Primary Care

Primary Care

Primary Care services offered in Houston, TX

If you’re searching for superior primary care services, consider AZ Health and Wellness Clinic in Houston, Texas. Experienced nurse practitioner ​​Khaula Mehdi Raza, AGPC, NP, specializes in primary care, preventive care, and wellness. Call the office to schedule a physical, sick visit, or diagnostic testing, or use the online booking tab today.

Primary Care Q&A

What is primary care?

Primary care services include general medicine evaluations, diagnostic testing, and treatment whenever needed. AZ Health and Wellness Clinic also offers health screenings and other preventive medicine services to reduce your chance of getting ill or developing a chronic disease.

Primary care services available at the practice include:

  • Chronic care management
  • Sick visits
  • Annual physicals
  • Sports physicals
  • COVID-19, flu, and strep testing
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and treatment
  • Wound care
  • Fracture care
  • Suture removal
  • Medication prescriptions
  • Medication refills 
  • Pain management
  • Hormone treatments 
  • Onsite lab testing
  • Onsite imaging
  • Vaccinations 

Your primary care specialist offers an array of general medicine services that keep you as healthy as possible. 

Who benefits from primary care?

AZ Health and Wellness Clinic cares for adult patients struggling with:

  • Illnesses
  • Wounds
  • Minor injuries
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes 
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol)
  • Hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone)
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Dehydration
  • Sudden pain
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Back pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Joint pain

If you or a loved one experiences a life-threatening condition, dial 911 or head to a nearby emergency room.

What should I expect during primary care visits?

During primary care appointments, a friendly specialist greets you, weighs you, and checks your vital signs. Khaula discusses your medical history, symptoms, lifestyle, medications, and more before completing a physical exam.

Depending on your symptoms and risk factors, she may suggest you undergo diagnostic testing, such as cholesterol screening, other blood tests, urine testing, or heart function tests.

To treat a chronic disease, you might make healthy lifestyle changes, such as eating nutritious foods, getting more exercise, not smoking, reducing stress, and avoiding excessive alcohol consumption. 

Additional treatments for chronic diseases include:

  • Watchful waiting
  • Medically supervised weight loss 
  • Dietary supplements 
  • Medications
  • Hormone therapy 
  • Inhalers 
  • Injections
  • Nasal sprays 
  • Medical procedures

If you need treatment, Khaula tailors one personalized to your diagnosis and treatment preferences. She offers specialist referrals as needed and follows up with you to ensure your treatment is effective and you stay as healthy as possible.

When should I schedule primary care appointments?

Book primary care visits at AZ Health and Wellness Clinic annually for checkups, anytime you need a physical for sports, or if you become ill or injured. See Khaula if you have any concerns or questions about your health or develop unusual symptoms.

Call the AZ Health and Wellness Clinic to book a primary care appointment, or use the online scheduler today.