Primary Care Specialist

Heights Family Medicine

Sally Khalifa, DO

Family Medicine located in Dearborn Heights, MI

Whether you’re in picture perfect health or you have multiple chronic health conditions, you need a primary care physician to manage all of your health and wellness needs. Family medicine physician, Sally Khalifa, DO, at Heights Family Medicine in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, takes a holistic and integrative approach to care and can manage all of your health needs from your annual checkup to sick visits and everything in between. To schedule an appointment, contact the office by phone or online today.

Primary Care Q & A

What is primary care?

Primary care is an area of medicine focused on whole-person health. Dr. Khalifa spent many years training in various settings, so she can manage all of your health and wellness needs and provides expert care for men, women, and adolescents ages 12 and up. 

In addition to helping you manage your overall health, Dr. Khalifa acts as your health care advocate, ensuring you get any necessary tests or treatments you need to improve your health. When needed, she can also refer you to medical specialists for targeted care. 

Prevention and wellness are also a priority for Dr. Khalifa, and she focuses much of her time with you talking about your lifestyle habits and the changes you can make to improve health and prevent the onset of chronic disease. 

Can primary care help me manage my chronic health issue?

Yes, Dr. Khalifa is a family medicine physician and received targeted medical training to provide comprehensive care for all of her patients, which includes the care and management of chronic health issues. 

Some of the most common chronic conditions she manages for her patients include:

  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Hypertension

She also provides sick visits to help you recover from an acute illness, such as the cold or flu. Sick care also includes helping you manage unexpected changes with your chronic health condition, such as breathing difficulties related to your asthma or a flare-up in joint pain from your arthritis.

At Heights Family Medicine, Dr. Khalifa also offers mental health services and can provide the most appropriate treatment to help you get relief from your depression or anxiety. 

What can I expect from my primary care doctor?

Dr. Khalifa takes a holistic and integrative approach to medicine, and you can expect comprehensive care that focuses on all of your health and wellness needs. 

She offers different physical exams to meet your specific health needs, including annual exams, sports physicals, and wellness exams. 

Because Dr. Khalifa is so focused on preventive health, she provides immunizations to improve your immune health and conducts health screenings, including cancer screenings, to assess your risk of disease. 

She also offers smoking cessation to help you quit smoking, which can reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease.

To schedule an appointment with a compassionate physician who can help you manage all of your health needs, call Heights Family Medicine or request an appointment online today.