Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine Specialist
A board-certified Internist with two decades of experience, Dr. Pamela De Silva, located in Palmdale, California, offers complete general care for both men and women throughout the Antelope Valley, including wellness exams, adult immunizations, and chronic disease management for issues, including allergies, asthma and diabetes.

Internal Medicine Q & A

What Is the Importance of a Wellness Exam and What Does It Entail?

An annual wellness exam is the most important way to ensure you stay healthy. Conditions and potential conditions are detected at their earliest, most treatable stage. In addition, each patient’s vital statistics, including weight, height, body mass index (BMI), and blood pressure are evaluated and recorded, providing a baseline from which to evaluate conditions that arise in the future. Regular wellness exams also provide an opportunity to develop the doctor-patient relationship. During an annual physical, Dr. De Silva will take a full medical history, conduct a thorough physical exam and order a full blood panel and a urinalysis. In addition, she will refer patients for any necessary for follow-ups, such as mammograms or colonoscopies. In addition to traditional wellness exams, Dr. De Silva is certified to perform:

  • FAA exams, required to fly commercial airplanes
  • DMV, or physicals DOT physicals, required to operate a commercial vehicle.
  • Employee physicals

What Preventive Services Does Dr. De Silva offer?

  •    Cholesterol screenings
  •    Lung function tests
  •    Flu Shots and other adult immunizations
  •    Diabetes screenings
  •    Skin Cancer screenings
  •    Mole removal and biopsy

Does Dr. De Silva Offer Women's Health Services?

Yes. Dr. De Silva offers complete well-woman visits. Some specifics of the exam may vary depending on the woman’s age and medical history. But generally, this exam includes a breast exam, pelvic exam, and Pap test. A Pap test. In addition, Dr. De Silva can offer birth control, pregnancy testing, STD testing and hormone replacement therapy and other management tools for menopausal symptoms.

Can Dr. De Silva Help Me with Weight Loss?

Yes. Dr. De Silva offers a unique and effective, three-phase supervised weight-loss program. It offers a complete medical and lifestyle approach that includes food, exercise, behavioral counseling, and prescription medication.

Full List of Medical Services:

  • Preventive Care 
  • Annual Wellness Exam
  • Employee and DMV physicals 
  • FAA Medical Exams
  • Women's Health Services Hormonal Counseling
  • Adult Immunization 
  • Diagnosis Evaluation Treatment of Complex Medical Problems 
  • Medical Weight Loss
  • Anti-Aging 
  • Minor Surgical Procedures 
  • Full Body Mole Evaluation 
  • Skin Evaluation and Treatment 
  • Skin Biopsy 
  • Hair Restoration 
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