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Family Medicine Specialist

Seby Medical Center

Family Medicine & Cardiology located in Roseland, Chicago, IL & Downers Grove, IL

Family medicine offers continuity of care from infancy to older adults and provides a lifelong commitment to your optimal health. Sebastian Joseph, MD, and Amit Vyas, MD, of Seby Medical Center are family medicine experts who coordinate your health care and ensure you achieve and protect your long-term wellness. For quality family medicine, call the office in the Roseland area of Chicago, Illinois, or schedule an appointment online today.

Family Medicine Q & A

What is family medicine?

Family medicine is a branch of health care that focuses on optimal wellness for the whole family, including children and older adults. Your family medicine provider is educated and experienced in the areas of:

  • Newborn care
  • Pediatrics
  • Women's health
  • Men's health
  • Geriatrics 
  • Mental health 

Dr. Joseph is your family medicine practitioner who prevents, diagnoses, treats, and manages acute and chronic diseases at Seby Medical Center. As a primary care provider, Dr. Joseph oversees your care team and coordinates care between specialists, community resources, and inpatient and outpatient care. 

What conditions does family medicine treat?

A family medicine practitioner coordinates care for all acute or chronic diseases. In some cases, they may work with specialists or others on your health care team to ensure you get the appropriate treatment and level of care. 

While they may refer you to other specialists for some conditions, your family medicine provider develops a care plan to prevent, diagnose, and treat chronic diseases such as:

  • Asthma
  • Arthritis 
  • Allergies
  • Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Thyroid disease and other metabolic disorders
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Gastrointestinal and urinary disorders
  • Respiratory conditions

They also treat acute illnesses, such as strep throat, flu, COVID-19, urinary tract infections, lacerations and other wounds, and strains and sprains. Whether you need long-term chronic disease management or immediate care for a sudden illness, your family medicine provider can offer personalized care. 

What services does my family medicine provider offer?

Seby Medical Center offers a wide range of services to support the optimal health of your whole family. 

These services include:

  • Urgent care
  • Vaccinations for children and adults
  • Sports, school, and work physicals
  • Annual wellness exams
  • Cardiology services
  • Laboratory testing
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Blood sugar and blood pressure checks
  • Blood cholesterol screenings
  • Specialist referrals

The primary purpose of family medicine to help protect and improve the health of every member of your family. Having a provider that oversees your health care from birth to advanced age is invaluable and helps ensure continuity of care throughout your lifetime. 

For quality family medicine care, call Seby Medical Center today or schedule an appointment online.