Hypertension

Santa Cruz Direct Primary Care -  - Family Medicine

Santa Cruz Direct Primary Care

Family Medicine located in Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Direct Primary Care is dedicated to reducing the burden of hypertension. As family physicians, we are knowledgeable and experienced in the primary care of patients with hypertension. We offer screening and counseling for the prevention and lifestyle management of hypertension. We utilize evidence-based guidelines, in conjunction with shared-decision making, to formulate a personalized care plan. Office-based EKG aids in the diagnosis of hypertension and for pre-operative assessments. For convenience and cost-savings, we dispense a variety of prescription blood pressure medicines. We collaborate with local specialist, as needed, to ensure your cardiovascular care is optimized. To learn more Hypertension Care at Santa Cruz Direct Primary Care, please call or schedule a meet-and-greet visit.

Hypertension

How does Santa Cruz Direct Primary Care optimize management of Hypertension?  

As family physicians, we are familiar and experienced with all aspects of hypertension.  

  • We actively screen and promote strategies for the early detection of hypertension and the prevention of its complications.   
  • Through extended visits and continuity of care, we obtain relevant history, exam findings, laboratory studies, and cardiovascular tests to understand all aspects of your diagnosis.   
  • We explore the social and psychological determinants of hypertension for our patients. 
  • Through evidence-based counseling and shared decision making, we make a personalized treatment plan that incorporates lifestyle and medication management.
  • We offer in-office EKG for the evaluation of acute cardiac concerns, monitoring of complications of chronic heart disease, and for pre-operative exams.
  • We collaborate with cardiologists, sleep specialists, nephrologists, and other specialists as needed, to ensure the fullest understanding of your hypertension.   
  • For convenience and cost-savings, we prescribe and dispense several common blood pressure medications on-site.  

To learn more about Hypertension at Santa Cruz Direct Primary Care, please call or schedule a meet-and-greet visit today.