Suneetha Maddineni, M.D.
Internal Medicine located in Mountain View, CA
Seeing a primary care physician who is familiar with you and your medical history is an important part of staying healthy. At the office of internal medicine physician Suneetha Maddineni, MD, in Mountain View, California, the experienced medical team offers comprehensive medical exams and treatment for multiple medical issues. Schedule an appointment with Suneetha Maddineni, MD, by phone or online today.
Primary Care Q & A
What is primary care?
Primary care involves medical care from a physician trained in comprehensive first contact and continuing care when you’re at risk of or have a health problem. It includes disease prevention, health promotion and maintenance, education, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses.
Which health conditions do primary care physicians treat?
At the office of Suneetha Maddineni, MD, Dr. Maddineni offers comprehensive medical exams for multiple medical issues you may encounter. Examples include:
- Chest or abdominal pain
- Urinary tract infections
- Bowel problems
- Respiratory tract issues
- Allergies and asthma
- Anxiety and depression
- High blood pressure or high cholesterol
Seeing the same primary care physician regularly is important for continuity of care. Dr. Maddineni gets to know you, your health concerns, and your treatment preferences.
What should I expect during primary care appointments?
When you arrive at a primary care appointment at Suneetha Maddineni, MD, you’re greeted by warm, welcoming staff. Your provider checks your vitals and reviews your medical history and concerns you may have.
Dr. Maddineni completes a physical exam. She uses blood or imaging tests to screen you for health problems or determine how well you’re managing a disease.
Which treatment might I require?
At the end of your primary care visit, Dr. Maddineni lets you know if you require treatment or changes in a current chronic disease treatment plan. She might recommend:
- Dietary supplements
- Medication changes or new medications
- Additional testing for chronic diseases
- Healthy lifestyle habits, such as dietary or exercise changes
- Massage or physical therapy for chronic pain
- Stress relieving therapies
- Talk therapy for depression or other mental health disorders
- Antibiotics for acute illnesses
Dr. Maddineni answers questions you have and refers you to a specialist if necessary to optimize your health and quality of life.
How often should I schedule a primary care visit?
Your provider lets you know how often to schedule primary care appointments based on how healthy you are and which chronic diseases, if any, you have.
If you’re in good health, annual primary care appointments may be enough, but see your doctor more often if you struggle with managing a disease or become ill.
When you’re ready to take control of your health and prevent or manage medical conditions, schedule an appointment at the office of Suneetha Maddineni, MD, by phone or online today.