Similar to concierge medicine, Mark J. Fleschler, MD, FACP provides his patients with fully personalized and attentive care. A board-certified internal medicine doctor, his MDVIP-affiliated practice is open to patients
Dr. Fleschler, Board Certified Internal Medicine physician, offers a different approach to primary care. He sees fewer patients, which means more time for each one. 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 test
Operating as usual
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Today, we celebrate getting back to the office TOGETHER! We are excited to reconnect with our MDVIP family and recharge —in-person— for another successful year.
You're probably seeing a lot about aphasia in the news right now. One type is called primary progressive aphasia (PPA), a neurological syndrome that impairs the language center of the brain. bit.ly/2oBXEuz
What is Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)? Imaging technique gives researchers important insights.
On National Doctors’ Day, we honor and thank our incredible doctors who bring true meaning to the doctor-patient relationship, day in and day out. Take a listen to these words from patients in MDVIP-affiliated practices across the country (voiced by MDVIP employees).
The MDVIP Ambassadors Club program recognizes practice staff members who go above and beyond the call of duty, making their patients feel welcome, valued and loved. Three Practice Ambassadors were selected this year as grand prize winners for their extraordinary customer service:
**Priscila Velazquez, Medical Assistant (Raleigh, NC)
**Ashley Gubernick, Registered Medical Assistant (Furlong, PA)
**MaryNell Goolsby, Office Manager (Mount Pleasant, SC)
Read more about these deserving MDVIP staff members: bit.ly/35k5gu2
Please join us in welcoming Michelle Parker, MD, in Inlet Beach, FL, to MDVIP’s national network of primary care physicians! Learn more about Dr. Parker's practice and her commitment to providing compassionate, personalized care: bit.ly/381SaCB
Michelle Parker, MD | MDVIP Learn more about Dr. Parker's internal medicine practice.
If testosterone decreases more than it should, men may experience a range of symptoms. Learn the warning signs from MDVIP's Dr. Louis Minsky.
Do you know your "Big 4" numbers? Take our Men's Health IQ Quiz today and make prevention and early detection a priority: https://bit.ly/3CpBujT
Take the Men's Health IQ Quiz! Do you know your Big 4 numbers?
Over 37 million Americans have diabetes and 1.5 million are diagnosed with the chronic health condition each year. Learn about blood sugar, excess insulin and the root cause of diabetes from MDVIP's Dr. Louis B. Malinow: bit.ly/36mPC1r
Do you have any advice to share in controlling your own diabetes?
What Is The Real Cause of Diabetes? Louis B. Malinow, MD | MDVIP
Please join us in welcoming Gary H. Nudell, MD, in West Hills, CA, to MDVIP’s national network of primary care physicians! Learn more about Dr. Nudell's practice and his commitment to providing comprehensive, individualized care: https://bit.ly/3tsBtZl
Gary H. Nudell, MD | MDVIP Learn more about Dr. Nudell's internal medicine practice.
It’s been two long years since Covid-19 hit the U.S. Although the worst might be behind us, some remnants of the pandemic remain. Many patients experienced a rise in blood pressure. If you’ve had trouble keeping your blood pressure below 120/80, let’s talk. Here’s what you need to know.
Many Americans Deal with High Blood Pressure as a Result of the COVID Pandemic | MDVIP It’s been two long years since Covid-19 hit the U.S. Routines have been completely disrupted. We’ve adopted new lifestyles that involve social distancing, wearing masks and staying home. We skipped doctor appointments, wellness screenings and routine care. Many people lost jobs and businesses. A...
MDVIP Chief Medical Officer Dr. Andrea Klemes discusses the striking findings from our survey and IQ Quiz with CBS affiliate KENS 5 & Kens5.com in San Antonio: bit.ly/3u5Hvyl
Why your "dad bod" could be a recipe for a health disaster Fat on the outside means trouble on the inside.
Those suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, the most common GI disorder, are often advised to avoid gluten to help control their IBS. But a recent study found that removing this protein from your diet may be ineffective in alleviating symptoms:
Suffering with IBS? Gluten May Not Be the Problem MDVIP | Living Well Blog
The MDVIP Men's Health Survey revealed how significant others influence men to take action on their health. Test your men's health IQ today and help take better care of yourself — or the men in your life! https://bit.ly/3CpBujT
Test Your Men's Health IQ! Spouses play an influential role in men's health.
While a dad bod may appear harmless and be socially accepted by most men, it’s a red flag, and here’s why: https://bit.ly/3pSxZNv
The Dangers of a Dad Bod Is carrying a “spare tire” around the belly inevitable?
Please join us in welcoming Scott J. Samuelson, MD, in Fort Collins, CO, to MDVIP’s national network of primary care physicians! Learn more about Dr. Samuelson's practice and how he partners with his patients on personalized healthcare plans to treat current conditions and help prevent new ones: https://bit.ly/3KrAkac
Scott J. Samuelson, MD | MDVIP Learn more about Dr. Samuelson's family medicine practice.
