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Diagnostic Services

Ross Medical Group

Family Medicine, Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy in Miami, FL

When you visit your doctor, you may need additional tests to assess health or rule out a diagnosis. Ross Medical Group in Miami is a full-service medical practice that has on-site diagnostic services so that you can get your exam and any special diagnostic testing without leaving the office. To learn more about the diagnostic services, call the office today or book an appointment online.

Diagnostic Services Q & A

What are diagnostic services?

Diagnostic services refer to any additional tests your specialist at Ross Medical Group recommends in order to assess health or make a diagnosis. Imaging and blood work are the most common diagnostic tests.

What is diagnostic imaging?

Diagnostic imaging, also referred to as radiology, refers to the various tests that allow your specialist to see the inside of your body. Some of the diagnostic tests offered at Ross Medical Group include X-rays and ultrasounds. Your specialist may recommend an X-ray to look for broken bones or assess lung health.

The specialists at Ross Medical Group use ultrasound technology to assess cardiac and vascular health and offer:

  • Echocardiogram
  • Carotid duplex
  • Lower extremity doppler
  • Abdominal aortic ultrasound

Both X-rays and ultrasounds are safe diagnostic tests that provide your specialist with much-needed information about your health.

What is phlebotomy?

Phlebotomy refers to blood draws used for laboratory testing. If your specialist at Ross Medical Group needs to check your blood sugar or thyroid hormone levels, they complete the test in-house, and the results are quick, so you don’t have to wait to get answers to your health concerns.

What are other common diagnostic tests?

Ross Medical Group also offers other diagnostic tests. These tests include:

Sleep study

A sleep study is a noninvasive test that determines if you have a sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea.

Electrocardiogram (EKG)

An EKG is a simple test that assesses the electrical activity of your heart. Your specialist may recommend an EKG if you’re experiencing chest pain, shortness of breath, or have a history of a heart attack.

Holter monitor

A Holter monitor is a device that also measures electrical activity in your heart, but the measurement is taken over a longer period of time. Your specialist at Ross Medical Group provides you with the Holter monitor, and you wear it while doing your everyday activities.

Spirometry

Spirometry assesses lung health by measuring your inhale and exhale. Your specialist may recommend a spirometry test if you have a history of asthma or bronchitis.

Diagnostic services are an important medical tool. For your convenience, Ross Medical Group offers many diagnostic tests at the office. Call today or book an appointment online.