Adult Health Screening


 

On this page, we have listed all the recommended cancer screens, labs and immunizations recommeded by our physician, based on the guidelines issued by the United States Preventive Services Task Force & the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

 

Routine annual labs

FASTING BLOOD SUGAR

  • All adults ge 19-75, yearly

LIPD PANEL

  • All adults age 19-75, yearly

 

Recommended Adult immunizations

Td every 10 years / TdaP once

  • All adults >19yr


PNEUMOCOCCAL (PPSV 23 preferred to PCV 13)

  • Once at age 65yr or above.
  • Must be repeated at 65yr if given earlier

 

FLU VACCINE

  • Yearly, all patients

 

ZOSTER VACCINE

  • Once at age 65yr or above.

 

VARICELLA

  • 2 doses if not already immunized

 

MMR

  • 2 doses if not already immunized

 

Recommended cancer screening Protocol

 

MAMMOGRAM

  • Females,
  • 40-49 yr: One time only 
  • 50-79 yr: at least every 2 yrs

 

COLON CANCER SCREEN

  • Age 50 -75 yrs, male & female

 

PAP SMEAR (with GC/Chlamydia if sexually active)

  • Females, 18-21yr or at onset of sexual activity till 65 yrs

 

PROSTATE CANCER SCREEN

  • Digital rectal exam & PSA for men >50. Not recommended by USTFPS

 

Important notice.

Please note that routine comprehensive labs and Xrays other than those listed on this page are not recommended by the United States Task Force on Preventive Services, and we advise our patients to only ask for labs and testing that are indicated for their specific condition.  

Call us today!

Now that you know that the adult annual exam is very important, call us today if you or your loved one have not had an annual adult physical in the last 12 months. We accept all insurances. With the Affordable Care Act 'Obamacare' legislation, all insurance companies are mandated to provide free coverage for annual physical exams. And even if you don't have health insurance, we will give you a discount and make sure that the facilites that do your labs, Pap smears and mammogram will also give you a discount through us.

Services

Location
Charter Medical Center
8067 West Virginia Dr
Dallas, TX 75237
Phone: 972-474-3591
Fax: 972-230-5591
Office Hours

Get in touch

972-474-3591