit.ly/3GAnYxR

Stress Can Take Years Off Our Lives. Here's How to Stop It When it comes to our life spans, stress plays an important role. Believe it or not, our reactions to stress are designed to help us survive – it's part of our “fight or flight” response. When we experience acute stress, a threat to our health, our body ...

11/18/2022

MDVIP Minute

Take a minute 🕐 to hear from Dr. Tammy Hadley (Lutherville, MD) about the doctor-patient relationship, and what patients benefit from most in her MDVIP practice.

Timeline photos 11/17/2022

Please join us in welcoming four Lutherville, MD physicians to MDVIP's national network of doctors:
✨ Amy Byrd, MD
✨ Tammy Hadley, MD
✨ Diane Pressman, MD
✨ Himani Shishodia, MD

Learn about these highly respected Baltimore-area internists ➡️ bit.ly/3TLeJ0s

Timeline photos 11/16/2022

Take a 'portfolio' approach to your ! 📈 📊 Similar to saving for retirement in our 20s, we need to start investing early in our health. Primary care doctors can help you build the right mix of based on medical history, risk factors and goals.

➡️ Take the MDVIP Longevity IQ Quiz today: bit.ly/3VHmAhT

The Importance of a Workout Plan for Extending our Health Span 11/14/2022

The Importance of a Workout Plan for Extending our Health Span

Being physically active can extend our health span— the years we live well without chronic disease— yet only 23% of Americans get the exercise they need for optimal health.

➡️ Review the physical activity guidelines from the Dept. of Health and Human Services, and work with your doctor on the best fitness plan for your own health goals and conditions. bit.ly/3UCBzbY

The Importance of a Workout Plan for Extending our Health Span While any exercise is important for good health, discover how research shows that altering your exercise routine can increase your lifespan. Learn more.

11/11/2022

Happy Veterans Day

Happy ! 🇺🇸 Today we salute our MDVIP corporate employees and MDVIP-affiliated physicians and staff around the country, who have proudly worn the uniform of the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Do you talk about healthy aging with your doctor? Most Americans are not discussing some of the most important factors like exercise, mental health, sleep habits and drinking, according to results from our MDVIP/Ipsos US Longevity Survey.

➡️ Take the Longevity IQ Quiz at bit.ly/3VHmAhT and arm yourself with the facts! Then partner with your primary care doctor 👩🏽‍⚕️ and start aging well.

5 Proven Ways to Live Longer, According to Doctors 11/07/2022

5 Proven Ways to Live Longer, According to Doctors

Check out these tips in Yahoo Life on the many things we can do to live a long healthy life, featuring Dr. Andrea Klemes and Michael Roizen, MD. yhoo.it/3hc6mxu

5 Proven Ways to Live Longer, According to Doctors For the last two years in a row, the life expectancy for Americans has dropped, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Life expectancy at birth in the United States declined nearly a year from 2020 to 2021… That decline – 77.0 to 76.1 years – took U.S. life expectancy at...

Too Much Salt Might Be Impairing Your Immune System | MDVIP 11/04/2022

Too Much Salt Might Be Impairing Your Immune System | MDVIP

I always encourage my patients to follow the basic tenets of wellness — get good quality sleep, exercise regularly, manage stress and eat a healthy diet, limit alcohol and avoid to***co. But during cold and flu season, I tend to emphasize these concepts even more, and I add regulate salt to the list. Research now suggests that too much salt can suppress your immune system.

https://www.mdvip.com/about-mdvip/blog/too-much-salt-might-be-impairing-your-immune-system

Too Much Salt Might Be Impairing Your Immune System | MDVIP It doesn’t look like COVID-19 is going away any time soon, which means it’s important to keep your immune system strong. This means getting good quality sleep, exercising regularly, managing stress and eating vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean proteins and healthy fats.

Proven Ways to Quickly Extend Your Lifespan — Eat This Not That 11/03/2022

Proven Ways to Quickly Extend Your Lifespan — Eat This Not That

Thank you Eat This, Not That! for featuring MDVIP's survey results and Dr. Andrea Klemes in your article about extending lifespan. 💪🏽

Proven Ways to Quickly Extend Your Lifespan — Eat This Not That Although living a long quality life is something most people strive for, the life expectancy for Americans has dropped.

