Wellness Medicine McKinney
Sunila Philips, MD, FAAFP
Family Medicine & Medical Spa located in McKinney, TX
Having a trustworthy primary care physician to visit for most of your medical needs can greatly improve your health care outcomes. At Wellness Medicine McKinney in McKinney, Texas, Sunila Philips, MD, FAAFP, offers physical exams, sick visits, and numerous other primary care services. During these visits, she gets to know you and tracks your health in various ways. To set up your next primary care appointment, call Wellness Medicine McKinney, or book an appointment online today. Telehealth visits are also available.
Primary Care Q&A
What is primary care?
Primary care addresses the majority of your health issues over your life and places emphasis on preventive care. By choosing a primary care physician to visit consistently, you can keep track of changes in your health and identify health issues early on when they’re in their most treatable stages.
As your primary care practitioner, Dr. Philips gets to know you better with time. She becomes familiar with your medical history, lifestyle, and habits and can help you manage any chronic diseases that affect you. She can also answer your questions about health and wellness and make recommendations for treatments and services available at Wellness Medicine McKinney.
Which services does primary care include?
Primary care includes many medical services that can help you track, maintain, or improve your health. One of the most important parts of primary care, your annual exams, are visits that occur regardless of your health. You attend these appointments yearly to check your overall health.
Dr. Philips can provide you with additional necessary services either during your annual exam visits or at another time. Primary care services available at Wellness Medicine McKinney include:
- Adolescent, adult, and geriatric physical exams
- Well-woman exams, including Pap smear and HPV screenings
- Sports physicals
- Preoperative clearance exams
- Health education and lifestyle counseling
- Smoking cessation
- Weight management
- Prediabetic screenings
- Diagnosis and treatment for vitamin deficiencies
- Wellness labs and age-appropriate cancer screenings
- Chronic disease management (e.g., diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure)
Dr. Philips works with you to develop a treatment plan for any ailments she diagnoses during your visits. She also helps you understand your treatments and how they work so you can undergo them confidently.
Which diseases and conditions does primary care address?
Dr. Philips diagnoses and treats both acute (short-term) and chronic (long-term) conditions. If your condition is chronic, she helps you manage it with regular visits. Her specialties include:
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Heart disease
- Cold and flu
- Pink eye
- Headaches and migraines
- Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
- Sinus infections
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Urinary tract infections
- Metabolic syndrome
- Arthritis and joint pain
- Stress and anxiety
If you have symptoms and aren’t sure what’s affecting you, Dr. Philips can perform a comprehensive exam and may use diagnostic testing like blood work or X-ray imaging to gather pertinent information and make a diagnosis.
To find out more about the primary care services available at Wellness Medicine McKinney, call the office or book an appointment online today.