Men often avoid the doctor and rarely discuss important health topics, according to MDVIP's Men's Health survey. Take our Men's Health IQ Quiz to stay on top of your health, or be better prepared to support the men in your life: https://bit.ly/3tBfvCq
Test Your Men's Health IQ! Do you know the top health risks for men?
Many of my patients ask if I think wearing glasses that block blue light can improve their sleep patterns. It’s a fair question given most people are using devices that emit blue light such as smart phones, televisions, electronic notebooks and computers. This blog can help you determine if blue light blocking glasses are worth the investment.
Do You Need Blue Light Blocking Glasses? - MDVIP Glasses for blue light have grown in popularity over the past few years. Discover how blue light affects your eyes and whether you need blue light glasses.
According to our Men's Health Survey, 57% of men have never had, or don't know if they've had, their testosterone levels checked. MDVIP's Dr. Louis Minsky discusses the symptoms of low testosterone, and dispels the myths around erectile dysfunction and low T: https://bit.ly/3HKzvrl
The Truth About ED and Low T Dr. Louis Minsky | MDVIP
How knowledgeable are you *really* about the most common health risks facing men? MDVIP's new survey found that 9 out of 10 men don't know that heart disease is their #1 killer. Take our Men's Health IQ Quiz and arm yourself with the facts! https://bit.ly/3CpBujT
Test Your Men's Health IQ! How much do you know about men's health? Take this quiz and find out.
Today, MDVIP Chief Medical Officer Dr. Andrea Klemes discussed the findings from our latest survey with media outlets across the country, including NBC affiliate WRAL TV in Raleigh: https://bit.ly/3vAD2Gk
Doc: The problem with 'dad bod,' what men should know :: WRAL.com Dr. Andrea Klemes, Chief Medical Officer of MDVIP, explains what's wrong with a "dad bod" and other health issues men are facing, especially during the pandemic.
MDVIP today released the results of a national survey examining the current state of men’s health. The striking findings include that most men say it's okay to have a "dad bod," although that excess belly fat around the middle can increase their risk for serious medical conditions. Read the full results here: https://bit.ly/35Lousx
Most Men Say Okay to the ‘Dad Bod' in Nationwide Survey on Men's Health MDVIP Study Shows Most Men Unaware of the Health Risks They Face
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Talk to your doctor about the screening options that are best for you based on your personal risk factors. Get ahead of your health today!
Please join us in welcoming Victor C. Knopp, MD, FAAFP, in Katy, TX, to MDVIP’s national network of primary care physicians! Learn more about Dr. Knopp's family medicine practice and his commitment to providing comprehensive, preventive care: https://bit.ly/3sgDJlY
Victor C. Knopp, MD, FAAFP | Katy, TX Learn more about Dr. Knopp's family medicine practice.
Heart disease is the #1 complication of diabetes, and having type 2 diabetes doubles your risk of heart attack and stroke. Learn more about the connection between diabetes and your heart from MDVIP’s Dr. Alan Reisinger.
Members, it’s time for MDVIP’s annual patient satisfaction survey! Your opinion is important to us as we continuously strive to improve your healthcare experience and the services you receive from your physician. Every member who shares their feedback will be entered into a drawing to win a one-year complimentary membership. Questions? Please call us toll-free at 877-886-1411.
Thank you James for taking the time to share your experience with Dr. LeFevre! We value each and every piece of feedback from our patients.
Christian H. LeFevre, MD | Washington, D.C. Learn more about Dr. LeFevre's internal medicine practice.
TGIF and happy National Drink Wine Day! You may have heard through the grapevine that red wine is good for your heart. Here's our take: https://bit.ly/3GYrCht
Did you know that good dental health is beneficial to your heart? Brush up on the facts: https://bit.ly/3rSYwMh
How Dental Health and Heart Disease Are Linked Research shows a connection between gum disease and cardiovascular health.
Please join us in welcoming Sonal Saraswat Gupta, MD, in Brentwood, TN, to MDVIP’s national network of primary care physicians! Learn more about Dr. Gupta’s internal medicine practice and her proactive, personal approach to medicine: https://bit.ly/3oPNWUo
2/14 Valentine’s Day
I encourage my patients to exercise and manage their stress to control their blood pressure. But apparently, just thinking of your significant other also helps, according to a recent study. Happy Valentine’s Day. Here’s what you need to know.
Stressed Out? Thinking of Your Significant Other May Help Ease Blood Pressure | MDVIP Stress -- you can’t escape it. And it can wreak havoc on blood pressure. Exercise, meditation and hobbies are common, effective stress busters. So is having a social support system of friends and relatives. But if they’re not available, having your significant other present – even if it’s on...