The Important Connection Between Sleep and Longevity 11/02/2022

The Important Connection Between Sleep and Longevity

Poor sleep leads to fatigue, raises your risk for injury, and is linked with chronic illnesses including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity and depression. If you , you may age better! 😴 bit.ly/3Nt0ewW

The Important Connection Between Sleep and Longevity Americans are sleep deprived. Disordered sleep, whether it be driven by a health issue, work conditions or lifestyle, is a widespread problem in the U.S. As many as one in three adults don't get enough sleep, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Co...

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Do you typically have a scary long wait at your doctor's office? At MDVIP, time is on your side—no bones about it 👻 bit.ly/3CNRNX1

10/28/2022

on October 28 is also ! recommend celebrating with your favorite chocolate treat.

10/27/2022

This or That: Longevity Edition!

Game on! MDVIP’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Andrea Klemes played *This or That* with longevity pioneer and best-selling author Michael Roizen, MD. See what he recommends —and practices himself— to live a long, healthy life. bit.ly/3gNb3Ob

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Optimism is Key Component of Longevity 10/24/2022

Optimism is Key Component of Longevity

Are you a "glass-half-full" person? Being happy and optimistic have profound effects on our . ➡️ New blog: bit.ly/3SxKiKN

Optimism is Key Component of Longevity You can also boost your life span with something you probably haven't thought of – optimism.

Most don’t know the factors behind a long, healthy life - WTOP News 10/21/2022

Most don’t know the factors behind a long, healthy life - WTOP News

WTOP News spoke with MDVIP Chief Medical Officer Dr. Andrea Klemes about the findings from our Longevity Survey, and what it takes to live a long, healthy life: bit.ly/3MZv00b

Most don’t know the factors behind a long, healthy life - WTOP News A new survey has found that most people don’t know enough about the lifestyle factors that influence aging and longevity.

Take the Longevity IQ Quiz! 10/20/2022

Take the Longevity IQ Quiz!

Did you know that having a close social circle is a major lifestyle factor that affects your longevity? Are you familiar with the term 'health span' —the number of years we live well without serious disease or disability?

Test your knowledge today with our Longevity IQ Quiz 💡and start taking steps to live healthier for longer! bit.ly/3VHmAhT

Take the Longevity IQ Quiz! Learn more about how to live younger longer.

Most Americans Want to Live Longer, But Few Know How, Longevity Study Shows 10/19/2022

Most Americans Want to Live Longer, But Few Know How, Longevity Study Shows

MDVIP today released the results of a national study on which revealed that most Americans want to live longer, but few know how. Some of the striking findings:

💡3 out of 4 people surveyed failed a 20-question Longevity IQ quiz, indicating most aren’t knowledgeable enough about lifestyle factors that influence aging and longevity.

💡54% admit they plan more for their financial future than for their future health.

💡Only 30% of people have discussed aging/living longer with their doctor.

Read the full results ➡️ bit.ly/3eI2jYV

Most Americans Want to Live Longer, But Few Know How, Longevity Study Shows MDVIP/Ipsos Survey Finds Over Half of Americans Plan More for Financial Retirement Than Future Health

Dental Hygiene & Heart Disease 10/18/2022

Dental Hygiene & Heart Disease

Only about two-thirds of Americans have gone to the dentist in the last 12 months. That’s bad for their teeth, but it also may be bad for their heart. Brush up on the important connection between periodontal and heart disease: bit.ly/3Tzw39j

Dental Hygiene & Heart Disease Having bad teeth has been linked to heart disease. It is important to practice good dental hygiene and schedule regular check ups with your dentist.

10/12/2022

Get your flu shot!

A friendly PSA from MDVIP Chief Medical Officer Dr. Andrea Klemes:
Make sure you get your ! 💪🏼

5 Nutrition Tips to Help Lower the Risk for Depression and Anxiety 10/10/2022

5 Nutrition Tips to Help Lower the Risk for Depression and Anxiety

Did you know that certain foods can help ease anxiety and depression?
bit.ly/3VcQkTE

5 Nutrition Tips to Help Lower the Risk for Depression and Anxiety Poor mental health is a significant problem in the U.S. In fact, about one in four American adults struggles with a mental health condition.

