Services Available to Our FCMG Community
FamilyCare Medical Group is proud to offer our patients a full complement of medical specialties and services to meet all of their healthcare needs. These services are exclusive to FCMG patients only, except for our Urgent Care center, which is open to the general public.
FCMG Clinical Laboratories is a full service, New York State certified laboratory located in Syracuse, New York. Having an in-house lab assures that your specimens are processed quickly and then your provider receives the results in a very timely manner. Specimens are obtained either in each provider’s office or at one of our new patient draw stations located in Fulton, Brewerton and Oswego areas. You’ll find the staff at each site very capable and friendly making your visit as comfortable as possible.
No appointments are necessary at the patient draw stations which are conveniently open from 7:00 AM until 3:30 PM Monday through Friday. Please bring along lab orders from your provider.
Immediate Care West has been providing quality urgent care services for over 17 years. This service is offered to the entire community, not just FamilyCare Medical Group patients. If you are suffering from an unexpected illness or injury, or if you simply require general medical attention without waiting for an appointment, we are here for you.
Our professional team of board-certified physicians and nurses are equipped to handle a comprehensive range of urgent medical conditions and injuries, as well as routine illnesses.
FamilyCare Medical Group offers diabetes testing, education and monitoring to our patients. Our Nurse Practitioners, who are Certified Diabetic Educators, along with your Physician, will provide you with education to better understand the risks and complications of diabetes, as well as the tools needed to manage your diabetic education.
FamilyCare Medical Group provides medical nutrition therapy services for people living with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, obesity, kidney disease, heart disease, celiac disease and other digestive conditions. These services are available with a Registered Dietician, who is a Certified Diabetic Educator and are available by appointment only.
FamilyCare Medical Group offers bone density testing (dexascan), a test that measures bone density, a factor in osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is an illness that makes people prone to breaking bones. It is common in post-menopausal women and in some other medical conditions. A bone density measurement is similar to an x-ray and takes from 5-20 minutes. It is simple, safe, painless, and non-invasive. This measurement helps your physician to determine if you need to take certain steps to protect your bone health.
Nerve Conduction Studies
Nerve conduction studies, which assist in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel and other nervous system disorders, are another service offered by FamilyCare Medical Group. These are performed by a board certified electrophysiologist and are offered at several of our locations.
An echocardiogram is a test used in the diagnosis of heart problems such as heart murmurs or heart palpitations. A sonogram or a picture of the heart is taken and allows your physician to see how your heart is beating and pumping blood. This helps in the identification of any abnormalities in the heart muscle and valves.
Community Cardiology is proud to be accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories. Further demonstrating our commitment to quality cardiac care for our patients and the community.
Millions of Americans suffer from sleep disorders including insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy and restless leg syndrome. Sleep disorders can affect your job, health and quality of life. If left untreated, some disorders may increase the risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, or stroke. Your physician may recommend an overnight stay in our state-of-the-art sleep lab located in Camillus. Your sleep will be monitored through a diagnostic study called a polysomnograph, which monitors your breathing, body movements and blood oxygen levels. Sleep studies are performed and monitored by a registered polysomnographic technologist and reviewed and intereprted by a board-certified physician.
Ultrasound, also called sonography, is an imaging method that utilizes high frequency sound waves to produce precise images of the organs and soft tissues within your body, which can provide valuable information in the diagnosis and treatment a variety of diseases and conditions.
Infusion therapy involves the administration of medication intravenously through a catheter or needle. It is provided to patients for the treatment of a wide variety of often chronic and rare diseases. Traditional prescription drug therapies may also be administered via infusion therapy such as antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral and pain management.
FamilyCare Medical Group offers patients the opportunity to receive infusion therapy in an office setting when they are unable to have it at home after hospital discharge or need treatment immediately. The Infusion center is staffed by registered nurses and physicians.
Please ask your primary care provider for additional information on any of the programs and services.
Behavioral Health Services
FamilyCare Medical Group offers co-located behavioral health services in some of its locations. This is a team-based approach in which medical and mental health providers partner together to facilitate the detection, treatment, and follow-up of mild to moderate psychiatric disorders in the primary care setting.