Primary Care at NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Gouverneur
We provide the full spectrum of care for children and adults. Our dedicated staff emphasizes primary and preventive care, working with you to help identify and then help you reach your health goals. How we feel and the quality of our lives depend greatly on the way we live day to day and the choices we make. At Gouverneur we help you to improve your health and well-being and prevent, treat and manage ongoing conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and asthma.
A primary care doctor is the best first point of contact for all of your health needs. Primary care doctors are trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of health problems. Their specialty is keeping you healthy. A primary care doctor can:
Diagnose and help you manage chronic conditions, like asthma, diabetes and hypertension
Make sure you get the preventive services you need, like routine screenings and immunizations
Refer you to qualified specialists as needed
Support you in reaching your personal wellness goals
Your relationship with your primary care doctor is key to your health. Regular visits help you get to know your doctor, making it easier to talk about your health concerns. Your doctor also gets to know you well enough to ask the right questions and catch issues before they become serious.