Are Seed Oils Safe and Healthy? 10/06/2022

Are Seed Oils Safe and Healthy?

Common seed oils like canola, sunflower and soybean can be seen as heart-healthy, but nutritionists and health advocates are divided on the topic. Understand the nutrition science behind seed oils, and why you may want to reach for the olive oil instead. bit.ly/3RIgxqi

Are Seed Oils Safe and Healthy? The topic is surprisingly polarizing among nutritionists, foodies and many health advocates.

Timeline photos 10/04/2022

Wishing an easy and meaningful fast to those observing Yom Kippur.

Photos from MDVIP's post 10/04/2022

Our nationwide network of primary care physicians and their practice staff deliver a better healthcare experience that puts YOU first. bit.ly/3CNRNX1

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by Hurricane Ian in our home state of Florida, and all who continue to be in the path of the storm. Stay safe everyone!

Tips for Healthy Summer Barbecuing and Grilling 09/02/2022

Tips for Healthy Summer Barbecuing and Grilling

Labor Day 9/5: I hope you have a fun, relaxing Labor Day. If you’re grilling out, check out these five tips for healthy summer grilling.
http://mdvip.mymedicalforum.com/conversation/tips-for-healthy-summer-barbecuing-and-grilling

Tips for Healthy Summer Barbecuing and Grilling When summer and Fourth of July rolls around, it’s time to fire up the barbecue grill. If you’re like most people, you love the taste of barbecued and grilled foods. On the other hand, grilling isn’t the healthiest cooking method. When yo

Five Myths About Exercise and Your Heart – Busted | MDVIP 06/11/2022

Five Myths About Exercise and Your Heart – Busted | MDVIP

I’ve always encouraged my patients to exercise for many reasons including a strong heart. And while the obvious choice in exercise for a healthy heart is aerobic activity, strength training is just as important and may actually be better for your heart. Here’s what you need to know.
https://www.mdvip.com/about-mdvip/blog/five-myths-about-exercise-and-your-heart-busted

Five Myths About Exercise and Your Heart – Busted | MDVIP If you’re like most Americans, you probably have a good idea on what types of exercise is good for your heart: running, swimming, bicycling. In short, cardiovascular exercise – and lots of it. But you may be surprised to learn that strength training may actually be better for your heart. Here ar...

Women's Health Screenings & Medical Tests by Age | MDVIP 05/12/2022

Women's Health Screenings & Medical Tests by Age | MDVIP

Do you know at what age you should start getting a mammogram? Do you know what pap smears really screen for? When should you get a colonoscopy? These aren’t easy questions to answer for most people. But we’ve got you covered. See what common health screenings women need at every age.
https://www.mdvip.com/about-mdvip/blog/common-womens-medical-tests-and-screenings-age

Women's Health Screenings & Medical Tests by Age | MDVIP No woman likes blood draws, annual pap smears, & colonoscopies. However, these tests are key to detecting serious health conditions and determining risk.

4 Health Issues Women Might Not Think About | MDVIP 05/09/2022

4 Health Issues Women Might Not Think About | MDVIP

MOTHER’S DAY POST

5/8: The women in our lives are good at taking care of us – whether they’re our partners, mothers or daughters. But they often neglect the most important person when their taking care of all of us: themselves. When it comes to women’s health, there are four important conditions that especially overlooked. Read on to find out what they are and then share this article with the women in your life.

https://www.mdvip.com/about-mdvip/blog/4-health-risks-women-need-be-more-concerned-about

4 Health Issues Women Might Not Think About | MDVIP Outside the common health issues women are concerned about, there are 4 others that are often overlooked. Read more about other risks.

4 Tips to Get Your Doctor To Take You Seriously| MDVIP 04/06/2022

4 Tips to Get Your Doctor To Take You Seriously| MDVIP

Communication with your doctor is a key factor that contributes to good health. Here are 4 tips to get more out of the time you spend with your doctor.

https://www.mdvip.com/about-mdvip/blog/4-tips-help-your-doctor-take-your-symptoms-seriously

4 Tips to Get Your Doctor To Take You Seriously| MDVIP Why are doctors dismissive of their female patients? Learn about the common reasons why and ways to be taken more seriously. Read more!

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