Melanchton A Mangoba, M.D.
Internal Medicine Physician located in Riverside, CA
When you need medical attention for a cold or infection, internal medicine specialist Melanchton A. Mangoba, MD, offers comprehensive primary care at his office in Riverside, California. Dr. Mangoba and his staff diagnose and treat a variety of acute illnesses and chronic diseases. They tailor treatment plans to your unique needs and focus on preventing additional health complications with immunizations, lifestyle changes, and nutritional counseling. To schedule a primary care appointment, call the office of Melanchton A. Mangoba, MD, or request an evaluation online today.
Primary Care Q&A
What is primary care?
Primary care is a focus of medicine that addresses disease prevention and routine health maintenance. As an internal medicine physician, Dr. Mangoba offers annual wellness exams and sick visits to diagnose and treat a variety of acute and chronic health conditions in adults, including:
- Colds and flu
- High cholesterol
- High blood pressure
- Cardiovascular disease
In addition to helping you manage these internal medicine specialties, Dr. Mangoba and his team work closely with you to ensure you’re engaging in daily exercise, getting the right nutrition, and maintaining a healthy body weight.
Why do I need a primary care provider?
As a primary care provider, Dr. Mangoba evaluates your overall health and continues to provide medical care if you’re not feeling well or need a diagnosis for unexplained symptoms.
You can schedule a visit with Dr. Mangoba and his team to address acute illnesses, like colds and flu, and to help you manage existing chronic conditions like diabetes and high cholesterol.
Dr. Mangoba and his staff also provide wellness exams to identify potential health issues early and immunizations to protect you from contagious diseases, including the seasonal flu.
For the elderly, geriatric primary care services are available that focus on your individual needs as you age.
What can I expect during a primary care visit?
During your initial primary care visit, you can expect:
Medical history review
Dr. Mangoba and his staff take time to review your medical history, discuss any symptoms you’re having, and answer any concerns you have about your health.
As part of a physical exam, Dr. Mangoba evaluates important factors about your health, including your temperature and your blood pressure. He may order blood work if you have a family history or other risk factors for conditions like diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
If you need updates to your immunizations to prevent diseases like tetanus and the seasonal flu, Dr. Mangoba and his staff can administer them during your visit.
When you have existing health issues that you’re treating, Dr. Mangoba reviews your treatment and makes necessary changes to your medications or the dosages you take. He can also customize a treatment plan for any new health issue he discovers during your evaluation.
If you’re looking for a reliable, compassionate primary care provider, rely on the experience of internal medicine specialist Melanchton A. Mangoba, MD. You can call the office to schedule a primary care appointment or request an evaluation online today.