Family Medicine Specialist

Virtue Medical

Family Medicine & Aesthetics located in Lee’s Summit, MO

If you have children, a spouse, parents, and other family members in your household, finding a family medicine physician allows you to get care in the same place for all ages. At Virtue Medical in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Chad Sharky, DO, and his team provide family medicine services like diagnostic testing, preventive care, and chronic disease management to members of the clinic. To book an appointment for yourself or a loved one, call Virtue Medical, or schedule online today.

Family Medicine Q & A

What is family medicine?

Family medicine is a specialty in medical care that includes services directed at patients of all ages. This means that your whole family can receive the age-specific care they need in one place, including babies, children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly.

Finding a reliable family medicine specialist for yourself and the members of your family helps alleviate the stress and frustration of finding one specialist per age group. The family medicine care you receive at Virtue Medical allows you and your family to communicate with the same practitioner, who gets to know your family’s history, beliefs, and preferences. 

What does family medicine involve?

The family medicine services available at Virtue Medical include several types of care with a wide range of available procedures and treatments. As members of Virtue Medical, your family’s medical care includes:

Diagnostic services

Diagnostic tests like urinalysis, strep tests, flu tests, and skin biopsies can give your physician direct, measurable information about your health. 

Preventive care

Preventive care helps you avoid illnesses and injuries, or at least minimize your chances of getting them. Preventive care at Virtue Medical includes disease screening, immunizations, and physical exams. 

Urgent care and sick visits

Urgent care involves treatments and services for mild-to-moderate illnesses and injuries that aren’t a threat to your life. The family practitioners at Virtue Medical can diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions, including cold, flu, rashes, lacerations, strep throat, and small broken bones. 

Chronic disease management

Chronic diseases affect your well-being for a long time, often for the rest of your life. They include diabetes, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, and obesity among many others. The team helps you manage your symptoms and avoid complications with ongoing care. 

Which benefits does family medicine include?

Choosing Virtue Medical for family medicine services comes with a number of unique benefits that you and the closest members of your family can enjoy. By becoming members at Virtue Medical, you and your family can receive:

  • Same-day appointments
  • Virtual or telehealth visits
  • 60-minute appointments
  • Providers on-call all day, every day
  • Home visits
  • Discounts on imaging and lab tests

You can also cancel your membership at any time as there are no long-term agreements involved with membership at Virtue Medical.

To explore the family medicine services available to you and your family at Virtue Medical, call the office, or request an appointment online today.