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Asked Questions

We understand that you may have questions about our healthcare services in Sarasota. That's why we've compiled a list of common questions and provided detailed answers to help you make informed decisions about your health.


Our FAQs cover topics ranging from our medical specialties to insurance and appointment scheduling. If you don't find the answers you're looking for, please don't hesitate to contact our friendly team at Center One Medical. We're here to assist you on your healthcare journey in Sarasota.

  • Does Center One Medical provide physical exams?
    Yes, Central One provides a range of physical exams for individuals of all ages, including adults, children, and athletes. Our skilled medical professionals conduct thorough assessments to detect any underlying health issues and offer valuable guidance on preventive care.
  • What should I know before my physical exam?
    Before your physical exam at Central One, ensure you bring a list of your medications and any questions or concerns you have. Provide your medical history and lifestyle details to aid the doctor's diagnosis. Wear comfortable clothing and, if applicable, bring previous test results or medical records for coordination.
  • How often should I get a physical exam?
    The recommended frequency of physical exams at Central One varies based on your age and health history. Typically, adults should undergo a physical exam every one to two years, unless your doctor suggests more frequent visits. For children, it is advisable to have a physical exam at least once a year.
  • Does Center One Medical offer specialized care for diabetes?
    Yes, at Central One, we take pride in providing specialized care for diabetes. Our medical center has a team of experienced endocrinologists and certified diabetes educators who focus on delivering comprehensive and personalized care to patients with diabetes. We aim to help patients effectively manage their condition and minimize the risk of potential complications.
  • What services are offered to patients with diabetes at Center One Medical?
    At Center One Medical, we provide a comprehensive range of services to support patients with diabetes in managing their condition effectively. Our offerings include nutrition counseling, diabetes education, and regular check-ups with our experienced endocrinologists. Additionally, we conduct diabetes management classes and host support groups, creating a supportive environment for patients to gain valuable insights into their condition and learn essential self-management techniques.
  • Is there any financial assistance available for diabetes care at Center One Medical?
    Yes, at Center One Medical, we offer financial assistance to eligible patients seeking diabetes care. Our dedicated financial counselors are available to guide patients through the process, assess their eligibility for assistance, and provide valuable information on the resources available to support them in managing their diabetes effectively.
  • Does Center One Medical offer weight loss services?
    Yes, at Center One Medical, we offer a comprehensive range of weight loss services designed to assist patients in achieving their health objectives. Our offerings include nutrition counseling, personalized exercise, and lifestyle recommendations, specialized medical weight loss programs, and the option of bariatric surgery if appropriate for the individual's needs.
  • What types of medical weight loss programs are offered at Center One Medical?
    At Center One Medical, we provide a diverse selection of medically supervised weight loss programs, carefully customized to suit the unique needs of each patient. Our programs encompass various effective approaches, including personalized diet and exercise plans, meal replacements, appetite suppressants, and other specialized techniques.
  • Does Center One Medical offer bariatric surgery?
    Yes, at Center One Medical, we provide bariatric surgery options, including lap band and gastric bypass, to support patients in reaching their weight loss objectives. Our skilled team of surgeons and healthcare professionals collaborates closely with each patient to create a tailored treatment plan that best suits their individual needs and ensures a successful and safe weight loss journey.
  • Does Center One Medical offer medical marijuana services?
    Yes, at Center One Medical, we provide medical marijuana services. Our team of knowledgeable medical professionals is here to help you evaluate whether medical marijuana is a suitable option for your specific medical condition. We offer guidance on its appropriate usage to ensure that you can make informed decisions about incorporating medical marijuana into your treatment plan.
  • What conditions can be treated with medical marijuana?
    Medical marijuana can be utilized to treat a diverse range of conditions, such as chronic pain, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and many others. Our team of experienced medical professionals is available to assist you in evaluating whether medical marijuana is a suitable and beneficial option for addressing your specific medical condition.
