Dallas and Balch Springs Family Medicine

While family medicine is a complex specialty, the heart of this type of healthcare is providing all-inclusive care to people of all ages.

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General and family medicine are paramount to the health of each community. After all, we all need a place to go when that cough just won’t go away, or we have a question about how an injury is healing. While family medicine is a complex specialty, the heart of this type of healthcare is providing all-inclusive care to people of all ages.

At Foremost Family Health Centers and MLK Jr. Family Clinic, we’re dedicated to doing just that. We’re glad to treat young patients, as well as elderly folks, helping them feel good and live life to the fullest. Our team understands that visiting the doctor can be daunting for some, so we’re committed to fostering a welcoming, comfortable environment for everyone. Learn more about family medicine at our Dallas and Balch Springs, TX locations and schedule your appointment today.


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What Is Family Medicine?

Many physicians specialize in one part of the body or study one disease. However, those who specialize in family medicine are trained to provide comprehensive healthcare for people of all ages. A family doctor will be able to address your concerns about your baby’s cough, as well as treat senior citizens with nearly any condition.

What Kinds of General Medicine Services Do You Provide?

Our team of family doctors are well-versed in a range of general medicine services. We strive to be your one-stop for nearly all of your overall health needs. At Foremost Family Health Centers and MLK Jr. Family Clinic, we want to make receiving preventative medicine as accessible as possible for our communities. Our highly trained physicians and nurse practitioners are here to deliver outstanding, personalized medical care for you and your whole family.

  • Acting as a patient’s first contact for any health concern
  • Helping patients find healthcare professionals with a particular specialty
  • Coordinating follow-up care and referrals
  • Understanding community and social factors that impact the patient’s ability to access care
  • Fostering a lasting relationship with patients
Types of Visits: Checkups

You should never skip a yearly checkup! These doctor visits are crucial to your health, especially if you’re already at risk for certain serious conditions. You don’t need to be sick to schedule your checkup. This visit is simply to evaluate your overall health and identify signs of illness before they worsen. Patients of all ages can expect the following at a checkup:

  • Taking heartbeat and blood pressure
  • Checking muscle strength and reflexes
  • Examining of the head and neck
  • Lab tests, including blood tests
  • Checking the abdominal area for tenderness
Types of Visits: Chronic Disease Management

Are you dealing with a chronic disease? Whether you’ve been managing your symptoms for years or just a few weeks, we can help. Our team understands the challenges that come with dealing with a chronic condition day in and day out. We have years of experience helping patients minimize their chronic pain and reduce bothersome symptoms. At Foremost Family Health Centers and MLK Jr. Family Clinic, we can provide disease management for the following conditions, among others:

  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Heart Disease
Types of Visits: Sick Visits

Being sick is no fun. But minor illness can be even more of a headache without the counsel of a trustworthy medical professional. If you have any flu-like symptoms or signs of another illness, we encourage you to schedule an evaluation with us. Our experienced team of physicians and nurse practitioners can diagnose your condition, prescribe medication, and create a treatment plan.

Types of Visits: Physicals

Some jobs and high school activities require a physical before you can begin work or participation. Luckily, the team at Foremost Family Health Centers can take care of your needs. A licensed provider will administer your physical so you can get to work.

Types of Visits: Testing

Testing for certain diseases and conditions is critical. If you suspect you may have a particular ailment, don’t hesitate to speak with the team at Foremost Family Health Centers. At your appointment, we’ll be sure to administer any relevant testing. Once we receive results, we’ll get to work creating a treatment plan meant to relieve your symptoms and restore your quality of life. Types of testing we provide in Dallas and Balch Springs include:

  • STD Testing
  • HIV Testing
  • Cancer Screening
  • Pregnancy Testing

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When you make your appointment with Foremost Family Health Centers and MLK Jr. Family Clinic, you can count on board-certified physicians with years of experience in healthcare.

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