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Family Medicine Specialist

A&U Family Medicine

Family Medicine located in Riverstone, Sugar Land, TX

Seeing a family medicine physician for your primary health care needs is essential to help detect or manage chronic diseases before serious complications arise. At A&U Family Medicine in Sugar Land, Texas, Hammad Zaidi, MD, and his experienced medical team treat entire families, including men, women, and children, in a welcoming environment. To schedule your next wellness exam or sick visit, call A&U Family Medicine today or use the online booking tool.

Family Medicine Q & A

What is family medicine?

Family medicine involves the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of primary care-related health conditions. Examples include:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Allergies and asthma
  • Heart problems
  • Arthritis
  • Thyroid disorders and other hormone imbalances
  • Illnesses 
  • STDs
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

The experienced family medicine team at A&U Family Medicine treats patients of all ages, including men, women, and children, using the most innovative technology and techniques available. They offer an onsite lab, ultrasound, and travel medicine for added patient convenience.

What should I expect during my appointment?

During your family medicine appointment at A&U Family Medicine, you’re greeted by warm, welcoming staff. Dr. Zaidi and his team also complete the following during your visit:

Medical history review

During a medical history review, Dr. Zaidi asks you about medications you take and reviews any medical diagnoses. He discusses the symptoms you have and past surgeries. Dr. Zaidi also answers questions you have about your health.

Physical exam

During a physical exam, Dr. Zaidi checks your vital signs and examines you or your child from head to toe to make sure you’re in good health. In children, he ensures they are growing and developing normally and might also check hearing and vision.

Diagnostic testing

The diagnostic tests Dr. Zaidi may recommend for you, or your child depends on your symptoms and risk factors. He might recommend blood tests to detect high blood sugar or high cholesterol, a throat swab to check for strep throat, urine tests, ultrasound, or other imaging tests to diagnose certain medical conditions.

Will I require treatment?

The treatment you receive, if any, at A&U Family Medicine depends on whether you have an acute illness or chronic disease. For example, Dr. Zaidi might recommend you take medications, receive insulin or joint injections, make lifestyle changes, or see a specialist if you have a complicated condition.

He and his team offer hormone therapy, contraception, and immunizations, including for the flu and tetanus, pneumonia, and meningitis.

Take control of your health to prevent chronic diseases or properly manage them to avoid serious complications. Schedule an appointment with A&U Family Medicine over the phone or online today.