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Primary Care Specialist

Thirlby Clinic, PLC

Internal Medicine & Family Medicine located in Traverse City, MI

A primary care practice focuses on all your bodily systems and addresses all of your medical concerns. For compassionate, patient-centered care in Traverse City, Michigan, trust the team at Thirlby Clinic, PLC. Come to the office for a routine check-up, to manage chronic disease, promote well-woman (or well-man) care, or find relief from an immediate illness or injury. Make your appointment by phone or schedule online today.

Primary Care Q & A

What is a primary care practice?

As a primary care practice, Thirlby Clinic, PLC, provides check-ups, immunizations, blood testing, urgent care, and chronic disease management.

Preventive care is also an important part of primary care services. This includes recommendations for a health-supporting diet, exercise, and lifestyle habits, as well as guidance when it comes to health screenings, like colonoscopies and mammograms.

What specific services are offered at a primary care practice?

Thirlby Clinic, PLC, offers same-day appointments for immediate health concerns, such as flu symptoms, rash, or complications with a chronic condition.

Specific services include:

  • Diabetic checks
  • Heart disease management
  • Hypertension evaluation
  • Arthritis management
  • Sprains and strains
  • Cold and flu
  • Minor to moderate lacerations that
  • may need stitches
  • Annual exams
  • Men’s health and women’s health support

Thirlby Clinic, PLC, features an on-site phlebotomy lab so any needed blood tests can be collected and run conveniently, without having to make an appointment at an unfamiliar office.

How does primary care help with my care coordination?

If you have a complicated case that requires customized care, the staff at Thirlby Clinic, PLC, coordinates your care with a specialist. The team works with you to streamline communication using electronic records. Relevant health information is available via a patient portal.

The team shares your goals and objectives with specialists and other caregivers, so your needs are always met. They also provide a guide to community resources in the area, so you get the comprehensive health support you require and deserve.

What are the benefits of having a primary care doctor?

Thirlby Clinic, PLC, offers same-day appointments and access to providers 24 hours a day, seven days per week. The staff is committed to serving your health needs respectfully and professionally.

As your primary care provider, Thirlby Clinic, PLC, keeps all your medical records in a central place. This means the providers can detect specific health patterns that are of concern expediently. The earlier a health problem is detected, the easier it is to manage and treat. 

Having a central group of health providers you can trust makes it easier to access care when you need it.

For all your primary care health needs, contact Thirlby Clinic, PLC. Request an appointment by phone or schedule online today.