Dr. Midgley will be able to perform the diverse range of Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Chronic Care, and Urgent Care for patients of all age ranges, from birth through the whole of life. Her favorite area is pediatrics.
She can manage a range of chronic conditions including diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. With her personal love of sports and the outdoors, she is adept at counseling people for health and wellness.
Melinda has special training in gynecology to perform not only pap smears, and the well woman exam, but procedures for when patients have abnormal pap smears, or diagnosis of abnormal post-menopausal bleeding. She can perform hymenectomies. She can perform removal of minor lumps, bumps, cancerous growths, and infectious abscesses. She can remove ingrown toenails, and freeze warts. Sports injuries can be evaluated, with referral for casting when needed, or continued management of sprains and strains. We can provide braces for carpal tunnel, sprained ankles, and other orthopedic conditions. Dr. Midgley can also suture wounds closed.
Dr. Midgley especially enjoys caring for the pediatric patient, but chose Family Medicine so that she could continue care throughout the life cycle including care for the elderly. She will begin care of your child beginning at their first well child check. We perform all of their immunizations. For the newborns, she performs circumcisions when desired. Dr. Midgley will engage the parents in meaningful plans and evaluations for well child checks. Your child's health management can continue on through adulthood with Dr. Midgley.