UHealth - University of Miami Health System

Primary Care

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UHealth Primary Care

Established in 1965, University of Miami Health System Family Medicine and Community Health was the first academic family medicine department in the country.

UHealth Primary Care Family Medicine is well known and respected for its history of community service as well as for its mission to improve access and the effectiveness of primary medical care throughout the Miami-Dade community.

Specialties:

  • Preventive care, health screening and physical exams for individuals of all ages
  • Annual health evaluations
  • Routine care for women, including Pap smears, pelvic and breast exams
  • Obstetrics, including prenatal care, delivery and postpartum care
  • Newborn and well-child care
  • Physical exams for sports, school and summer camp
  • Flu shots, allergy injections and immunizations
  • Acute care for short-term illness
  • Ongoing care of chronic problems
  • Treatment of complex and long-term medical conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure
  • Biopsy and excision of skin lesions
  • Incision and drainage of abscesses
  • Intrauterine device (IUD) placement and removal
  • Joint injections
  • Lab services
  • Palliative care
  • Special procedures such as flexible sigmoidoscopy, colposcopy, minor surgery (including vasectomy and circumcision)
  • Treatment of minor injuries such as lacerations, as well as casting and splinting sprains and broken bones
  • X-ray, Mammography, Bone Densitometry