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Essen Medical Associates is the place where ‘Care Comes Together’. Our Board Certified Primary Care Physicians aim to provide you with the highest quality of care.

The Essen Healthcare Team makes finding a primary care doctor easy. Whether you need an annual checkup or you have a complex health problem, our dedicated team of Primary Care experts at Essen Medical are ready to treat you from head to toe and coordinate your care every step of the way. It’s easy to get an appointment and our helpful staff are there to provide you with top-quality service from the moment you walk in the door. At the Essen Medical Associates, your health is our primary concern.

Our conveniently located offices throughout Bronx and Brooklyn provide easy access to care and we have office hours that fit your busy life, including evenings and weekends. Your accessibility to our services is one of our greatest priorities, which is why we also offer easy online appointments and hassle-free self-check-in Kiosk’s at our offices to decrease wait time.

Our online Patient Portal gives you the opportunity to be an active participant in improving your health. It allows you to view your lab results, make follow up appointments, contact your provider and much more.

Types of Conditions:
  • Chronic and acute conditions, illnesses or injuries: Routine visits or flare- ups, recent onset symptoms
  • Pre- or post-surgery care: pre- surgical examination, testing and clearance, post – surgery follow up care
  • Preventive care: Annual Physical exams, periodic follow up exams, pre- employment physical exams, immigration physicals
  • Occupational Exams: Employment Physicals, Worker’s Compensation/ No Fault, TLC (Taxi & Limousine Commission) Physicals, DOT (Department Of Transportation) Physicals
Select services:
  • Examinations or screenings: Alcohol misuse, breast, depression, domestic violence, foot, neurologic, pelvic, rectal, retinal or eye, skin, and substance abuse. Employment Physicals, Worker’s Compensation/ No Fault, TLC (Taxi & Limousine Commission) Physicals, DOT (Department Of Transportation) Physicals
  • Health education or counseling: Alcohol abuse counseling, asthma, diabetes education, diet or nutrition, exercise, family planning or contraception, genetic counseling, growth or development, injury prevention, STD prevention, stress management, substance abuse counseling, tobacco use or exposure, and weight reduction
  • Imaging services: Bone mineral density, CT scan, echocardiogram, ultrasound, mammography, MRI, and X-ray, colonoscopy
  • Laboratory tests: Basic metabolic panel, complete blood count, chlamydia test, comprehensive metabolic panel, Fecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT)/ Fecal Occult Blood Testing (FOBT), rapid step test, pregnancy or HCG test, creatinine or renal function panel, culture (blood, throat, urine, or other), glucose, gonorrhea test, chlamydia test, HbA1c, hepatitis testing, HIV test, HPV DNA test, lipid profile, liver enzymes or hepatic function panel, pap test, prostate specific antigen , TSH or thyroid panel, urinalysis, and vitamin D test
  • Procedures: EKG or ECG, Pulmonary Function Test, spirometry, tuberculosis skin testing

 

Conditions Treated

  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Back pain
  • Anxiety
  • Obesity
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Gastro- esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Respiratory problems
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Fibromyalgia / myositis
  • Malaise and fatigue
  • Pain in joint
  • Acute laryngo-pharyngitis
  • Acute maxillary sinusitis
  • Acute bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Depressive disorder
  • Nail fungus
  • Coronary atherosclerosis
  • Urinary tract infections

Common Symptoms Treated

  • Headache
  • Hair conditions
  • Facial pain
  • Acne
  • Rash
  • Body pain
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Running nose
  • Wheezing
  • Sneezing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Hearing problems
  • Abdominal pain
  • Flatulence
  • Sleeping difficulties
  • Bloating
  • Weight loss/ weight gain
  • Swallowing problems
  • Red/ itchy or watery eyes
  • Hand/ wrist/ arm pain
  • Leg/ foot pain
  • Difficulty in or burning/ itching sensation while urinating
  • Snoring
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Leg swelling
  • Varicose veins/ swollen leg veins
  • Brown/ discolored/ thickened/ painful nails

Our Expert Team

Alicia Williams, MD

PCP

Carine Stearman, DNP

DNP

Christopher Kay, MD

PCP, PEDS

Cynthia Sudar Singh Prabahar, MD

PCP

Diana Rojas, PA

PCP

Edwin Almonte, MD

PCP

Ifiok Akpan, NP

PCP, PEDS

Jazlen Samboy, PA

PCP

Jihyun Jo, NP

PCP

Kathlyn Mora, NP

PCP

Latoya Foster, PA

PCP, UC

Luis Ortiz, PAC

PCP

Madhavi Nagapaga, MD

PCP, UC

Moonju Bae, FNP

FNP

Navdeep Chharan, NP

NP

Nina Nguyen, MD

PCP

Osiris Salcedo, MD

MD

Sumir Sahgal, MD

Chief Medical Officer at Essen Medical Associates PC

Zumara Ayers, PA

PCP, Vein center



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