Being around loved ones is good for our health, but did you know that just *thinking* about your romantic partner can help lower your blood pressure? See what the research says about the benefits of love on your heart: https://bit.ly/2E8QUfB
For more than a century, heart disease has reigned as the leading cause of death in the U.S. Heart disease deaths began dropping in recent decades, but progress has stalled. Here’s why. https://bit.ly/3HMfWj0
Despite Progress, Heart Disease is Still the Leading Cause of Death | MDVIP To say that America has a heart disease problem is to put it mildly. For more than a century, heart disease has reigned as the leading cause of death in the U.S. It kills one out of every three men and a quarter of women or roughly 690,000 Americans every year. These are grim statistics, but they be...
It’s been 33 years since the Cincinnati Bengals played in the Super Bowl and our MDVIP-affiliated doctors and staff are making up for lost time with a BIG dose of team spirit! Who (are) Dey? Meet Dr. Kathleen A. Alter and Sherry Morgan (West Chester), Dr. Albert Weisbrot and staff (Mason), Dr. James E. Lang and staff (Cincinnati) and Dr. Theodore S. Marty III, Dr. Charles Eger and staff (Cincinnati).
MDVIP welcomes Robert Yerrington, MD to MDVIP’s national network of primary care physicians. To learn more about Dr. Yerington’s practice, please visit https://bit.ly/3gA1DSN
Robert F. Yerrington, MD - Family Medicine in San Antonio TX - MDVIP Learn more about Robert F. Yerrington, MD, Family Medicine doctor in San Antonio TX and how their MDVIP practice can provide you fully personalized primary care.
Why the doctor-patient relationship matters. https://bit.ly/3rDLh1W
MDVIP Benefits: Experienced Primary Care Doctors - MDVIP MDVIP affiliated primary care doctors are from all over the country and provide personalized and holistic healthcare & medical approaches.
The pandemic triggered long-term health issues such as long Covid, anxiety, depression and high blood pressure. Apparently, it’s also triggered a rash of broken heart syndrome, also known as Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. For some, the intense emotional and physical stress from the pandemic caused a sudden flood of hormones that possibly stuns the heart into pumping less efficiently, doctors say. Read more from ABC News. https://abcn.ws/3BbGyaJ
‘Broken heart’ cases surge during COVID, especially among women Researchers have identified a pandemic spike in cases of "broken heart syndrome,” a potentially deadly stress-induced heart condition disproportionately impacting women.
Have you ever had a conversation with your doctor about inflammation? Inflammation, which is a natural reaction of your immune system, can actually impact your arteries, increasing your risk for heart attack and stroke. Watch this quick video about inflammation and your heart.
2/4 Wear Red Day
Today is , part of the larger Go Red movement developed by the to bring awareness to women’s heart health issues. For instance, half of women with heart failure get the wrong treatment, according to a recent study. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with heart failure or a disease that eventually leads to heart failure, such as cardiomyopathy, here’s what you need to know.
Heart Disease in Women - Risk Factors - MDVIP Half of women with heart failure are not getting effective treatments. Discover how heart disease affects women and potential risk factors.
I’ve always realized that my pet-owning patients benefit from the companionship, joy and stress-relief their dog or cat offers. But now there is scientific support as to how your dog may help you live longer. Here’s what you need to know.
Study Suggests Fido May Help You Live Longer | MDVIP Ever notice “Who Rescued Who” bumper stickers while in traffic? What seems like pet owner sentiment actually has some scientific support. For years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention credited pet ownership with decreasing stress, cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels and lone...
Many of my patients claim they eat a healthy diet; in fact, about 75 percent of Americans claim to eat healthy diets. But most of us are still eating too many low-quality carbs and saturated fat. Here are some nutrition red flags to watch out for and let’s have another conversation about nutrition the next time you’re in the office.
Americans Still Eating Too Many Low-Quality Carbs and Too Much Saturated Fat | MDVIP Do you eat a healthy diet? If you’re like most people, you probably said “yes.” About 75% of Americans claim to eat healthy diets. But most of us do not.
|Monday||8:30am - 5pm|
|Tuesday||8:30am - 5pm|
|Wednesday||8:30am - 5pm|
|Thursday||8:30am - 12pm|
|Friday||8:30am - 5pm|
Steven M. Pounders, M.D. has earned its place as one of the best clinics in Dallas. Specializing in
The Beloved Medicine Clinic is the medical practice of Dr. John Melek. Dr. Melek is an internist in Dallas, and has been practicing for 18 years. We love our patients and are willing to work with them, no matter what their insurance status is.
We provides service to patients with kidney disease and a variety of other other medical conditions. Our facility has an onsite pharmacy and laboratory. We accept both cash pay patients and insurance, including medicare.
"I believe health care should be tailored to one's individual goals and perspectives in life," says Dr. Lau. "I provide each patient the time and attention that health - our most precious resource - deserves. I never sacrifice quality of care for the
A true partner in health who you can reach 24/7 and see same- or next-day.
Medical practice, Dallas, TX
A medical practice that is over 30 years old in the heart of the Oak Lawn and Uptown areas of Dallas
Dr. James E. Race, M.D. of Dallas, Texas has more than 25 years of experience and is the go-to physi