A medical condition or disease is chronic if it persists for longer than three months, according to the United States National Center for Health Statistics. It’s acute if it has a sudden onset and a short duration.
Dr. Zakhary makes every effort to ensure he provides efficient and effective treatments for patients with numerous acute conditions.
Many acute conditions are managed and fixed with simple treatments, such as medication and rest, and an initial and follow-up office visit.
Conditions that are acute include:
Dr. Zakhary offers an integrative approach to managing ongoing illnesses. Chronic disease management includes:
Chronic disease management often incorporates preventive and wellness care. Dr. Zakhary also includes numerous additional factors in managing your chronic disease, such as:
Some of the most common chronic diseases include:
While chronic diseases can afflict people of any age, they’re more common in the aging population. According to the National Council of Aging, around 80% of older adults have a chronic disease.
Dr. Zakhary supports you through the phases of your chronic disease and focuses on you as a person, rather than just your illness. The A-Z Internal Medicine team utilize the best quality equipment for specialized testing and screenings to keep on top of your health and ensure your treatment is working.
Dr. Zakhary treats both chronic and acute conditions and values helping patients achieve the best quality of life while living with even the most complex chronic diseases. To visit Dr. Zakhary, call or book your appointment online.
We accept Medicare and most commerical forms of insurance. For any insurance related questions, please call our office.
"I would recommend Dr Adel Zakhary for any family serious about their health."