As we age, we become more vulnerable to certain health risks that specifically affect older adults, and preventative care becomes all the more important for keeping your body healthy and preserving your quality of life. When you’re searching for a primary care physician who can meet your changing needs, the capability to perform accurate, convenient, compassionate testing should be near the top of the list.
Dr. Mercado, Dr. Bossbaly and the team at Mercado Medical Practice are proud to be the one-stop-shop for a wide variety of specialized geriatric screening and preventative care services right here in Philadelphia, PA. Our Philadelphia offices are neighborhood-focused and easily accessible to our patients, and our Spanish-speaking staff and physicians are committed to caring for our community when and where they need us. Using the latest technology, we frequently perform the following tests for our patients:
If you or your aging loved ones are looking for a community-focused, patient-first environment to receive the vital Philadelphia testing services they need, look no further than Mercado Medical Practice. Reach out and schedule your first appointment with us today -- we’re looking forward to meeting you.
Older adults should always take special care to monitor the health of their circulatory systems, including the activity of the veins, arteries, and the heart itself. Having worked hard to keep your blood pumping for your entire life, these systems need upkeep, and close care is required to ensure that any problems are caught early and treated as quickly as possible.
At Mercado Medical Practice, we offer the following tests to help monitor your veins, arteries, and heart:
Additionally, Dr. Mercado and the team at Mercado Medical Practice provide a number of other testing services designed to detect injury and disease early so you can begin receiving treatment as quickly as possible. From your renal system to your lungs and nerves, you deserve the most accurate testing available to ensure that all is well with your body.
We provide the following additional preventative services:
If you need a test performed in a welcoming, accessible environment designed specifically to care for your needs as an older adult, reach out to Mercado Medical Practice and schedule your testing appointment with us today.
Preventative care, which includes the aforementioned testing services we provide at Mercado Medical Practice, is medical care which focuses on detecting early signs of illness and preventing its onset rather than treating an illness after the fact.
As we age, our bodies don’t just become more vulnerable to certain illnesses; our ability to recover quickly and fully can also become compromised. Preventative care enables your physician to treat early symptoms and stop an illness from progressing, resulting in a quicker recovery and better outcomes for you.
At Mercado Medical Practice, we perform tests for the following areas of the body:
Unlike more general primary care providers, a geriatric specialist can afford a highly focused level of care that attends to your individual, specific needs as an aging adult. In the case of testing services, Dr. Mercado and Dr. Bossbaly’s specialization in geriatric care means they know exactly what to look for when viewing the results of your tests.