Yearly physicals offer peace of mind, preventive care, and optimal health. In Apple Valley, California, Hisham Abukamleh, MD, offers annual, sports, work, and school physicals for men and women. Schedule your next physical with Dr. Abukamleh by calling the office or using the online booking feature today.

What are physicals?

Physicals with Dr. Abukamleh are medical exams that allow him to assess your overall health and screen for diseases and their risk factors. Dr. Abukamleh also offers treatments for many common medical concerns many adults face. He focuses on preventive care to minimize the risk of complications.

Who is a candidate for physicals?

Everyone benefits from undergoing a physical on a yearly basis, as early detection and treatment of common concerns is vital to experience the best health outcomes. You might need a physical for your job, school, or to play sports. Dr. Abukamleh completes all types of physicals to address your specific needs.

What should I bring to a physical?

Come prepared to your physical by bringing the following:

  • Photo ID
  • List of current medications
  • Vaccine records
  • Insurance card if you have one
  • Form of payment
  • Sports, school, or work physical exam form (if needed)
  • Glasses, contacts, or hearing aids if you wear them

Be prepared to discuss your medical history and any other pertinent information about your health.

What happens during physicals?

During a physical, Dr. Abukamleh assesses your body weight, body mass index (BMI), reflexes, blood pressure, and pulse. 

He asks about your symptoms, personal and family history of disease, medications, lifestyle habits, and concerns or questions you may have. 

During a physical exam, Dr. Abukamleh screens for signs of potential problems. He assesses your eyes, ears, breathing, throat, neck, heartbeat, and more. 

You might complete a hearing or vision screening, blood test, urine testing, sexually transmitted disease (STD) screening, heart function testing, lung function tests, or additional diagnostic tests, depending on your symptoms and risk factors. 

Dr. Abukamleh offers vaccinations, medication prescriptions, medical weight management, and other treatments if necessary. He signs any physical forms you might need for work or school.

Dr. Hisham Abukamleh, MD, also provides specialist referrals for complex medical conditions and follows-up to ensure you maintain superior health. Unless you need more frequent physicals because of a chronic disease, schedule a physical exam on a yearly basis.

Schedule physicals with Hisham Abukamleh, MD, by calling the office or booking an appointment online today.