Primary Care

At Cardiac Associates of North Jersey, we offer comprehensive primary care. Our primary care services include internal medicine, annual wellness visits, and same-day or next-day sick visits for time-sensitive heart health matters.

Our experienced primary care physicians provide not only heart-health medical expertise but also relief and reassurance when you and your family need it most. During your appointment, you’ll have access to multiple benefits, including:

  • An overview of your long-term health
  • An overview of your heart health and next steps to maintain your heart health
  • Comprehensive care for both your emotional and physical well-being
  • Routine check-ups and screenings to timely identify any heart or vascular diseases
  • Specialized care for heart health concerns with swift access to hospital-based procedures as needed

Our main mission is to become your go-to resource for any cardiovascular and heart health-related concern. 

We will serve as your initial contact for your medical care needs, offering specialized guidance, preventive services, diagnoses, and cutting-edge treatments for any kind of cardiovascular and cardiac condition you may have. We offer same-day and next-day appointments. 

Comprehensive Adult Well Care

Our comprehensive primary care services offer attentive, personalized internal medicine care, annual wellness visits, specialized screenings, and swift same-day health assessments:

Internal Medicine

The physicians focused on internal medicine at Cardiac Associates of North Jersey provide both in-office and hospital-based health screenings and preventive medical assessments. 

Our extensive experience allows us to extend specialized care to all our patients, regardless of their concerns or cardiovascular conditions. 

Annual Wellness Visits

Annual wellness visits deeply analyze your health, evaluating your overall well-being and addressing any potential risk factors or disease indicators. During your consultation, you’ll have the chance to discuss any health concerns with us. 

During your annual check-ups, we will perform a series of screenings to help us build a tailored follow-up plan for you. These may range from blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar tests to urine analysis and thyroid check-ups. 

Same-Day Appointments

When dealing with time-sensitive cardiac emergencies, prompt diagnosis and treatment are vital. Our experienced cardiologists offer same-day or next-day appointments for patients with urgent cardiac concerns.

We will make sure to dedicate all the time needed to address all your health concerns comprehensively and fully in-depth. Additionally, our on-site testing tools enable us to conduct unhurried tests on the same day or the next day to precisely identify potential cardiovascular conditions early on.

Medical Clearance Evaluations

Medical clearance is a process through which healthcare providers assess your overall health and medical history to determine your suitability for specific medical procedures, physical activities, or treatments. 

This thorough evaluation aims to identify any potential risks and ensure that it is safe for you to proceed. It includes a review of your medical history and a physical examination. It may also include various diagnostic tests depending on your health status and the requirements of the procedure or activity in question.

How We Provide Medical Clearance

Our approach to medical clearance is personalized and patient-centered, recognizing that each patient’s health status and medical needs are unique. Here's how we ensure a comprehensive and efficient medical clearance process:

  • Thorough Evaluation: Our medical clearance process begins with an in-depth review of your medical history and a physical examination. This step is crucial for identifying any underlying health issues that could affect the safety or success of the procedure or activity you're considering.
  • Diagnostic Testing: Depending on your medical history and the specific requirements of the procedure or treatment, we may recommend a range of diagnostic tests. These can include blood work, imaging studies, cardiovascular assessments, and other tests designed to provide a detailed picture of your health status.
  • Specialist Consultations: If necessary, we collaborate with specialists across various fields to ensure all aspects of your health are evaluated. This interdisciplinary approach helps in making informed decisions about your medical clearance.
  • Personalized Recommendations: Based on the findings from your evaluation and any diagnostic tests, we provide personalized recommendations. If any health concerns that might pose a risk are identified, we'll work with you to address these issues before proceeding.
  • Clear Communication: We prioritize clear communication with you and any other healthcare providers or specialists involved in your care. This includes providing detailed documentation of your medical clearance evaluation and any recommendations for further action.

The Importance of Medical Clearance

Obtaining medical clearance is not just a formality - it's a crucial step in safeguarding your health. It helps to minimize the risk of complications, ensures that any pre-existing conditions are optimally managed, and contributes to the overall success of the procedure or treatment plan.

Whether you're preparing for surgery, starting a new fitness program, or undergoing any treatment that could impact your health, medical clearance provides peace of mind for you and your healthcare team.

At Cardiac Associates of North Jersey, we're committed to providing thorough and personalized medical clearance evaluations as part of our primary care services. Our goal is to ensure that you receive the care you need safely and effectively.

What to Expect from Our Primary Care Services

As you arrive for a same-day primary care appointment, our medical providers will greet you and go through the following steps:

Vital Signs Check & Medical History Review

Our physicians will evaluate your overall health by checking your pulse, blood pressure, temperature, and other vital signs. To better understand your case, our providers will also conduct a review of your medication regime, lifestyle habits, and medical history.

Cardiac Screenings

We will perform any needed screenings to deliver a precise and prompt diagnosis. These may include the following:

  • Echocardiogram
  • Doppler ultrasound
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Noninvasive stress test
  • Heart rhythm assessments
  • Blood flow rate evaluations
  • Lipid level checks
  • Blood glucose measurements
  • Blood pressure readings

Treatment

Once the results are back, your provider will offer a precise diagnosis and discuss the treatment options that best suit your needs. The main focus of your treatment is to reduce the risk of developing any kind of heart disease and its potential consequences.

Expert Primary Care Services in North Jersey

At Cardiac Associates of North Jersey, your heart’s wellness is our top priority. We have offered superior cardiovascular health to our community for over 40 years and continue with our commitment to providing unparalleled cardiac care today. 

Our primary care services offer swift and top-notch medical assessment for any heart-health, time-sensitive issues. To schedule a same-day or next-day appointment with our experienced team, please call us or visit our location in Oakland, NJ

43 Yawpo Ave
Oakland, NJ 07436
Phone: 201-337-0066

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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