Our Practice Areas
Dr. Mendelsohn is experienced in multiple acute care settings. She can triage whether or not you need to go to an urgent care or Emergency Room BEFORE you go. She will sew up your laceration, remove your skin tags, biopsy a skin lesion you are unsure about, incise and drain an abscess along with multiple other acute, non-life threatening emergencies. If you are sick with possible flu, strep throat, UTI, pneumonia or other illness, she can manage most of this for you as well.
Dr. Mendelsohn has years of experience treating chronic diseases such as Hypertension, Diabetes, Asthma/COPD, Anxiety and Depression, Thyroid Disorders among many others. Please call if you would like to discuss whether or not she can manage your chronic illness. Please note: Dr. Mendelsohn does NOT manage chronic pain. She does NOT prescribe chronic opioid/pain medications. She does NOT prescribe chronic, daily benzodiazepines for anxiety. Each person will be assessed on a one-on-one basis and she will make sure to get you to the appropriate specialist for these conditions.
Dr. Mendelsohn sees children age 2 years and older. She can manage common pediatric ailments as well as provide well child care and sports physicals. Please note, Dr. Mendelsohn is a strong advocate for vaccinations. She follows the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians guidelines for vaccination scheduling. She will discuss on a one-on-one basis if you feel the need to alternate the scheduling of your child’s vaccines, but expects completion of ALL appropriate vaccinations by the time a child is entering school.
Dr. Mendelsohn is experienced in multiple GYN issues, including regular PAP smear screenings, contraception management (including IUD placement and removals), evaluation of abnormal menstrual cycles and menopausal symptoms.
Dr. Mendelsohn believes in treating the WHOLE person. This includes discussions surrounding prevention of chronic disease, age appropriate screening tests, goals of care and empowering you to live your most healthy life. That looks different for each of us! Every patient of NSFM will have a yearly Preventive Physical Visit included in membership to discuss these topics and more.