CenterHealth Medical
Family Medicine
Primary Care & Aesthetic & Wellness Clinic located in Downtown Flushing, Flushing, NY
Family Medicine services offered in Downtown Flushing, Flushing, NY

Everyone should have a reliable family medicine doctor for routine exams and ailments that pop up. If you’re looking for a reputable family medicine physician, Wan Tan Chang, MD, and the CenterHealth Medical team provide this valuable service to Flushing and the greater New York community. Dr. Chang offers annual physicals and comprehensive care to people of all ages. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Chang, call the office today, or request an appointment online.

Family Medicine Q & A

What is family medicine?

Family medicine is the basis of all other forms of medicine. Your family medicine provider is your primary contact for managing your health through routine visits and physical exams.

A family medicine practitioner provides comprehensive care to people of all ages — from babies to seniors. As a family medicine doctor, Dr. Chang provides you and your family with preventive care in addition to customized treatments.

A family medicine doctor also provides urgent care for minor injuries and evaluates and manages chronic medical problems. They also have knowledge related to sports medicine and refer you to specialists as needed.


What does family medicine treat?

Dr. Chang provides treatment for a variety of different health conditions. He offers customized care for acute ailments and chronic problems. Some of the common health issues a family medicine doctor treats include:

  • Minor injuries
  • The flu
  • Sore throat
  • Ear infections
  • Bronchitis
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Asthma 
  • Arthritis
  • STDs

Family medicine is an all-encompassing form of medical care that provides you and your family with everything you need to stay healthy and on top of future medical problems.

You can contact a family medicine physician when you have an acute injury like a sprain or laceration or if you’re suffering from the stomach flu for fast and effective treatment.


What’s included in family medicine?

Family medicine isn’t just about treatments. Dr. Chang offers preventive care to help you avoid getting sick in the first place.

Family medicine provides routine care and support for you and your family. Some of the services Dr. Chang offers include:

  • Immunizations
  • Routine exams
  • Well, baby and child visits
  • Health risk assessments
  • Health education
  • Screening tests

Dr. Chang also helps you manage chronic conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. He evaluates your specific situation and provides you with lifestyle guidance and medications to keep your condition under control.

If you require specialized treatments Dr. Chang can't provide, he refers you to a specialist who offers customized care for more complex medical problems. For example, if you need chemotherapy or cancer care, Dr. Chang refers you to an oncologist.

If you need a compassionate family care physician, call CenterHealth Medical today, or book a consultation online.