Whether you’re in need of a full consultation or would like to address a specific condition or symptoms you are experiencing, Dr. Kumar will develop an individual preventive care plan to keep you happy and healthy for years to come.
Common Questions about Preventive Care And Women’s Health
What is preventive care?
Preventive care refers to taking measures to prevent disease before it occurs, as opposed to only treating once a disease is present. This encompasses not only physical health, but also mental and emotional health.
Why is preventive care important?
Under the philosophy of preventive care, patients are equipped with the knowledge necessary to make responsible choices about their own health. Patients are encouraged to pay close attention to their own bodies in order to address problems before they worsen.
How is Dr. Kumar specifically qualified to provide preventive care?
When Dr. Kumar first moved to the United States in 1998, he completed six years of micronutrient research to understand the optimal human diet for health and performance. After those years of training, Dr. Kumar puts an emphasis on the impact of a healthy diet for all patients. He believes education is the backbone of primary care and ensures his patients have all the tools necessary to practice healthy lifestyles.
What kinds of preventive care treatments do you provide?
Dr. Kumar provides sleep studies, pulmonary function testing, and cardiovascular screening to promote early diagnosis and intervention for chronic conditions and diseases. He also administers vaccines and educates patients on lifestyle choices ranging from physical exercise to reproductive health.
Do you provide women’s health services?
Yes! At Himalaya Family Medicine Clinic, we love seeing women and girls at every stage of life. From pediatric patients and adolescents to pregnant, middle-aged, and geriatric women, Dr. Kumar has expertise in developing individual care plans for his patients’ unique stages of life. As in every aspect of his practice, he emphasizes proper education to help his patients make informed decisions and maintain optimal health.