Preventative Health & Health Promotion In

The Newburgh & Evansville, IN Area

Our main priority is our patients overall health and wellness!  To ensure this, we recommend yearly physicals and age-appropriate screening lab work from our in-office lab.  We also offer most of the recommended adult immunizations.  Other health promotion services offered include:

  • Women’s health screenings including gynecological/pelvic examinations

  • Men’s health screenings

  • Sports physicals

  • Head to toe skin exams for identification of pre-cancer and cancerous skin lesions

  • DOT physical exams

Injury & Illness Management

Tripped over a lego and hurt your foot?  Cut your finger making an apple pie?  Have a fever, vomiting, or sneezing?  Our providers are capable of managing most acute conditions, have experience in emergency care and are dedicated in helping patients recover quickly.  We generally have same day appointments available for the care of your acute illnesses and injuries to avoid costly, time consuming urgent care and ER visits.  Some acute injury and illness management services offered here include:

  • Testing and treatment for influenza, strep throat, urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted diseases, and other respiratory illnesses. ​

  • Repair of minor injuries and lacerations including sutures and minor orthopedic management

  • IV hydration and medication/antibiotic administration for common illnesses such as the “stomach” flu, pneumonia, and cellulitis

Dermatological Services

Do you have a skin lesion concerning you, acne causing scarring on your face or a dermatological issue you would like checked out?  Our providers are knowledgeable in the most common dermatological conditions and have lots of experience performing biopsies and the removals of skin lesions including skin cancers and sebaceous cysts.  We also have access to the acne extractions, lasers and broadband light treatments offered at Déjà vu Skin and Health Center making coordination of services much easier and convenient.  A list of dermatological conditions and services offered here include:

  • Acne diagnosis and treatment using both medications including Accutane and acne extractions

  • Rosacea

  • Skin pre-cancer and skin cancer identification and treatment by either topical medications or removal

  • Removal of unwanted or bothersome skin lesions

Chronic Disease

Identification & Treatment

Our providers’ priority is prevention and early identification of chronic diseases but sometimes diseases are detected.  We have the training and skill to manage most of the common chronic health issues including but not limited to diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, asthma, COPD, and hypothyroidism and will be vigilant in ensuring you are knowledgeable about the disease and receive the most up to date treatment. Our providers also have extensive knowledge on the management of venous insufficiency and provide services at Evansville Regional Vein Center

DOT Physical Exams

CDL drivers must take the DOT physical every two years. When you become a truck driver you are required to have a DOT physical. If you are going to be operating commercial motor vehicles a DOT physical exam is required. Drivers need to be able to safely operate their vehicle and a DOT physical ensures there are no health issues which would prevent that from happenings.  If you have a condition that needs monitoring (high blood pressure) you may be required to get a physical more often. 

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING A DOT PHYSICAL

Your DOT physical is going to look at your current health status as well as your medical history to determine if you are physically fit to drive a commercial motor vehicle.

The following tests are all part of the overall exam:

  • Vision and hearing tests

  • Blood test, to check for high blood pressure or other medical conditions

  • Urinalysis, as part of drug and alcohol testing

These are all included in DOT exam as well as a current physical examination.

WHAT TO BRING?

To make sure you have everything covered and your medical history is complete you will want to bring the following with you:

  • Medical history

  • List of prescriptions medications, and dosage you are currently taking

  • Glasses or If you are wearing contacts

  • Hearing Aids 

  • Specialist Referral letters if needed

  • Sleep Apnea Form