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Family Medicine

HippoMed Wellness Clinics

Primary Care & Wellness Clinic located in Carrollton, TX

Finding a primary care provider you can trust is one of the best ways to stay healthy and reduce your risk of serious health problems. At HippoMed Wellness Clinics in Dallas, Texas and Monroe, Louisiana, board-certified primary care specialist Matthew Roberson, MD, offers exceptional family medicine services in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Schedule a physical, annual wellness exam, or sick visit at HippoMed Wellness Clinics by phone or online today. Telemedicine appointments are also available.

Family Medicine Q & A

What is family medicine?

Family medicine includes primary care evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of general health problems. Examples include illnesses, injuries, and chronic diseases. HippoMed Wellness Clinics offers routine wellness exams, physicals, vaccinations, COVID testing, healthy lifestyle counseling, and other preventive medicine solutions to keep you healthy.

What are the benefits of family medicine?

Dr. Jenks at HippoMed Wellness Clinics cares about all patients. He and his staff offer exceptional communication to their patients, with little to no wait times. Family medicine is beneficial if you’re at risk of or experience:

  • Asthma or allergies
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Arthritis
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Other hormone problems
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Colds, flu, or other illnesses
  • Injuries

HippoMed Wellness Clinics offers virtual telemedicine appointments in addition to in-person primary care visits.

What should I expect during my appointment?

When you arrive for a family medicine appointment at HippoMed Wellness Clinics, friendly staff members greet you. They check your weight, temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs.

Dr. Jenks reviews your medical history and asks questions about symptoms you may have. He completes a physical examination and might recommend you undergo specific diagnostic tests as needed to detect or rule out acute or chronic medical problems. 

Examples include asthma and allergy tests, electrocardiogram (EKG), additional heart function tests, blood tests, urine tests, nasal or throat swabs, biopsies, X-rays, or other imaging procedures.

What treatments does family medicine provide?

If you require treatment after a family medicine appointment, Dr. Jenks might recommend:

  • Medical weight loss
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Dietary supplements
  • Hormone therapy
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Prescription medicines
  • Further diagnostic testing
  • Specialist referrals

If you have a complex medical problem requiring a specialist’s care, Dr. Jenks can refer out to a highly-trained specialist near you. He follows up with you in-person or virtually to ensure your treatment is working and makes changes to your regimen as needed to give you the best outcome.

To optimize your overall health, recover from an injury or illness, manage a chronic disease, or reduce the risk of serious health problems, call HippoMed Wellness Clinics, or schedule a family medicine appointment online today.


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