The Family Medicine department at AMNM is the central and primary point of care for all the family members of all genders and ages. A family medicine doctor’s scope of abilities embodies health promotion, disease prevention, health related awareness, basic education, and information about preemptive healthcare measures. Along with diagnosing and curing acute and chronic illnesses, a family medicine physician can also perform routine patient check-ups such as health-risk assessments, and in-person counseling on the importance and workings of a healthy lifestyle.

Diagnoses and Treatment

  • What do the doctors/providers commonly treat?
  • General and Preventive Care, Routine Health Check Up and Maintenance
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Geriatric Care
  • Diagnosis and treatment of acute illness such as:
    • Urinary tract infection
    • Pneumonia/bronchitis
    • Gastroenteritis
    • Upper respiratory infection
  • Care of Chronic Conditions
    • Lipid disorders
    • Diabetes Mellitus
    • Cholesterol disorders
    • Anemia
    • Hypertension
    • Chronic Lung Disease (Asthma, COPD)
    • Gastrointestinal disorders
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • Obesity
    • Gastroenterology and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Psychiatric disorders (Depression and Anxiety)
    • Headache (Migraine, Tension Headache…)
    • Thyroid dysfunction
  • What procedures do the providers commonly perform?
  • Comprehensive Physical Exams
  • Ordering and Interpretation of laboratory and imaging tests
  • Preventive medicine
  • Screening for chronic diseases and cancers to detect them in early stages        
  • Complete lifestyle assessment focusing on stress management and promoting healthy daily habits

Dr. Maya Tawk

Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine