We provide service for all adult health needs. This includes physical exams, adult internal medicine care, travel advice, and many other services. If necessary, we can also refer you to some of the best doctors in the world, all located in this facility. Please click on the icon for more information.
A physical examination is usually performed for new patients, and many adult patients have physical examinations after that every year or so. This may include examinations which are appropriate for your gender and age, such as pelvic exams, pap smears, breast exams, rectal and prostate exams, etc. Also, if blood tests or other items such as skin tests, urine analysis, X rays, etc. are necessary, they can be done within this facility, most on a same day basis. Other tests which are recommended for some people after physical examinations, such as mammograms, EKGs, echocardiogram, treadmill tests, etc. can also be done within this facility.
School, Camp, Sports or Health Club Physical Examinations
Please see the physical examinations section above. As always, it is a good idea to call to schedule these examinations at least a month before they are required.
Examinations for Certificates
We can perform examinations which are required to keep or obtain such certificates as DOT licenses, bus driver licenses, teaching or day care licenses, and most other such exams. This also includes the blood test and certificate required to obtain a marriage license in Massachusetts. Please see also the physical examination section above. As always, it is best to call to schedule these examinations well before the date they are required.
All of our physicians are up to date on issues which effect the health of women, and they can help you with many of the most current concerns. This includes such services as pelvic exams, breast cancer screening and advice, cervical cancer screening and advice, osteoporosis prevention, contraception, exercise for women, and many other subjects. Four of our staff physicians are women. If necessary, we can also refer you to some of the world's best Obstetricians and Gynecologists right here at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Our physicians can help men with their health concerns throughout their lives. This includes many issues of interest to men such as prostate health, sexual dysfunction and many other concerns. If necessary, we can refer you to urologists and other specialists right here at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
After you have seen your primary physician at BPP, your prescriptions may be renewed by telephone. Call 617-983-7099, and follow the voice instructions; you will have to press 1, then press 2, then 1 again. This will get you to the prescription refill line. Please leave the following information on this voice mail line: 1. Your name; 2. Your BWH ID number, or your date of birth; 3. Your telephone number; 4. Your pharmacy name and location, and the telephone number if you know it; 5. The name of the medication you want to renew; the dose of that medication you take; how often you take it; and how many pills or tablets you want. (For instance, "I take Zestril 20 milligram tablets once a day, please give me 30"). Renewal by telephone can be very convenient for medications you take on a regular basis. It may take 24 hours for the prescription to be called in, so don't wait too long to call. This service is not appropriate for some medications, such as antibiotics or controlled substances (like narcotics) or medications you have not taken before. These requests should be discussed with your doctor.