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(Image ©Alaa Hamed) On our website we tend to emphasize our weight loss services and cosmetic procedures often at the expensive of our family practice information. So we just want to remind everyone that we are a family practice doctor's office as well. Robert S. Tomchik is board eligible in preventive medicine and has run numerous health departments. You can read more about Doctor Robert Tomchik here. We pride ourselves on being a family owned and operated business that has been serving the cities of Miramar, FL, Pembroke Pines, FL, Hialeah FL, and the rest of South Florida since 1999. You can come in and see us for any medical issue that is not an emergency (you should go to the emergency room for ...Read More
We have the influenza vaccine ready for anyone who wants it, regardless of whether they're a patient of ours, or not. No appointment is required; just walk in. Remember that we have evening and weekend hours available. Check out our hours of operation. We will be charging $29 for the flu shot, if you do not have insurance. If you have insurance we will bill them. That is less expensive than the flu vaccine at CVS, Walgreen's, Publix, and Target, despite the fact that we have the same vaccine they do! The flu vaccine is recommended for children, people above the age of 65, anyone with any immune deficiencies, anyone taking an immune suppressant, and anyone who comes into regular contact with any of ...Read More
(Photographer: Kurhan on stock.xchng) All doctors' offices -- including ours -- charge more for new patient visits than for existing patient visits. This is standard practice among all doctors and doctors' offices, and it is a practice required by commercial insurance companies, Medicare, and all the Medicaid programs throughout the country. When a doctor bills an insurance company for a visit he or she must code it differently if it's a new patient versus return patient. This is something we are required to do. The reason we charge more is simple: new patient visits are more complicated than existing patient visits. The staff and the doctor spend more time with the new patients while they're at the office, and more time working after ...Read More
(Image ©needanewname on deviantART) Diabetes can be a frightening disease. But it is treatable. It is something that you can beat. But you can't do it alone. It is important to be under the care of a medical doctor if you are diabetic or if you have prediabetes. This is true even if you don't have insurance. Remember what we said: diabetes is fatal if not under control. Your life is not something you can afford to be cheap about. Besides, weight loss programs that are any good (shameless plug: learn more about our weight loss program) cost less than the money you spend on the food that you would've been eating had you not been on the program (eat less food and your grocery bill goes ...Read More