Disease Prevention Specialist

Birmingham Royal Oak Medical Group

Holistic Health & Primary Care Practice located in Royal Oak, MI

To keep yourself healthy and free of illness or chronic conditions, turn to Mumtaz George, MD, at Birmingham Royal Oak Medical Group. If you’re in Royal Oak, Michigan, and need to partner with a doctor who specializes in disease prevention, you’ll love Dr. George and his team. Call the office to book an appointment or use the online scheduler to reserve an appointment now.

Disease Prevention Q & A

What are the most common diseases?

Some of the most common diseases that compromise health and end lives prematurely are:

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Respiratory infections
  • Cancer
  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s
  • Communicable disease

At Birmingham Royal Oak Medical Group, Dr. George is passionate about education and makes sure you understand the risks and benefits of your lifestyle and diet choices. He established his state-of-the-art clinic with top technology, comprehensive testing, and extensive partnerships with specialists to give you personalized care and access to the best resources to prevent disease.

What is disease prevention?

Dr. George evaluates your overall health and customizes a plan for you to help you prevent acute and chronic illnesses and diseases. With a signature blend of traditional, holistic, and natural approaches, Dr. George writes a custom health plan just for you. He’s a proponent of a plant-rich diet and creates your plan to prioritize your diet and lifestyle.

What can I expect at a disease-prevention appointment?

At your appointment, Dr. George conducts routine screenings to evaluate your risk of developing a disease. Depending on your age, medical history, family background, and current issues, your appointment is likely to include:

  • Cancer screenings
  • Sexually transmitted disease testing
  • Blood work
  • Cardiovascular health check
  • Blood pressure evaluation
  • Cholesterol screenings
  • Evaluation of blood sugar levels

If you’re due for a vaccination, you’ll have the opportunity to catch up your immunizations at your appointment.

What can I do to help prevent disease?

It’s essential to do what you can to keep chronic conditions at bay. Some of the best ways that you can minimize your chance of developing a disease are:

  • Not smoking
  • Prioritizing sleep
  • Eating a balanced diet with an emphasis on green vegetables
  • Exercising regularly
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Booking regular physical exams

By making your health a priority, you increase your odds of preventing disease and chronic illness. If you have specific concerns, talk to Dr. George about disease reversal and prevention so he can guide you.

To learn more about how you can prevent disease or to schedule a comprehensive physical exam and consultation, call Birmingham Royal Oak Medical Group to schedule a meeting with Dr. George. You can also use the online scheduling feature to book an appointment at your convenience.