Family Practice Specialist

Night & Day Medical

Family Medicine Practice located in Midtown East & Washington Heights, New York, NY

Family practice truly serves every member of your family, whether you’re worried about your child’s teething, you have a teenager who needs a sports physical, or an adult needs help with diabetes or a heart condition. Dr. Cluny Lefevre and Dr. Joseph Ahram at Night and Day Medical in the Midtown East and Washington Heights neighborhoods in New York City provide the full scope of services needed by patients of all ages, giving each one the individualized attention they deserve. Whether you’re sick or need preventive care, you can schedule an appointment using online booking or by calling one of the offices in Manhattan in New York City.

Family Practice Q & A

What is family practice?

Physicians specializing in family practice are highly trained and well-qualified to diagnose and treat the variety of health problems that affect patients at every age, from newborns to honored older adults.

The family specialists at Night and Day Medical value the long-term relationships they establish with their patients. As they get to know your personal health and history, they recommend treatments and work with you to find the best solutions for your health needs.

What services are available?

As experienced family practitioners, the providers at Night and Day Medical offer the full scope of services needed by children and adults. You can count on prompt medical care for issues like cuts, sprains, flu, headaches, ear infections, and other common problems.

In addition to treating acute illnesses, these are just a few examples of other essential services available at Night and Day Medical:

  • Well-child care: newborn checkups, routine checkups, developmental screening
  • Women’s health: gynecologic care, birth control, low-risk obstetric care
  • Men’s health: testicular exams, prostate cancer screening
  • Geriatric care: nutrition, vision and hearing, balance, functional and social assessments
  • Physicals: annual, sports, school, immigration, CDL
  • Vaccinations and immunizations as needed for children and adults
  • Nutrition assessment and dietary counseling
  • Weight loss and health management following bariatric surgery

How are chronic health conditions managed?

Chronic health conditions are long-term diseases that can’t be cured but can be controlled with treatments that help stop the disease from worsening.

Examples of chronic conditions treated at Night and Day Medical include:

  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • High blood pressure
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Heart disease and heart failure
  • Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

The team at Night and Day Medical track your chronic disease, diligently measuring biomarkers that show whether it’s well-controlled or getting worse. Then they work with each patient, developing a customized management plan.

Depending on your disease and overall health, your plan may include:

  • Dietary changes: reducing foods that contribute to disease and boosting overall nutrition
  • Exercise recommendations: activity improves blood circulation and lowers blood sugar and blood pressure.
  • Weight loss: losing just 10-15 pounds helps manage many types of chronic disease
  • Medications: many different medications are available to control each type of disease

When you need expert medical care for anyone in your family, call Night and Day Medical or use online booking to schedule an appointment.