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AllergiesAfter allergy testing provided during your initial visit, allergy drops are ordered and provided monthly. These allergy drops are placed under the tongue each morning.
OsteoporosisMediCenter family practice encompasses all areas of general health care with a special emphasis on disease prevention. Some of the preventive services we offer include heart disease prevention, diabetes testing and treatment, and osteoporosis screening. We also have lab draw, x-ray, and ultrasound capabilities on-site.
Weight ManagementMediCenter often loans out some of its weight loss equipment to local gyms, with its metabolic rate machine being a big favorite, allowing those interested in losing weight an opportunity to measure their metabolism at a fraction of the cost of what insurances normally pay hundreds of dollars for.
Nutritional CounselingLeah Streich, RD, MCHS, PA-C, our new Certified Physician Assistant and Nationally certified Registered Dietitian, is a welcome addition to the Provider group at MediCenter. She is a long time passionate teacher of healthy lifestyle and disease prevention, having provided one-on-one nutrition counseling, group nutrition education, facilitation of diabetes support groups, and organization and management of diabetes prevention and management programs. Leah is excited to share her knowledge, passion, and experience, bringing these programs to the great people of the Kenai Peninsula!
Pediatric CareDeanna began her nursing career as a staff nurse in hospital settings from 1994 to 2002 gaining experience primarily in Pediatrics, Labor and Delivery, Mother Baby Nursing, and Nursery Care. She started her first nursing leadership job in 2002. She has worked as a nurse leader over her 10-plus years of management experience in large hospital settings such as Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Sherman Health, Rush University Health Systems, and Providence Health and Services. Deanna takes great pride in being a supportive and transformational leader with a heart and desire to help staff members grow in their skills and confidence while providing high quality care to patients.
Primary CareUsually held at home show each year in April. Look for our Patient Centered Primary Care Medical Home Booth to get a free preventative screening and medical consultations. We will post on our website what we will be focusing on a month before the Home Show.
Family PracticeRob is very personable and has had a diverse role in Medicine. He has a special interest in lab, allergy medicine, family practice, and a taking care of the whole family. He enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife and children along with other family members. Like many Alaskans, he loves adventure and the outdoors.
Emergency CareDr. Carlson completed his residency in Emergency Medicine in Pennsylvania. Soon after he finished, he and his family moved back to the Kenai and he started practicing medicine in his home town. Dr. Carlson has a passion for preventive medicine and focuses on keeping you healthy as well as treating your immediate illness. He is also Emergency Medicine Board Certified. With his experience, he plays a big part in our urgent care portion of the clinic.
Urinary IncontinenceUrinary incontinence (UI) is the involuntary leakage of urine or loss of urinary control. UI occurs in men and women of every age and children, but is more common in mature adults. We have effective treatments specifically for women. Men generally experience frequent urination after middle-age, which may be related to an enlarged prostate. Just because a prostate is enlarged does not mean it is cancerous. A simple diagnostic test can determine if cancer is present. Children experience UI for reasons that are very different from adults and their UI may, in fact, be perfectly normal. But it is important to diagnose your child’s condition to determine if there is a medical abnormality that can be treated.
AutismThis is what experts are saying about Autism and ADD, “You cannot call autism a developmental disability or disorder; it is like calling a brain tumor a headache. “Autism” is merely one symptom of an underlying disease process that affects the immunological system, the gastrointestinal system and the toxicological system, as well as the neurological system.”
ChemotherapyIf you or your child does have a tumor, our doctors will determine a course of treatment based on the stage of the tumor. Radiation and chemotherapy are effective, but more often, surgery is the most reliable option. An advantage of surgery is that it gives our doctors the opportunity to definitively check other organs and parts of the body to determine whether cancer has spread beyond the tumor site.
UltrasoundThe field of Phlebology is relatively new, receiving status as an independent specialty by the American Medical Association in 2005. Consequently, formal residency training programs have not yet been created by medical schools or universities and board certification was not offered until the exam became available in May of 2008. The recent explosion in interest in Phlebology by physicians and patients has been in large part due to advances in ultrasound diagnosis and laser therapy–which have dramatically simplified and improved the results of treatment of varicose vein disease.
MRIInstitute urologists and oncologists can conduct exams to determine if you or your child has a kidney tumor, such as blood and urine tests, X-ray, CT scan, ultrasound and/or MRI.
Kidney StonesNormally, a kidney stone does not cause pain while it remains in the kidney. But when it travels through the urinary system, a stone can create a blockage, causing sudden, intense pain. This means that a person with a kidney stone may not have any symptoms and, in fact, may not even be aware that he or she has a stone.
UrologyRobert Allen, MD FACS has more than 20 years of experience in both adult and pediatric urology.After undergraduate studies at Emory University he received his medical degree from The Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He then completed a urology residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu. After residency, he completed a Pediatric Urology fellowship at the renowned University of Minnesota Medical Center. He has held many positions including urology residency training program director and chief of urology at two major Army medical centers. He has spent over 15 years teaching both urology and pediatric residents. More recently he served as Chief of Urology and Chief of Pediatric Urology at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis Washington.
Minimally Invasive SurgeryInstitute urologists employ the most advanced diagnostic techniques to determine the underlying cause of incontinence. Some types of UI can be treated with medications or minimally invasive surgery, while other types of UI may require more extensive surgery. For women patients who do not respond to these approaches, we offer a scientifically advanced, high-tech treatment called “ InterStim Therapy,” which involves implanting a pacemaker-like device to stimulate bladder-brain nerve communication.
Reconstructive SurgeryDr. Allen is a member of many professional societies to include the American Urological Association and the Society of Government Service Urologists. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a recognized expert in pediatric urology and pediatric reconstructive surgery. He has extensive clinical and surgical experience, has participated in many national clinical research trials and has published numerous papers in peer reviewed professional journals and medical texts.
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ThyroidThyroid disorders—most commonly low thyroid activity, resulting in impaired energy and cognitive function. A similar problem is autoimmune thyroid disorder.
Manual TherapyDr. Schurig loves taking care of families and their medical needs. He also takes a special interest in diabetes and the metabolic problems which accompany it. As an Osteopath, Dr. Schurig has a great deal of experience with bone and joint problems and Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy. He also is very skilled in removing unwanted moles, cysts, warts and lipomas.
Physical TherapyMediCenter is proud to announce that Leon Richard, MSPT is now actively heading up our new Physical Therapy Department. Leon Richard earned his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy with Honors from Husson College in Maine. Through many of his life experiences in firefighting, law enforcement, weightlifting, martial arts and many other strenuous physical activities, Leon gained an appreciation for the human body and a passion for thoroughly understanding how it works.
Laparoscopic SurgeryIf surgery is necessary, we work with you to restore urinary control through techniques that do not leave visible scars and are less invasive than laparoscopic surgery. Both surgical and InterStim treatments produce excellent long-term results.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)Do you think your child has symtoms of ADHD or Autism? If so, please come to Medicenter where we are trained in some of the newest techniques to helping behavior, gut issues and much
PsychiatryLeah graduated from the University of Washington, MEDEX program (one of the top ten PA programs in the nation). Leah also comes with training and experience including women’s health, psychiatry, urgent care, and loves working with children. She has worked in private practice, rural, and hospital settings and is eager to be a huge part of your family’s Primary Care Medical Home here at MediCenter.
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