Primary Care


Primary Care

Having a compassionate primary care specialist to turn to for general medical concerns is vital to staying healthy and minimizing your risk of medical issues. In Apple Valley, California, Hisham Abukamleh, MD, offers comprehensive primary care services to address illnesses, injuries, and diseases. Schedule an evaluation with Dr. Abukamleh by phone or request one online today.

What is primary care?

Primary care with Dr. Abukamleh includes medical exams, diagnostic assessments, and treatments necessary to keep you in good health. He is board-certified in internal medicine and highly trained in primary care diagnostics and treatments for men and women in all life stages.

Which conditions does primary care address?

Dr. Abukamleh uses primary care to diagnose and properly manage:

  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Diabetes
  • Lung diseases
  • Obesity
  • Heart disease
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Illnesses
  • Injuries
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions

Dr. Abukamleh determines the root cause of your symptoms or helps you manage a disease to lessen the risk of a heart attack, stroke, and other complications.

He focuses on preventive medicine to keep you healthy and minimize the risk of medical issues and offers same-day sick visits when time is of the essence. 

What happens during primary care appointments?

During primary care visits with Dr. Abukamleh, he completes a medical evaluation. He weighs you, establishes your body mass index (BMI), and evaluates your disease risk factors. He also checks your vital signs and discusses your medical history. Dr. Abukamleh reviews your personal and family history of disease, medications, lifestyle habits, symptoms, and goals. 

You might need blood testing, tissue swabs, urine tests, or other diagnostic tests to determine if you have a medical issue requiring treatment or are properly managing a chronic disease. 

Dr. Abukamleh offers vaccinations to reduce the chance of contracting an illness or disease. He provides treatment recommendations that may include:

  • Watchful waiting
  • Diet, exercise, and other lifestyle changes
  • Dietary supplements
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Prescription medications
  • Minor in-office procedures
  • Medically supervised weight management
  • Injections
  • Birth control for women

He personalizes a treatment plan based on your needs, goals, and preferences and follows up to ensure your treatment works and you remain as healthy as possible. 

How often should I schedule primary care visits?

Schedule a primary care appointment with Dr. Abukamleh every year for a physical, or if you become sick, develop unusual symptoms, desire weight loss, are due for vaccinations, or have questions about your health. If you don’t know if you should schedule an appointment, call Dr. Abukamleh’s office, and a friendly specialist will happily assist you over the phone.

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