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HealthCare Resources PV Hot Topics and November Clinics

Pamela Thompson - HealthCare Resources
November 5, 2018

Movember celebrates Men’s Health, specifically focusing on prostate and testicular cancer awareness. For all men and the women who love them! Saturday November 10, 2018, 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm Francisco Villa #1389 Parking Lot of Diagnosti-K.  Join us for a lively ‘health fair’ with games, prizes, information, tacos, beer, music and much more! No charge event! We really hope to see you there! It will be loads of fun!
November 20, 2018 -  9:00 am - Breakfast with a Urologist. Have a casual chat around the table with our urologists. Ask questions about anything and everything you want to know regarding men’s urology. Our breakfasts with a physician are very popular. No charge but RSVP required.
There is no charge to attend our “Hot Topic Tuesdays” but space is limited so an RSVP is required!
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9.00 am - Dr. Fernando Marquez Emergency Room Specialist will speak on “Medications: Generic? Non-Generic? Doc-in-the-Box?” What are you REALLY purchasing when you buy medication at the corner walk-in pharmacy versus a larger, well known pharmacy? Are the medications here different than north of the border? Instead of reading other people’s opinions on Facebook, why not learn from an expert?
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 9.00 am - Dr. Alejandro Rios Pulmonologist Lung Issues in our Area Yes, we do have TB here. Flu? Bronchitis? Pneumonia? With the flu season upon us, what do you need to know? What is that nagging cough everyone has?  Learn all you need to know!
All of our clinics are SCREENING clinics. Spaces are limited so if you would like to participate, the sooner you send your request, the better. You can always schedule an appointment outside of the clinic dates but you will pay a full priced consult. You will receive a very detailed email with location, time, directions and instructions for your appointment.  
Skin Clinic - November 9, 2018 and November 27, 2018 - 350 pesos – PLUS members pay 325 pesos This is a skin cancer screening check by an oncologist (not by a dermatologist). He checks from your scalp all the way to the bottoms of your feet. These clinics fill quickly.   
Eye Clinic - November 12, 2018 and November 23, 2018 - 425 pesos – PLUS members pay 400 pesos Vision exam, pressure test for glaucoma, exam and evaluation by an ophthalmologist.
Ear Clinic - November 13, 2018 Bucerias November 14, 2018 and November 21, 2018 Puerto Vallarta - 425 pesos – PLUS members pay 375 pesos These clinics are performed by an ENT who will check inside your ears and clean if necessary. Note: This is NOT a hearing test!
Vascular Clinic - November 16, 2018 - 400 pesos – PLUS members pay 350 pesos Our Vascular specialist will evaluate your blood flow, varicose veins, and your risk factors for vascular disease. You will receive a report with recommendations.   
Mammogram Clinic - November 16, 2018 and November 23, 2018 2,100 pesos – PLUS Members pay 2,000 pesos Includes a 2D digital mammogram with state of the art, tomosynthesis machine, (the only one in the area) using low-radiation and low pressure technique, breast ultrasound (if deemed necessary), a manual exam and a complete review and explanation of your films. These are performed by a breast specialist and an oncologist.
Foot Clinic - 300 pesos – PLUS members pay 250 pesos November 21, 2018 Vallarta andNovember 22, 2018 Bucerias. Have a complete evaluation of your feet and toes by our foot specialist. Check for fungus, corns, and bunions – the works! Our feet take a beating on the cobblestones here. ***BONUS*** All participants in the Foot Clinic have the opportunity to have a wonderful Medical Pedicure the day of the clinic at the cost of 100 pesos! (Regular price: 300 pesos)
Cardiac Clinic - November 19, 2018 Puerto Vallarta & November 21, 2018 Bucerias - Price: 650 pesos - PLUS members pay 600 pesos Includes consult/interview with a cardiologist, EKG, Blood Pressure check. We recommend that prior to your appointment, you have a cholesterol profile and we are offering this at a discounted price. (This is an amazing savings – outside of our Clinic, the price for this is 1,200 pesos).
Thyroid Clinic - November 20, 2018 -  450 pesos – PLUS members pay 400 pesos Includes consult/interview with our endocrinologist. We highly recommend a thyroid profile (lab study) prior to the appointment. We offer this at a discounted price.
Pulmonary Clinic - November 27, 2018 - Price: 550 pesos – PLUS Members 500 pesos A complete evaluation by our lung specialist along with recommendations. We require a basic chest X-ray to be performed prior to the clinic (we set up at a discounted price).
Women’s Clinic - November 27, 2018 - Option #1: Price: 775 pesos – PLUS members pay 690 pesos Includes consult, Pap smear, pelvic exam by a female GYN. Option #2: Price: 1,000 pesos – PLUS members pay 900 pesos Includes consult, Pap smear, pelvic exam and trans-vaginal ultrasound by a female GYN.
Men’s Check-up, Women’s Check-up, Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, MRI, CT Scan, Lab studies – any and all studies you might need. Just send us an email!

We have an audiologist that comes once a month from the US. She is a star! If you need a hearing aid, need your hearing aids repaired, please send an email and we will put you in touch with her.
There are so many ways to give here in the area, so many people in need. If you would like a copy of our current Wish list, just send me an email. Anything and everything is always so very much appreciated!
The Jungle Drums are beating wildly so let’s put a couple of things to rest! Yes! It is true! We are preparing to open and move into a brand new, beautiful facility next door to Soriana, on the south side of the terminal marina where the cruise ships dock. This is an INDEPENDENT FACILITY that will have day surgery, physician’s offices, radiology, lab services, a conference room – the works! And yes, I will have a large office there! But by no means am I leaving my Hospital San Javier Marina office! I love it there and will continue there as well! I will go back and forth every day. Now, if only someone would build a walking bridge for me to cross, that would be just perfect!
We are here for all of your healthcare needs! If you would like to schedule a time to sit down and have a chat, just let me know!
Here’s to a wonderful November!
Pamela Thompson
HealthCare Resources Puerto Vallarta

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