Mid-South Internal Medicine Offers Carotid Artery Screening Ultrasounds
Did you know that Mid-South Internal Medicine offers Carotid Artery Screening Ultrasounds?
Many patients request carotid artery screening ultrasounds, particularly after age 50. It is a
non-invasive 15-20 minute procedure that uses sound waves to examine the blood flow through the carotid arteries which are located on each side of the neck. Ask your doctor for more information or call our office today at 901-767-5000 to schedule your screening.
5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk for Stroke
- Eat a healthy diet, limiting saturated fats.
- Exercise regularly and keep a healthy weight.
- Don’t smoke / avoid secondhand smoke.
- Regularly monitor blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar.
- Periodic screening of the carotid arteries with ultrasound for plaque or blockage.
Call (901) 767-5000 to schedule your Carotid Artery Screening Ultrasound today.
To schedule an appointment, please call: (901) 767-5000 or email: [email protected]
Dr. Michael Pruett
Dr. Louis G. Talbert
Dr. George Chu
Dr. Jimmy Tran
Dr. Stephen Johnson
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
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Appointment for illness:
Please call our office at 901-767-5000, we typically have a nurse practitioner available for same day appointments.
Appointment for annual wellness exam:
Typically your wellness exam will be scheduled 2-4 weeks from the day you call, however many people prefer to schedule their annual wellness exam a year in advance.
If you are new to our practice, or if your insurance has changed, we will update insurance information at the time you make your appointment to verify active coverage. Click here to download our New Patient Forms.