You can accomplish so much by living and working in a fast-paced place like New York City. Unfortunately, it is easy to lose the value of a personal touch in such an environment. When it comes to your healthcare, there is something we can do about it. Dr. Raymond Zakhari of Metro Medical Direct offers
Psychiatric House Calls
Unlike neurology, psychiatry deals with the issues of the mind. In psychiatry, the symptoms that are being treated often have no visible neurological basis. The entire psychiatric field is based on diagnosing problems by eliminating alternative explanations. That means that the psychiatrist, along with the rest of your medical team, must rule out a host
Dr. Raymond Zakhari, NP Before you run through the usual symptoms of a Major Depressive Disorder and immediately declare that the man in your life is not depressed, consider the symptoms of atypical depression which can also be called high functioning depression. In Major Depression, the symptoms are relatively easy to identify because it looks
A psychotherapist who makes house calls: Psychotherapy is also known as talk therapy (by someone trained in psychology, psychiatry, or mental health counseling), and can be an essential part of treatment for depression or bipolar disorder (manic depression). A good psychotherapist can help you cope with feelings and symptoms, and change behavior patterns that may
By Dr. Raymond Zakhari While it may seem obvious in order to stop an addiction one has to stop using the addictive substance. Quitting a narcotics addiction, in particular, can be very uncomfortable, and the discomfort during the initial detoxification process often leads people to abandon their efforts. A medically supervised detox may alleviate some
What is concierge medical care? What is boutique care? What is direct primary care or personalized care? These are all euphemisms for paying directly for your care and not going through an insurance provider. This allows for the patient and no other party to have control of the healthcare encounter. These concierge care practices are
Dr. Raymond Zakhari, NP The average male much less an alpha male is not going to eagerly lie on a stranger’s couch and discuss their feelings. Feelings for many men are a tactile sensation commonly experienced through the use of their largest organ (the skin). Most men characterize health in terms of function and form.