Internists & Aesthetic Specialists located in Winter Park, FL
As a board-certified internal medical provider, Dr. Shwetanshu Shukla offers comprehensive diagnostics and treatment of a variety of chronic medical conditions. At JS Healthcare in Winter Park, Florida, Dr. Shukla and his dedicated medical team provide innovative technologies to diagnose and monitor conditions like diabetes and hypertension. The staff also provides individual support and guidance to prevent chronic health conditions, such as heart disease and organ disease.
Internal Medicine Q & A
What is internal medicine?
Dr. Shukla is board-certified and specializes in internal medicine, a practice that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention numerous diseases affecting adults. He diagnoses and treats a variety of chronic medical conditions including:
- Cardiac dysfunction
- Blood disorders
- Hormone imbalances
- Kidney disease
- Lung disease
- Sleep medicine
Which diagnostic technology is available?
Dr. Shukla offers a variety of innovative diagnostic testing for several medical conditions, including:
A urine test can detect conditions like urinary tract infections, kidney disease, and diabetes. Dr. Shukla can determine the presence of infection and other conditions based on the color, appearance, and content found in urine.
X-ray images of the chest are useful in diagnosing lung conditions, including pneumonia and emphysema. Dr. Shukla may also utilize X-rays to identify heart problems, blood vessel abnormalities, digestive issues, infections, osteoporosis, and arthritis.
An electrocardiogram (EKG) is a test that measures the electric signals of the heart that trigger each chamber to contract. The test uses electrodes that attach to the chest, arms, and legs and can detect conditions like heart arrhythmias and congestive heart failure.
Ultrasounds use sound waves to create images of soft tissue structures including the internal organs. This test can help detect disorders and disease in the kidneys, liver, pancreas, bladder, and gallbladder.
Pulmonary function testing (PFT)
Pulmonary function tests are useful in detecting the functionality of the lungs, including the ability to breathe and how effective the lungs are at taking in oxygen. Dr. Shukla may use a pulmonary function test to diagnose chronic lung conditions such as COPD (including emphysema and asthma).
Bone density tests
Bone density tests measure the strength of bones based on mineral content. The test is also useful in determining a bone’s future risk of fracture. Dr. Shukla uses these tests to monitor bone health and diagnoses conditions like osteoporosis.
How are chronic health conditions managed?
Dr. Shukla offers a variety of treatment options to manage chronic medical conditions and their symptoms.
Many conditions, such as hormone imbalances and obesity, require management through lifestyle changes. Dr. Shukla offers resources and support for incorporating exercise and a healthy diet into daily life. He also provides prescription medication therapies to control a variety of medical conditions.
To learn more about diagnosis and management of chronic health conditions, schedule a consultation online or by phone.