salerno medical associates

Salerno Medical Associates (SMA)

For families and individuals seeking comprehensive and affordable primary care services in East Orange, NJ, Salerno Medical Associates stands out as a beacon of trust and expertise.

Salerno Medical Associates, a division of Nirvana Healthcare, is your provider of comprehensive and affordable primary care services in East Orange, NJ. Our team approach to diagnosis and treatment emphasizes preventative care and patient education. Founded by a husband-and-wife team, Doctors Svetlana and Alexander Salerno, we pride ourselves on a long history spent performing and perfecting the medical services most needed by our community. Since our founding in the 1950s, we have striven to keep abreast of the latest developments in population health and chronic disease management. This allows us to offer our community the best care available, keeping the patients at the center of everything we do to respond to their particular needs rather than take a one-size-fits-all approach to healthcare. Like his parents, Dr. Alexander Salerno and our team continue to deliver our promise to put the patient first. Schedule your appointment today if you want healthcare professionals who care for you, like family.

Family-Owned Medical Practice in East Orange, NJ

At Salerno Medical Associates, we pride ourselves on being a family-owned medical practice that places the health and wellness of our community at the heart of our operations. Our long-standing presence in East Orange speaks to our commitment to offering reliable internal medicine and other health care services. Our multi-generational family doctors and family physicians are invested in the well-being of every patient, ensuring they receive the highest level of care.

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Preventive Health Screenings and Wellness Visits

Regular health screenings and wellness visits are paramount for early disease detection and management. Our family physicians emphasize the importance of regular check-ups, ensuring that potential health issues are identified and addressed promptly.

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Geriatric Medicine

In the world of medicine, geriatric care stands distinct, catering specifically to the needs of our aging population. At Salerno Medical Associates, we understand the nuances that come with age, and our family physicians are committed to providing specialized care that our older community members deserve.

Our family doctors believe in an all-encompassing approach. With age, the body undergoes various changes, and older adults often grapple with multiple health conditions simultaneously. From cardiovascular issues to bone health, our family medicine approach ensures that we look at the complete medical history, making certain that nothing slips through the cracks.

Women’s Health

At Salerno Medical Associates, we prioritize a woman’s unique health care needs at every stage of her life. Recognizing the vast spectrum of health care services essential to women, we offer a multifaceted approach. Our family physicians are well-versed in providing comprehensive care tailored to women, from routine screenings to more specialized services.

Routine preventive care is essential for early detection of conditions, particularly those like breast and cervical cancer. Our family doctors recommend regular mammograms and Pap smears, vital for monitoring and maintaining good reproductive and breast health.

Beyond the reproductive aspects, our services also cater to conditions that many women are predisposed to, such as osteoporosis. Our primary emphasis is on educating our patients about the importance of bone health, preventive measures, and the various treatments available.

Hormonal balance is another focal point in women’s health. Whether it’s addressing concerns related to menstrual cycles, fertility issues, or menopause, our primary care physicians are equipped with the knowledge and resources to guide patients through these natural, albeit sometimes challenging, phases of life.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. Our family medicine practice offers detailed cardiovascular screenings, dietary consultations, and recommendations tailored to women’s specific needs.

At Salerno Medical Associates, we are committed to providing holistic and comprehensive care for women, combining modern medical practices with patient education, ensuring optimal health and wellbeing.

Men’s Health

Men’s health encompasses a range of unique medical concerns, and our primary care physicians are well-equipped to address them. Regular health check-ups tailored for men are crucial to ensure early detection and management of potential health issues. Our comprehensive care for men includes routine prostate exams, vital for early detection of prostate issues. Additionally, we address concerns like cardiovascular health, testosterone levels, and male-specific cancers. At Salerno Medical Associates, we ensure every man has access to comprehensive care that addresses his specific needs.

Medical Care for Chronic Conditions

When you live with a chronic disease such as hypertension, diabetes, or arthritis, you want personalized medical care that helps you manage the condition and prevent further complications. At Salerno Medical Associates, we go beyond being a family practice – we treat each and every patient with the utmost care and compassion, just like they are part of our own family. Our family physicians provide experienced diagnosis and treatment of chronic conditions to improve patient satisfaction. We’ll also discuss lifestyle changes like diet and exercise that can help you maintain your health. With regular visits to our primary care doctors and specialists, we’ll keep track of your progress and ensure your treatment plan

In-house Laboratories

Quick and accurate diagnosis is the cornerstone of effective treatment. Our state-of-the-art in-house laboratories ensure patients receive timely results, aiding in efficient treatment planning.

Individualized Treatment Plans

Every individual has a unique health profile, especially in their golden years. Our family physicians delve deep into the patient’s medical history, ensuring that their care plan is tailored just for them. A crucial aspect of this is to understand any other medical specialty or specialties that the patient might be involved with. This collaborative approach guarantees comprehensive patient care.

Training & Expertise

Our doctors are not just general practitioners. Many have undergone additional training in geriatrics, ensuring they’re equipped with the latest knowledge and practices to provide top-tier care. Whether it’s understanding the intricacies of a new medication or the latest in research findings, our doctors stay updated.

The Importance of Education

We believe in empowering our patients with knowledge. Our family practice places a strong emphasis on education, ensuring that patients and their families understand their health conditions, the treatments available, and the preventative measures they can adopt.

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Schedule An Appointment With Salerno Medical Associates

For further information about our practice, the Nivana Healthcare network, or to book an appointment, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.