Our physicians and Chief Medical Officer Gregg DeNicola MD recommend the following medical screenings and testing for our patients this year:
ROUTINE LAB TESTING-
Ages 21,30,35, and every other year between 40 and 50, and annually over 50. (including Lipids, A1C, PSA, Thyroid, Blood count and general chemistries).
Age 21, then ACOG guidelines: Age 21-29: Pap every 3 years, HPV not recommended.
Age 30-65: Pap & HPV every five years.
Every other year starting at age 40 until age 50 and then annually. Acceptable to stop at age 75.
Every 10 years beginning at age 45. Acceptable to stop at age 75.
In females every 1-2 years after menopause or age 50, whichever is first.
Annually if you are a high risk (otherwise it will be part of your annual physical exam)- History of severe atypia, personal history of skin cancer, first degree relative with melanoma, history of prolonged sun exposure or sunburns, fair skin, blonde/red hair or blue/green eyes.