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Annual Physical Specialist

Maryland Medical First P.A.

Board Certified Internal Medicine located in Parkville, MD

Getting annual physicals is the best way to stay healthy or detect medical problems before they become serious. At Maryland Medical First P.A. in Parkville, Maryland, board-certified internal medicine physician Narender Bharaj, MD, and the other exceptional providers offer yearly physical exams for adults. Call the office to book your next annual physical or schedule an appointment online today.

Annual Physical Q & A

What are annual physicals?

Annual physicals at Maryland Medical First P.A. are comprehensive assessments of your overall health and wellness. The expert internal medicine specialists offer physicals to keep you healthy, detect illnesses, injuries, or diseases, or help you manage an ongoing disease to reduce the risk of complications.

What happens during annual physicals?

During annual physical exams at Maryland Medical First P.A., friendly staff members greet you and may complete the following:

Vital sign check

Your specialist checks your pulse, blood pressure, temperature, and other vital signs to screen you for illnesses and diseases.

Medical history review

During a medical history review, your provider discusses past diagnoses, medications you might take, symptoms, and concerns you may have about your health and wellness.

Physical examination

During a physical exam, your Maryland Medical First P.A. provider evaluates your overall health. They check your eyes, ears, throat, breathing, heartbeat, reflexes, abdomen, and more. 

In women, they offer pelvic exams and Pap tests to screen for signs of cervical cancer. Maryland Medical First P.A. specialists provide prostate exams for men and sexually transmitted disease (STD) screening and treatment for men and women.

Diagnostic testing

Some of the many diagnostic tests available at Maryland Medical First P.A. include urine tests, blood tests, nasal and throat swabs, heart function tests, and allergy and asthma testing.


You may not need any treatment if you’re in good health, but Maryland Medical First P.A. offers vaccinations as a disease prevention strategy. You have access to medical weight loss, health education, medication prescriptions, injections, and treatments for wounds and injuries. Your primary care specialist can refer you to a specialist as needed for complex medical problems. 

When should I schedule annual physical exams?

Schedule annual physical exams every year or as directed by your Maryland Medical First P.A. physician. You may need more frequent visits if you have a chronic disease or another medical problem. Schedule an appointment with your primary care specialist any time you have concerns about your health or experience new or unusual symptoms.

To book your next physical exam, call the Maryland Medical First P.A. office or use the online booking tool today.