Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Travel Medicine? Travel health includes everything from advice on ways to prevent Traveler’s Diarrhea to choosing the right medication to prevent Malaria. It emerged in the late 1980s as a result of more and more Americans traveling abroad. As Americans are traveling to more exotic areas, more tropical areas, more adventurous areas, […]

How to Prepare for your Travel Consultation

When you come in for your consultation, your physician will establish a “risk profile” based on several variables including: Your destination/s and the duration of your stay in each. The season in which you are traveling. The type of travel you are doing (ex: recreational, business, missionary work) Your travel “style” (Such as: Are you […]

Teens

Prima Kids is a great place to bring your teen! We have doctors who specialize in teen health. This challenging part of growing up could really benefit from a strong relationship with someone who cares about all of your teen’s health needs. Just like in early childhood, there is a lot of information to navigate […]

Lactation Consultation Services

Mothers who choose to breastfeed often find it to be a unique way to bond with their newborn, but it can also be a frustrating and confusing process. We’re here to help with that. Prima is one of the few groups of physicians in Marin whose staff includes a certified lactation educator, Lini Bodian, MA. […]

We love your newborn!

Prima Kids is prepared and eager to see you and your new baby! We would love to meet you before your baby is born, show you around our office and discuss what we’ll be doing when your baby arrives. There is so much to think about with a newborn – how to find your pediatrician’s […]

Travel Medicine

Travel Medicine is a relatively new specialty. As U.S. travelers begin to travel to more exotic and remote locations they are exposed to an entirely new and rapidly evolving set of health conditions. New and emerging diseases, changing disease epidemiology, and a lack of immunity make U.S. travelers particularly susceptible to getting sick while traveling. […]

Infectious Disease

Our Infectious Disease specialists work in the Hospital, consulting with various specialties when a patient has an infection and in our offices to further treat infections, and in the office following up on Hospital patients or taking care of patients who were referred by other physicians. Infectious Disease specialists are trained in diagnosing and treating […]

General Surgery

The General Surgeons in Prima Medical Group are trained to perform a wide variety of surgical procedures, many of them using minimally invasive techniques.  Each surgeon has completed full general surgery training, including trauma care, as well as an additional unique fellowship providing them with additional expertise and creating a multidisciplinary surgical team.  We currently […]

Colorectal Surgery

Our Colorectal Surgeons are experts in screening, diagnosis, and treatment (both surgical and non-surgical) of benign and malignant conditions and diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. They have completed advanced training in the treatment of colon and rectal problems in addition to full training in general surgery.

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