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Primary Care

Primary Care

Primary Care services offered in Columbia, MD

A primary care provider plays an essential role in building a foundation for good health. At Metro Best Health Services, primary care services are available at affordable rates for adults. Milca Kaplan, CRNP, takes a personalized, compassionate approach to treating a range of acute illnesses and chronic diseases. Comprehensive physicals and preventive screenings are also available to lower your risk for certain types of cancer, heart disease, and other serious health conditions. Call the Columbia, Maryland, office to schedule a primary care visit or book an appointment online today.

Primary Care Q&A

What is primary care?

Primary care includes medical services to address acute and chronic health conditions. A primary care provider also specializes in preventive care, such as routine cancer screenings and blood pressure checks to lower your risk for chronic health complications.

Metro Best Health Services takes a compassionate approach to primary care for adults. Milca, a certified registered nurse practitioner, looks beyond your symptoms to identify and treat their root cause. She also provides a range of services to optimize your overall wellness so you can enjoy an active, high-quality life.

While Metro Best Health Services doesn’t take medical insurance for primary care, they offer several payment options, including direct pay, credit payments through Carrot and CareCredit, and payments through your health savings account (HSA) or health flex spending account (HFA).

Primary care and follow-up visits are available in-office and through telehealth. 

Why do I need a primary care provider?

Working with a primary care provider gives you the medical guidance you need when you’re not feeling well or need assistance managing a chronic condition.

The primary care services at Metro Best Health Services ensure you can access the medical resources you need to feel your best.

Milca also offers preventive services to identify early warning signs of hypertension (high blood pressure) and other chronic conditions so you can get the treatment you need before your health worsens.

What can I expect during a primary care visit?

Metro Best Health Services provides comprehensive physical exams during your primary care visit. Milca may also order bloodwork or other lab tests to screen for:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Hypertension
  • High cholesterol

If you have any of these conditions, Milca customizes a care plan to treat them and minimize your risk for complications. She can prescribe medications and recommend nutritional counseling, medical weight loss, and IV therapy to improve your health.

You can also get updates on immunizations that protect against contagious diseases like pneumonia and the seasonal flu.

Metro Best Health Services provides evaluations that meet the requirements of the Maryland Cannabis Administration to approve you for medical marijuana. Milca may recommend medical marijuana as part of your treatment for severe pain, seizures, and other chronic medical conditions.

Call Metro Best Health Services to schedule a primary care visit or book an appointment online today.