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Good Health Made Easy

Luminis Health Primary Care provides empathetic, patient-centered care for your entire family.

From yearly check-ups to more extensive, long-term care, we are your first line of defense in prevention, wellness, and treatment of sickness. This includes making recommendations to an appropriate specialist if needed. As your medical home base, our goal is to treat your illness, coordinate your care, keep you healthy, and address your questions and concerns.

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Our practices focus on the whole patient by offering:

  • Health promotion and maintenance 
  • Disease prevention
  • Patient education 
  • Diagnosis, treatment, and management of acute and chronic illnesses 
  • Annual check-ups and vaccinations
  • Medication management
  • Specialist referrals

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Luminis Health Primary Care is about wellness made easy, including:

  • Convenient locations
  • Same-day appointments for existing patients
  • Acceptance of almost all insurances
  • Access to your doctor with MyChart, our secure online health portal  ​​​​​

GUIDELINES FOR WHEN TO BE SEEN

18-39

Screenings to be completed annually.

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Both Men and Women:

  • A cholesterol check should be completed in your twenties, and then annually once you turn 35; it will be checked every five years if normal, annually if you have risk factors

Women:

  • Exam for breast lumps
  • Pelvic exam
  • Pap smear should be conducted every three years starting at the age of 21

Men:

  • Testicular exam

40-64

The screenings in the 18-39 age group should continue to be completed annually, or as recommended by your physician, in addition to those listed in this age group.

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Both Men and Women:

  • Full body scan for suspicious moles or skin lesions should be completed annually, as well as fasting blood sugar levels for signs of diabetes
  • Colonoscopy should be completed at age 50 or ten years earlier than the youngest family member with colon cancer; with normal results, colorectal cancer screenings should be completed every 10 years

Women:

  • Mammograms start at the age of 40 and should be done annually; if breast cancer runs in your family or you have other risk factors, you may need to begin regular mammograms at an earlier age

Men:

  • Prostate screenings start at the age 50 unless you are a high-risk individual then you start at the age of 40

65 Years and older

Many of the screenings in the 18-64 age group should still be completed annually, in addition to a few you should start at the age of 65.

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Both Men and Women:

  • Starting at the age of 65, men and women should have a bone density study every 2 - 5 years; this may start at the age of 60 if you’re in a high-risk population
  • Ask your physician about need for pneumococcal and shingles vaccinations
  • Pneumonia vaccine every five years for certain conditions and risk factors
  • Height and weight (shrinking height could be a sign of osteoporosis)
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  • Aetna HMO PPO
  • BCBS of Maryland
  • BCBS DC (Regional)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry HMO and PPO
  • Federal Employee’s Workman’s Comp
  • First Health
  • Healthnet/Tricare
  • Conifer
  • Johns Hopkins (EHP, Priority Partners MCO, US Family Health Plan)
  • Maryland Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • REACH Program
  • United Healthcare, MAMSI, One NET PPO, Community Plan MCO, formerly called Americhoice
  • University of Maryland Health Partners MCO (formerly Riverside Health)
  • State and County Breast and Cervical Cancer Programs (applicable practices)