Family Medicine

Edward Carrington, MD -  - Primary Care

Edward Carrington, MD

Primary Care located in Mesa, AZ

When you’re seeking a top-quality primary care provider with years of experience treating entire families, Dr. Carrington can help. Whether you’re sick or require an annual physical, sports physicals for children, or chronic disease management, the office of Edward A. Carrington, MD, in Mesa, Arizona, has you covered with same- and next-day appointments and concierge medicine options. Call to learn more or schedule an appointment online today.

Family Medicine Q & A

What is family medicine?

Family medicine encompasses a wide range of preventive care and sickness and disease management for patients of all ages. You can bring your entire family to see Dr. Carrington. Family medicine covers the following services:

  • Sick visits
  • Immunizations
  • Women’s and men’s annual wellness exams
  • Well child exams
  • Sports or work physicals
  • Diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure management
  • Allergy and asthma testing and treatment
  • Cancer and other chronic disease screenings
  • Sexually transmitted disease screenings
  • Nutrition and weight loss counseling

The focus of family medicine is ongoing, patient-centered, integrated care in areas of pediatrics, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, senior care, and much more. Dr. Carrington’s office is a one-stop shop for your family, and he refers you to specialists if necessary.

What are the benefits of family medicine?

The benefits of seeing primary care physicians for family medicine are:

  • Continuity of care for the entire family
  • Preventive care to reduce chronic disease risks
  • Regular screenings to catch disease symptoms early
  • Help managing chronic diseases to improve your health
  • Top-quality primary care in a warm, welcoming environment
  • The time and personalized attention you deserve

Dr. Carrington offers concierge medicine, which is highly attentive care and 24/7 access to him when you need it the most. You won’t have to wait for an appointment, and scheduled visits begin on time. He sees fewer patients overall to give regular patients the time and attention they desire.

What should I expect during my appointment?

An appointment with Dr. Carrington varies depending on your age and the reason for your visit.

Wellness exams

For annual wellness exams, your provides goes over you or your child’s medical history and completes a physical examination. He makes sure children are growing and developing properly, and offers immunizations to protect your or your child from life-threatening diseases.

Your provider also screens you for:

  • Cancer and other chronic diseases
  • Sexually transmitted diseases if necessary
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Elevated blood sugar

He monitors health parameters regularly so you can properly manage a chronic disease if you have one.

Sick visits

If you or your child are sick and require antibiotics or other medications to ease symptoms and get well quickly, Dr. Carrington sees you on short notice and gives you the time and quality care you need.

Sports and work physicals

If you or your child require a physical to participate in a job or team sports, Dr. Carrington completes a thorough physical examination and signs off on the appropriate paperwork.

If you’re sick, want to prevent illnesses and diseases, or need help managing a chronic health condition, call Dr. Carrington’s office today or schedule an appointment online.