Primary Care

Primary Care Specialist
Having a primary care doctor makes it easier to coordinate all of your medical care because they act as your information and treatment hub. Husband and wife team Ngozi Ude-Oshiyoye, MD and Kolawale Oshiyoye, MD, look after your general health and help you take preventive care of your body. If you’re looking for a primary care provider in Martinsburg, West Virginia, make an appointment at Apple Valley Family Medicine by phone or online.

Primary Care

Apple Valley Family Medicine

What can my primary doctor see me for?

You probably think of your primary care doctor as the person you see for yearly exams and medication checks. But Dr. Ude-Oshiyoye and Dr. Oshiyoye also provide pediatric care and walk-in services for sudden illness or injury. They’re even available to help you manage chronic conditions such as:

  • Diabetes management
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Arthritis
  • Dementia
  • Obesity

Why do I need a primary care doctor?

Many insurance carriers require you to choose a primary care provider to coordinate your medical care and provide referrals to specialists. Aside from this requirement, it’s also practical to have a regular doctor you can see as different issues arise.

For example, if you develop an infection or bronchitis, you have someone to turn to instead of waiting in line for an unfamiliar doctor at an urgent care. Dr. Ude-Oshiyoye and Dr. Oshiyoye even offer walk-in appointments to their regular patients.

With chronic conditions you can see your familiar primary care provider for specialized treatments and ongoing follow-up care. For example, if you have diabetes, Dr. Ude-Oshiyoye and Dr. Oshiyoye can create a custom treatment plan that addresses your needs and helps manage your blood sugar. They can also offer treatments like giving you joint injections for arthritis or prescribing obesity medicine to help you lose weight.

If you were to see different doctors each time, you’d have to start over from the beginning and transfer your medical records each time. It’s much more convenient to appoint Dr. Ude-Oshiyoye and Dr. Oshiyoye as your point of contact for all medical care.

How do I choose a primary care provider?

You have a lot of factors to take into consideration when choosing a primary care doctor. You may make your decision based on logistics, your doctor’s qualifications, and your doctor’s bedside manner.

Logistics

An accessible location and sufficient schedule availability are important considerations when setting up a long term primary care partnership. In addition, you should consider your insurance coverage. Your out-of-pocket expenses will be less costly if Dr. Ude-Oshiyoye and Dr. Oshiyoye are covered by your insurance.

Qualifications and expertise

Do some research about your doctor’s medical background to make sure they understand your personal health issues. You can read about Dr. Ude-Oshiyoye and Dr. Oshiyoye in the About the Practice. Their combined training in family medicine gives them a wide-ranging knowledge base.

Personality match

Your doctor should be attentive to your needs and make you feel comfortable. It’s important to have a doctor with a compatible personality. The warmth and competence of Dr. Ude-Oshiyoye or Dr. Oshiyoye are evident from the first meeting.

From obesity medicine and diabetes management, to joint injections and sick visits, Apple Valley Family Medicine offers the latest medical innovations, providing the highest quality of care. They are dedicated to supporting you with the resources and care you need to regain your health, whatever your condition may be.

If you’d like to set up a consultation to meet Dr. Ude-Oshiyoye or Dr. Oshiyoye, give the clinic a call or use the online scheduler. Dr. Ude-Oshiyoye and Dr. Oshiyoye provide a wide spectrum of services; call their office for more information regarding additional services.

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