Dr. Osvanny Nodal obtained his medical degree at America Health Sciences University school in Belize. He provides health education and preventive care for all ages and genders.
Dr. Nodal is a medical doctor who offers primary care help to patients with both acute and chronic conditions, and provide preventive care for men and women of all ages. He can make referrals to specialists when needed.
He also covers all age ranges – children, adults and adolescents and is usually the patient’s first consultation before being referred to other specialists, if necessary. Dr. Nodal conducts annual physical examinations to monitor patients’ blood pressure, cholesterol levels and glucose levels, and ensures other baseline tests are within normal levels for the patient’s age and gender. He also treats acute and chronic illnesses, and provides health education and preventative care for all ages and genders. Part of his skill includes treating patients with multiple health problems. He is also called a Family Doctor, Internists, or a Family Practitioner.
His scope of practice varies, but this health-care provider typically gives basic diagnoses and non-surgical treatment of common medical conditions and illnesses.
He will collect patient history, review prior medical history, ailments and other health information to help in the decision-making process when making a diagnosis. A physical examination helps him reach diagnoses. Sometimes he will order basic medical tests, such as blood tests, electrocardiograms or X-rays. Tests of a more complex and lengthy nature are typically handled by specialists. In this case, he will make a referral.
Together with the patient, he forms a plan that can include additional testing if needed, a referral to see a specialist, medication prescriptions, therapies, changes to diet or lifestyle, additional patient education or follow-up treatment. Patients also may receive advice or education on improving health behaviors, self-care and treatment, screening tests and immunizations.