Primary Care Specialist

Oasys Preventive Health Services -  - Holistic Medicine

Oasys Preventive Health Services

Holistic Medicine & Addiction Medicine located in Aurora, CO

When it comes to your health, you need a medical doctor who can manage your whole health, not just your symptoms or disease. At her practice, Oasys Preventive Health Services in Denver, Jacqueline D. Howard, MD, MBA, combines traditional medicine with alternative therapies to provide well-rounded primary care focused on you. To schedule an appointment, call the office today or request an appointment online.

Primary Care Q & A

What is primary care?

Primary care refers to the physician who manages your general health and wellness needs, as well as any illness or disease. Dr. Howard is a general practitioner who went through years of training so she could manage any medical need you may have, whether you need a physician to help you stay on top of your health or one who can help you manage a chronic illness.

Her role as your primary care physician is to promote your health and prevent illness, as well as diagnose and treat any acute or chronic health conditions.

What conditions can a primary care physician manage?

Dr. Howard can manage any acute or chronic illness you may have. Some of the most common conditions she manages include:

  • Cold and flu
  • Ear infections
  • Skin rashes
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Obesity
  • Chronic pain

Dr. Howard also specializes in the management of mental health and offers mental health counseling to those struggling with depression, anxiety, or any other mental health concern. Dr. Howard is an addiction medicine physician and provides targeted care to help you recover from an addiction.

What can I expect from a primary care visit?

Dr. Howard is a compassionate physician who provides comprehensive primary care services. Whether you’re coming to the office for a lingering cough or it’s time for your annual physical, she spends the time needed to understand your specific needs so she can provide the most effective treatment.

During your evaluation, Dr. Howard reviews your health concerns and medical history and then performs a comprehensive physical exam. Based on the information gathered, she provides her treatment recommendations.

At Oasys Preventive Health Services, Dr. Howard uses both Western medicine and alternative therapies, including Chinese medicine. Based on your specific health concerns and needs, she may recommend alternative therapies such as acupuncture, chiropractic care, or tai chi. Dr. Howard also offers medical cannabis evaluations and certificates to help manage chronic health conditions.

Preventing chronic illness is very important to Dr. Howard. She offers nutrition counseling to help you make necessary changes to your diet to prevent conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure.

For comprehensive primary care from a physician who considers your whole health, call Oasys Preventive Health Services today or request an appointment online.