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Midway Specialty Care Center is now offering access to general and urgent healthcare. We welcome Dr. Susan E. Zimmer to our new primary care center just north on US 1! Make an appointment today to get your annual check-up.
Dr. Suzan E Zimmer is a Family Practice Specialist in Fort Pierce, Florida. She graduated with honors in 1993. Having more than 24 years of diverse experiences, especially in FAMILY PRACTICE, Dr. Suzan E Zimmer affiliates with many hospitals including Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, St Lucie Medical Center. We welcome her and her staff to Midway Specialty Care Center’s new Primary Care complex on US1.
Tracy is a lifelong resident of Fort Pierce and has 15 years experience in the medical field. She achieved her goal of becoming a Nurse Practitioner in 2011.
Prior to that, she worked as an registered nurse.
In addition to her time spent seeing patients at our Primary Care Practice, Tracy visits many patients to provide care for them in local nursing homes and assisted living facilities as well.
"I love my career and love people. I love that I am able to give back to people and make a difference in healing others," Tracy said.
She also has privileges and practices at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce.
Having a MSCC primary care physician do annual checkups will keep you healthier.
Primary Care, or Family Doctors, diagnose illnesses like the flu, diabetes and high blood pressure,
as well as perform routine health screenings and counseling on lifestyle changes in an effort to prevent
diseases from developing in the first place.
Our doctors are experienced in treating patients with a life-long chronic illness or infection.
Additionally, it is important for family physicians to recognize complications of therapy and potential medication interactions for those living with a chronic disease. Primary Care expertise is critical for in preventive care and management of chronic conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and renal disease, which have become increasingly important for aging individuals with chronic diseases like HIV infection.
Primary Care physicians treating patients with a chronic illness recognize people with HIV are now living normal life spans, and as their physicians, we need to focus on preventive care, including screening for high cholesterol, diabetes and osteoporosis.
New treatment guidelines include screening for diabetes, osteoporosis and colon cancer, and suggest patients with HIV infection should be vaccinated against pneumococcal infection, influenza, varicella and hepatitis A and B. According to The HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), primary care doctors should do an annual screening of trichomoniasis in women and yearly screening for gonorrhea and chlamydia for all patients who may be at risk.
The flu shot will significantly reduce your chances of being bedridden with influenza and missing class for a week. It lessens the chance that you will get your friends, coworkers and family sick when you return home during winter break. The flu shot is strongly recommended for persons with asthma, diabetes and any disorder that weakens your immune system. The flu shot is safe and effective