Primary Care Specialist

Family Medical Wellness Center

Family Medicine & Primary Care Practice located in Elkridge, MD, and Ellicott, MD and Columbia, MD

Whether you’re looking to check up on your health or address a particular concern, primary care is the first step in addressing your medical needs. At Family Medical Wellness Center in Elkridge, Columbia and Ellicott City, Maryland, Rubina Alvi, MD, and her team provide primary care to men and women of all ages. As an integrative practice, Family Medical Wellness Center makes it easy to manage the health needs of your entire family. To schedule a visit for you or a loved one, call the Howard County office or book an appointment online today.

Primary Care Q&A

What is primary care?

Primary care is a field of medicine dedicated to helping men and women improve and maintain their general health. Managing the health of you and your family involves general concerns, illnesses, and injuries. Family Medical Wellness Center offers comprehensive primary care to ensure every member of your family maintains optimal wellness. 

Dr. Alvi is double board-certified in both family medicine and geriatrics. She uses her experience to cater primary care services to the needs of each person. Whether you require a routine checkup, disease management, or require treatment for an unexpected injury, Dr. Alvi and her team have you covered.  

What conditions can be addressed with primary care?

Family Medical Wellness Center is equipped to handle a wide range of health care needs. The team offers diagnosis, treatment, and disease management for several conditions, including:

  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol
  • Cold
  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Heart disease
  • Thyroid disease
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Arthritis
  • Headaches
  • Allergies
  • Rashes
  • Diarrhea 
  • Constipation
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)

The team also offers weight management services for men and women looking to get their weight under control. Family Medical Wellness Center uses the latest advances to help you address your health concerns. The team offers convenient, comprehensive care in a comfortable environment. 

What is preventive care?

In addition to treatment and disease management, primary care plays a major role in the prevention of illness and injury. As a preventive care provider, Dr. Alvi partners with you to develop an in-depth understanding of your health. Along with individualized health screenings, Dr. Alvi helps you identify your health risks and the best ways you can maintain good, long-lasting health. Dr. Alvi and her team offer a number of different preventive care screenings to help stay on top of your health. Some of the screenings include:

  • Blood pressure 
  • Diabetes 
  • Cervical cancer 
  • Breast cancer
  • Depression 
  • Testicular cancer
  • Prostate cancer

The team also provides lab tests and counseling for STD prevention, tobacco cessation, and alcohol/drug use. 

To find out more about primary care services at Family Medical Wellness Center, call or book an appointment online today.