Dr. Primas is a concierge internal medicine and travel medicine expert. He is certified in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers’ Health from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and certified in Travel Medicine from the International Society of Travel Medicine. Dr. Primas is the recipient of the prestigious American Academy of Home Care Physicians House Call Doctor of the Year Award and a recipient of the AMA Physician Recognition Award. He is also listed in the annual editions of the Guide to America’s Top Physicians and is a New York Super Doctor in internal medicine. Dr. Primas has also been chosen as one of the Top Docs in Concierge Medicine annually since 2012. Dr. Primas emphasizes promoting health, preventing illness, and raises awareness of disease in our lives rather than merely managing symptoms. Dr. Primas is always on the cutting edge of medicine and is now guiding his patients using genomics, epigenetics, methylation testing (aging clock), microbiome analysis and telomere length analysis for a more detailed, personal approach to their health.
Mount Sinai Hospital Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital
American Board of Internal Medicine American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
Residency in Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health Residency in Internal Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
I strive to be on the cutting edge of medicine especially when it comes to preventive medicine. I stay current with my medical knowledge and innovative technologies. In addition, I am always available to my patients and their families and I am a practical, kind, compassionate person who takes time to translate medicine to a language that everyone can understand.
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Some primary care physicians focus on a particular patient population like children or older adults. Some are family physicians who treat patients of all ages.
Medical Specialties considered Primary Care
Subspecialties of Primary Care
A Primary Care physician can have a big impact on your wellness. Here are some practical considerations when choosing a primary care doctor:
If you have a long-term (chronic) health condition, your Primary Care physician can:
Primary care physicians routinely check for:
Primary care physicians can practice in a wide variety of settings, including:
Training and qualifications
After four years of college for a bachelor’s degree in the life sciences, prospective doctors attend medical school, which takes an additional four years. Medical school graduates earn either an MD (medical doctor) or DO (doctor of osteopathy) degree.
Once a doctor has earned his/her medical degree, they choose a residency program. During residency doctors study a particular medical specialty for an additional three to seven years, depending on which field of medicine they plan to practice.
A fellowship is training even more specific to an area of focus and can last for one to three years. Primary care physicians usually study family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, or geriatrics.
Doctors must first complete a residency at an approved medical facility to become board certified. They must also take a rigorous exam in their chosen field.
Board Certification is also available for:
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