Internal Medicine With A Twist

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A Washingtonian Top Doc 2017, 2018, 2019

Discover a practice that uses all that evidence-based medicine has to offer. Our practice combines the best of lifestyle and internal medicine to treat the whole you with unhurried appointments and after hours access. Stress Less, Heal More.

EXPERIENCE
Concierge health Care

Concierge healthcare has many forms and names but they all have one thing in common. You become a “member” of a practice and in return you get benefits above what a physician can offer otherwise. Benefits can be 24/7 access – including email and cellphone, or no-rush same day appointments, true wellness and chronic health monitoring, VIP physicals with genetic testing, and so on.   

Dr. Nathan + Lifestyle Medicine

Dr. Nathan is a board-certified Internal Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine physician with over 20 years’ experience. Throughout the years, she has provided care to patients in her office, the hospital, nursing homes, assisted living and rehabilitation facilities and at their home.

Recognizing that many  of today’s chronic diseases are closely connected to our lifestyle and food choices, Dr. Nathan began studying Lifestyle Medicine, a specialty that uses evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches to prevent, treat, and often reverse chronic diseases through better nutrition, physical activity, practical exercise, sleep hygiene and reduction of stress and addictions.

Dr. Nathan became one of the first physicians in the country to be board certified in Lifestyle Medicine, and uses its philosophies in her practice of concierge Internal Medicine.

She prefers to treat the root cause, not just the symptoms of a disease, with nutritional education, exercise, and mindfulness while reducing unnecessary medication and prescription drugs.

So that Dr. Nathan may spend unrushed quality time with each patient, to provide this level of  comprehensive care, she limits the number of  patients she sees to about 20% of a traditional  practice and charges an affordable membership fee.

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Announcement

Coronavirus Announcements

Due to COVID-19, our office is closed to physical appointments unless deemed medically necessary.  Please call the office prior to your scheduled appointment so we may determine if an in-person visit is needed.

As a safer alternative, we are offering televisits.  Televisits are a more convenient appointment option where patients can have a visit or consultation with a provider from the comfort of their home or workplace (Please note: do not use this feature during emergencies, please call 911).

Please ensure you are enabled for our patient portal and know your username and password when your appointment is booked, you can access the patient portal by going to the link below: https://mycw82.ecwcloud.com/portal10840/jsp/100mp/login_otp.jsp

We also encourge all our patients to download the Paragon Telehealth app for direct communications. 
Click here to learn how to download and set it up.

Please feel free to call our office if you have any questions or concerns. Remember that you can also reach me after-hours via my direct access number should you have an urgent need.

COVID-19 Reminders

1. Wash your hands thoroughly and frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

2. Exercise social distancing, at least 6 feet between you and others to minimize exposure.

3. Cover your coughs and sneezes using your elbow to minimize the spread of germs through the air.

4. If you experience any symptoms such as a fever of 99 degrees F or higher, cough or shortness of breath, call our office for more detailed instructions. Otherwise, stay home and refrain from seeing friends and family. 

5. Take care of your health with a balanced lifestyle – eat a well-balanced diet, rich in vegetables, fruits, lentils and beans, get adequate sleep, decrease mental agitations, be socially connected (to the extent it is safe in the current situation), and be physically active.