Physical Exam in Chicago, IL

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Why Are Physical Exams Important?

Physical exams at Health Direction Medical Center in Chicago help our team to detect and diagnose issues early on to lower your risk of complications from disease and/or injury. Physical examinations are also required for certain lines of work or sports participation. Primary care providers Dr. Esmilkrys B. Ramirez and Dr. Carlos Mella-Picel are skilled to perform these types of physicals for area patients. If needed, medications, referrals, and personalized treatment plans can be created during physical exam visits. Our team prioritizes your health and well-being and looks forward to helping you achieve and maintain your optimal health.

Types of Physicals Performed and Annual Screens

  • Adult and Child Immigration Physicals – medical examinations are required by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) before citizenship can be permitted. Our practice is proud to offer this service.
  • DOT Physicals – The Department of Transportation requires commercial vehicle operators to undergo a DOT physical to make sure they are physically, emotionally, and mentally fit.

Items most commonly checked during a physical:

  • Blood pressure
  • Vision test
  • Hearing test
  • Reflexes
  • Hernias
  • Lungs and chest
  • Abdominal concerns

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This place is amazing, I saw Dr. Ramirez and it was refreshing to be seen and to actually learn. So difficult to find a doctor that cares and wants you to not need her while been there for you. Lupita and Vanessa are such an amazing staff and are always professional and friendly they make me feel welcome. I have learn so many amazing tips for a healthier me from this lovely gals. And did I mention que todas mis citas son completamente en español!!! Cualquier pregunta es respondida y no tengo que traducir NADA!!! Fui recomendada a este lugar y ahora lo recomiendo yo.

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PA Megha Patel is great to work with! She is attentive, caring, and thorough. Would highly recommend her and Health Direction Medical Center

R.S. Google

Lupita and Maribella are so caring. I really love that their staff cares about the patients. Dr Ramirez is great! I switch to her leaving my doctor of 19 years! My experience with the type of patient care has been phenomenal!

M.V. Yelp

Great doctor and amazing medical office staff. I feel really taken care of. Since i started coming here my health and overall state of being has improved dramatically. I feel better than ever!

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Preventive Healthcare

Whether you are in perfect health or are concerned about potential medical issues, undergoing a physical examination annually is a good idea. Without preventive care, you could overlook symptoms that indicate the need for professional medical attention. Health Direction Medical Center is committed to helping Chicago area patients remain in control of their health. Call today to schedule your physical examination.

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