Wellness visits are a great way for you to take charge and stay on top of your health by exploring the many measures you can take to prevent illness and disease. Through consistent monitoring, Dr. Payum Abdarbashi and Dr. Dilip Anmangandla of Pacific MD in Woodland Hills and Agoura Hills, California, are able to recommend preventive measures and healthy behaviors based on your specific background and risk factors.
While many of the same procedures and tests are conducted at both exams, there are some differences. During a wellness exam, Dr. Abdarbashi and Dr. Anmangandla will still check your vitals and measurements, like height and weight, but place more emphasis on preventive measure, especially if you are in a higher risk categories, like pregnancy or advanced age. They also discuss which screenings are appropriate for your age, stage in life, and existing conditions. For older patients, Dr. Abdarbashi and Dr. Anmangandla also check for cognitive impairments.
No matter your age, wellness exams are a great way to keep track of your health and discuss measures you can take in every stage of life to ensure optimum health.
A women’s wellness exam focuses on all the stages in your life, from your younger reproductive years through menopause and beyond. Dr. Abdarbashi and Dr. Anmangandla track and record your progress, focusing on the issues that are unique to women.
Wellness exams for women typically involve checking the following:
If you are pregnant, or planning on becoming pregnant, wellness exams are important in making sure that you are in the best condition possible for the future health of you and your children.
As you enter menopause, changes in your body due to lowered hormone levels bring on a new set of issues your doctor should watch.
Wherever you are in life, Dr. Abdarbashi and Dr. Anmangandla can help navigate the issues that may crop up through annual wellness exams.
As a man, your issues and considerations are addressed at annual wellness exams when your doctor looks at:
Annual wellness exams for men are important for understanding the preventive measure you can take to combat conditions and diseases that are prevalent, and unique, among males.
Often, just getting the right amount of exercise and eating well, while avoiding bad habits like smoking and high alcohol consumption, go a long way toward preventing many health problems from occurring.
Dr. Abdarbashi and Dr. Anmangandla understand the issues unique to men and work individually with you to find solutions that best fit your lifestyle.
At Pacific MD, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a short-list of just some of the most popular plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed here.
"The doctor is thorough, knowledgeable, and I inherently trust him. He listens, cares, and gives his educated feedback without making me feel "less than"."
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"The doctor investigated my medical issues in more detail than previous physicians. I could tell he was personally concerned about my well-being."
"Dr. Abdarbashi delivers a high quality, thorough and efficient care in a very pleasant and beautifully-maintained medical office."
"Both physicians spend the time to ensure that they have a thorough understanding of me as a patient as well as a focus on my health history."
"If you want a thorough doctor, he's your guy. He doesn't rush you out of his office if you have concerns. He's more concerned about my health than I am..."
"Dr. Abdarbashi is patient, caring, and knowledgeable. He will discuss and answer any of your concerns in great detail. I had a wonderful experience!"
"It's so refreshing to meet a doctor that takes his time with you, asks questions and genuinely listens to you. Dr. Dilip is the best!"
"I felt so comfortable with Dr. Dilip from the start, he has a very good demeanor and is highly intelligent. This doctor. is a healer!"
"Dr. Anmangandla's thoughtful care has me feeling better that ever. He always has positive attitude and has been with me step by step for support."
"The staff are very very polite and great. It was life changing for me and my Dad after we visited this doctor."
"Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! No words can describe how phenomenal this doctor is! Excellent manner, and extremely knowledgeable and kind."
"He is an attentive physician, a great listener, and he expedites getting results from outside providers and specialists."
"Dr. Dilip Anmangandla was awesome. He made me feel completely calm and showed great concern for getting me to good health. He listened and listened carefully."
"Pacific MD's staff are so kind. Everybody has a great sense of humor which I particularly appreciate. So glad I found a keeper!"
"Dr. Abdarbashi is the best! It's rare to find a doctor who actually cares and listens. He is kind, professional and will handle all concerns. I'm so glad I found him."
"Dr. Abdarbashi was patient, caring, and friendly by all measures. Will be recommending him to all friends and family in the area."
"I am so happy I found him. He is friendly, professional and listen to my concerns. He genuinely cares about his patients."
"Went in for a general physical here and was very impressed. Beautiful new office and friendly doctor. I have finally found a physician in the valley that I like!"
"Had to get my yearly physical done for work and Dr. Anmangandla was great. I was really happy with the appointment and highly recommend him."
" I would recommend both doctors for any primary care needs. They are excellent and well-rounded physicians with exceptional bedside manner."