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Saranac Lake Office

Redfield Medical Office Building
2249 State Route 86, Suite 3
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Phone: 518-891-3845
Fax: 518-891-1236

Hours: Monday - Friday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM

Tupper Lake Office

7 Stetson Road
Tupper Lake, NY 12986

Phone: 518-359-7222
Fax: 518-359-7664

Hours: Vary depending on physician's schedule

Current Preventative Care Schedule

Preventative Care for Adults

Our physicians utilize recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force for preventative care. These recommendations are suggestions, and individual care based on a patient's unique personal and family history always take precedence. General Guidelines include: 

  • Screening for colon cancer beginning at age 50.
  • Screening for breast cancer beginning at age 40, in some cases 50 depending on discussion with your physician.  
  • Screening for cervical cancer in women beginning at age 21.
  • Screening for osteoporosis for women at age 60, or sooner depending on certain risk factors.

Recommended Vaccines: 

  • Influenza Vaccine.
  • Pneumovax- Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine.
  • Prevnar- Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.
  • Zostavax- Shingles Vaccine.

Your physician will discuss with you screening for other chronic conditions based on your personal risk factors and history. 

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