Procedures

Santa Cruz Direct Primary Care -  - Family Medicine

Santa Cruz Direct Primary Care

Family Medicine located in Santa Cruz, CA

We believe that common procedures should be part of routine primary care. At Santa Cruz Direct Primary Care we administer a variety of in-office procedures (see below) to assist us in the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic medical conditions. Moreover, we believe that procedural care should be affordable. As such, we provide these procedures free of charge, as part of your membership. Simple and transparent. This design not only provides convenience and cost-savings, but it reaffirms our philosophy of direct care. To learn more about office procedures at Santa Cruz Direct Primary Care, please call today or schedule a meet-and-greet visit.

Procedures

What office procedures are offered at Santa Cruz Direct Primary Care?

We provide the following office-based procedures at no extra cost, as part of your monthly membership:  

  • EKG for the evaluation of acute cardiac concerns, monitoring of complications of chronic heart disease, and pre-operative exams
  • In-office tests including urinalysis, rapid strep and flu testing, glucose monitoring, pregnancy testing, TB screening
  • Spirometry and breathing treatments for patients with asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Injections such as steroid-analgesic joint injections for arthritis of shoulders and knees, trigger point injections for myalgia, B12 injections, and vaccination for adults and children (additional costs apply to vaccines)
  • Skin procedures such as simple laceration repair, mole biopsy and removal, incision and drainage (I&D) of abscesses, excision of benign cysts, cryotherapy for warts and benign skin lesions
  • Selected procedures such as earwax removal, ingrown toenail removal
  • Splinting and casting of uncomplicated orthopedic injuries such as acute sprains and simple fractures
  • Wound care for burns and ulcers

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