• Nearly half of adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure, putting them at risk for heart disease and stroke, but what you don’t know about hypertension might surprise you. Odds are, you may have high blood pressure and not even know it, that’s a serious mistake. Less worries more positive moments. Close up view […]

  • Don’t let diabetes steal your sight. If you’re one of the millions of Americans living with diabetes, you already know how important it is to schedule regular doctors’ exams and lab work. You may not realize how important it is to get regular eye exams as well. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the most common form […]

  • The A1C test is one of the most valuable tools your primary-care physician can use to manage your diabetes. It can identify prediabetes; it can be used to diagnose diabetes, and it monitors how well your diabetes treatment is working. “Especially coming out of COVID, many people have been sedentary and not eating as well, […]

  • UPDATED July 19, 2021 — According to CDC data, the delta variant accounts for nearly 60 percent of new COVID cases in U.S. The CDC also reports the seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases rose 70 percent, with hospitalizations up 36 percent and deaths up 26 percent. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy has reported […]

  • by Brian Zelis, M.D., Family Medicine Some say Southwest Florida has two seasons – hot and hotter. But the summertime rise in temperatures can really turn up the heat on a sun-related health issue.  Protect Your Largest Organ: Your skin is the largest organ in your body, it’s living, breathing and constantly changing, so it’s […]

  • Just because nurses retire, it doesn’t mean they stop caring. In fact, the Pandemic has brought a small group of nurses out of retirement to lend a hand when it was needed most. “There was a large group of nurses in Lee County who, with the Pandemic, wanted to help out,” explains Millennium Physician Group […]

  • Due to depletion of our supplies, Millennium Physician Group is no longer administering the Moderna vaccine (this includes administration of the second dose.) The Johnson & Johnson/Janssen one-dose vaccine is available in limited quantities to patients through a select number of our COVID-19 vaccine sites. Millennium locations administering the J&J vaccine can be viewed here. […]

  •   When is an emergency really an emergency? And when can your medical issue be taken care of by your primary-care provider? Family Physician Manuel Garcia, M.D., says the answer is just a phone call away. “Most people should have a primary-care physician who knows them medically, who they can call and consult, it’s very […]

  • You don’t only get sick during regular business hours. Virtual visits are moving out of the 9-5 to give patients the care they want when they need it. Millennium Physician Group is advancing the technology, creating a virtual care clinic to meet patients’ needs whenever they need care. “One of the things that we want […]

  • We are excited to announce Robert Ashley, M.D. has joined our Gainesville team. He specializes in family medicine with a focus on prevention and management of chronic conditions. Address: 6800 NW 9th Blvd., Suite 4 Gainesville, FL 32605 Click Here to learn more about Dr. Ashley!