  • How can I get started with medical marijuana at Center One Medical?
    To begin the process of accessing medical marijuana services at Center One Medical, you should schedule an appointment with one of our qualified medical professionals. During this appointment, our team will conduct a thorough assessment of your medical condition to determine whether medical marijuana is a suitable treatment option for you. If it is deemed appropriate and approved, our medical professionals will guide you on the proper usage and administration of medical marijuana.
  • Does Center One Medical offer pediatric services?
    Yes, at Center One Medical, we provide an extensive array of pediatric services catering to the healthcare needs of children. Our offerings encompass preventive care, the diagnosis and treatment of childhood illnesses, vaccinations, and a comprehensive range of medical support tailored specifically for pediatric patients.
  • Does Center One Medical offer a pediatric emergency room?
    Yes, at Center One Medical, we take pride in providing a dedicated pediatric emergency room that operates 24/7. Our pediatric emergency room is staffed by highly skilled and experienced pediatric specialists, ensuring that children receive the best possible care during any urgent medical situation.
  • Does Center One Medical offer pediatric specialty care?
    Yes, at Center One Medical, we provide an extensive range of pediatric specialty services to address the unique healthcare needs of children. Our offerings encompass various specialties, including pediatric cardiology, neurology, pulmonology, endocrinology, and many more.
  • Does Center One Medical offer Botox treatments?
    Yes, at Center One Medical, we provide Botox treatments. Our team of skilled medical professionals is experienced in administering Botox and can assist you in achieving the desired results you are looking for.
  • How long do Botox treatments typically last?
    Botox treatments generally have a duration of three to six months, varying according to the individual and the specific area treated.
  • What can I expect after a Botox treatment?
    After a Botox treatment, it is normal to experience some mild redness or bruising at the injection site, which typically resolves within a few days. Additionally, you may have mild swelling or discomfort, but this should also subside within a few days. The results of your Botox treatment should become noticeable within a few days, allowing you to appreciate the improvements achieved.
  • What is COPD?
    COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, which is a chronic and progressive lung condition that hinders airflow and makes it challenging to breathe. The disease encompasses various lung conditions, primarily chronic bronchitis and emphysema. People with COPD often experience symptoms such as persistent coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness.
  • What treatments does Center One Medical offer for COPD?
    Center One Medical provides a comprehensive selection of treatments for COPD to effectively manage the condition and enhance patients' respiratory health. Our offerings include pulmonary rehabilitation, which involves structured exercise and education programs to improve lung function and overall well-being. We also offer oxygen therapy to help patients with low blood oxygen levels, various medications to control symptoms and reduce inflammation, and in certain cases, surgical options may be considered. Our team of skilled experts collaborates closely with each patient to develop a personalized treatment plan that aligns with their specific needs and goals.
  • What lifestyle modifications can I make to help manage my COPD?
    To manage COPD effectively, make lifestyle changes: quit smoking, exercise regularly, avoid triggers, follow a healthy diet, and take prescribed medications. Our team at Center One Medical offers guidance and support to improve your COPD symptoms.
  • Does Center One Medical offer geriatric services?
    Yes, at Center One Medical, we provide a wide range of geriatric services tailored to meet the unique healthcare needs of our elderly patients. Our team of specialists is dedicated to delivering comprehensive and compassionate care, specifically designed to support the well-being and health of seniors within our community.
  • What services are included in Center One Medical's geriatric program?
    Center One Medical's geriatric program encompasses a comprehensive array of services tailored for seniors, including preventive care, medication management, physical therapy, disease management, and more. We also offer specialized programs like memory care, palliative care, and social services, ensuring our elderly patients receive the utmost attention and support for their unique healthcare needs.
  • Does Center One Medical accept Medicare for geriatric services?
    Yes, at Center One Medical, we accept Medicare for all geriatric services. Additionally, we work with most major insurance plans to ensure seamless coverage for our elderly patients. For those who qualify, we also offer financial assistance to provide accessible and quality healthcare for seniors in our community.
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