Family Practice/Geriatric Medicine
Samantha Lindsay, MD
Dr. Lindsay specializes in Family and Geriatric Medicine. His services are available to all ages of patients.
- Asthma - Asthma makes breathing difficult for more than 22 million Americans. Asthma symptoms, which include coughing, wheezing, and chest tightness, are common in an asthma attack. More About Asthma at WebMD
- Bariatrics - deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity More About Obesity at WebMD
- Hypertension - High blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease and stroke so it’s important to know how to lower high blood pressure. Hypertension risk factors include obesity, drinking too much alcohol, smoking, and family history. More About Hypertension at WebMD
- Cholesterol Management - Abnormal cholesterol levels such as high LDL cholesterol or low HDL cholesterol are a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. More About Cholesterol Management at WebMD
- Wound Care - More About Wound Care at WebMD
- Spinal manipulations - a type of hands-on therapy called manipulation used to treat musculoskeletal conditions. More About Back Pain at WebMD
- Bursitis - Bursitis is the inflammation or irritation of the bursa. The bursa is a sac filled with lubricating fluid, located between tissues such as bone, muscle, tendons, and skin, that decreases rubbing, friction, and irritation. More About Bursitis at WebMD
- Fibromyalgia - Fibromyalgia syndrome affects the muscles and soft tissue. Fibromyalgia symptoms include chronic pain in the muscles, fatigue, sleep problems, and painful tender points or trigger points at certain parts of the body. More About Fibromyalgia at WebMD
- Diabetes Management - Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. There are 23.6 million children and adults in the United States, or 7.8% of the population, who have diabetes. While an estimated 17.9 million have been diagnosed with diabetes, unfortunately, 5.7 million people (or nearly one quarter) are unaware that they have the disease. Learn more about Diabetes at the American Diabetes Assoc.
- Depression - Everyone has felt depressed. Yet the sadness and other symptoms of depression that are intense and last for long periods of time, can signal clinical depression or major depression, a serious medical illness that needs professional care. More About Depression at WebMD
- Mood Disorder - The mood swings of bipolar disorder can be profoundly destructive. More About Mood Swings at WebMD
- Cryoablation - use of extreme cold to freeze and destroy cancer cells.
- Pulmonary function - To diagnose asthma, your doctor will review your asthma symptoms, your medical and family history, and perform pulmonary function tests (also called lung function tests) for asthma. More About Pulmonary function at WebMD
- Smoking cessation - Smoking causes cancer, breathing problems, heart attacks, and stroke. Secondhand smoke causes asthma and breathing problems. More About Smoking cessation at WebMD
- ADHD child & adult - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD) have symptoms that may begin in childhood and continue into adulthood. ADHD and ADD symptoms can cause problems at home, school, work, and in relationships. More About ADHD at WebMD