High Blood Pressure Doctor Near Me
Do you need a primary care doctor to help diagnose and treat your high blood pressure (hypertension) but don't know where to go? Oak Street Health has a growing number of locations across the US, making it easy to find the right doctor for you. We have highly skilled physicians who are committed to helping you manage your hypertension and other medical needs.
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Quality primary care
Our approach isn’t one-size-fits-all. We spend more time with our patients than other primary care physicians would to ensure you get the care you need.
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Our patient relations managers help guide you through the insurance process and ensure you get the most out of your insurance benefits.
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Call us with questions for your doctor, to arrange prescription refills or to book your next appointment.
- What hospitals do you work with?
We work with any area hospitals that accept your insurance.
- What if I’m not sure I want to change doctors right now?
You're welcome to visit before you decide if Oak Street Health is right for you. Call (888) 812-1183 to learn more.
- Who can become an Oak Street Health patient?
Our doctors specialize caring for anyone with Medicare, including Original Medicare Part B, select Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans.
- What insurance does Oak Street Health accept?
We accept all forms of Medicare, including Original Medicare Part B, select Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans. Call us at (888) 812-1183 to see if we accept your specific insurance.
What role does my PCP have in diagnosing and treating high blood pressure?
High blood pressure (hypertension) occurs when the force of blood pushing against your arteries becomes constantly elevated. This causes damage to the walls of your vessels, making them weaker and more prone to accumulating fatty deposits — a condition called atherosclerosis. Your primary care physician’s role is to screen for the possibility of hypertension and other long-term conditions during your annual visits. They look into your medical and family histories, risk factors, symptoms, and lab results, perform physical examinations, and offer care options like giving you medication or encouraging lifestyle changes like diet and exercise. They may also refer you to a specialist, like a cardiologist if they deem it necessary for you to have a more in-depth evaluation and management of your hypertension.
Why is it important to have a primary care physician to help you manage high blood pressure?
A primary care physician (PCP) is your gateway to the healthcare system. They’re your partners in health, and they’re specifically trained to prevent, diagnose, and manage many common short-term and long-term conditions. Because you see them on a regular basis, a PCP will know your medical history better than anyone. Throughout the course of your relationship, they will also learn about your personality, values, preferences, and responses to treatment, something that’s often overlooked or not outwardly talked about during a one-time visit to just any doctor. This familiarity is especially important with long-term conditions that need frequent monitoring like hypertension. A primary care physician’s goal is to detect potential and existing health problems early to prevent them from happening or progressing.
Oak Street Health has a vast directory of high-quality primary care physicians that can help you in managing your high blood pressure. Our aim is to find the right primary care physician for you so that you can preserve your health, save more time and money in the long run, and enjoy life.
How to find a primary care doctor at Oak Street Health
Oak Street Health has a vast directory of high-quality primary care physicians that can help you in managing your high blood pressure. Our aim is to find the right PCP for you so that you can preserve your health, save more time and money in the long run, and enjoy life.
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