We found 4 preventive medicine providers who accept Platinum Navigate Plus 0 near Pittsburgh, PA.

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Dr. Aletha Yvette Akers, MPH, MD
Specializes in Public Health & General Preventive Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Aletha Akers is a physician who specializes in public health & general preventive medicine and obstetrics & gynecology. She is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Akers graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Dr. Richard Kent Zimmerman, MPH, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Other, Preventive Medicine
6023 Harvard Square
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Richard Zimmerman's areas of specialization are family medicine and preventive medicine; he sees patients in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Zimmerman honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. After attending Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at OhioHealth - Grant Medical Center, Columbus and a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He is affiliated with UPMC Shadyside.

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Dr. Victor John Catullo, MD
Specializes in Occupational Medicine, Other, Diagnostic Radiology
200 Lothrop Street; Room 3950 Chp Cmt
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Victor Catullo works as a diagnostic radiologist and occupational medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. Before performing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and National Naval Medical Center, Dr. Catullo attended Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. In his practice, Dr. Catullo focuses on women's imaging. Dr. Catullo honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with UPMC East, UPMC Shadyside, and UPMC McKeesport.

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Clinical interests: Women's Imaging

Specializes in Family Medicine, Public Health & General Preventive Medicine, Geriatrics
3471 5th Avenue; Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Elizabeth Porter sees patients in Pittsburgh, PA. Her medical specialties are family medicine, public health & general preventive medicine, and geriatrics (elderly care). She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Dr. Porter graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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What is Preventive Medicine?

Preventive medicine is, in broad terms, medical care that keeps people healthy. So in a sense, all doctors practice preventive medicine. However, it is also a recognized medical specialty that promotes well-being for communities and populations. Preventive medicine specialists study the conditions and behaviors (such as obesity or smoking) that cause disease. They may make policy decisions (such as on food safety or seatbelt use) that help keep communities safe. Treating a population as a whole, they work to promote health and prevent sickness or death.

There are three main subspecialties within preventive medicine. They are:
  • Aerospace Medicine: Often applied in a military setting, these physicians care for crew and passengers in air or space vehicles.
  • Occupational Medicine: These specialists protect safe workplaces and the health of people at work.
  • Public Health: These specialists promote health within larger communities, for example by educating the public about chronic illness, or promoting vaccinations.

Some preventive medicine specialists work ‘on the ground,’ seeing and treating patients. Others work in government or organization offices. Wherever they are, preventive medicine specialists must have a wide medical knowledge base, including infectious disease, occupational health, health care management, epidemiology, and others.

Preventive medicine works towards the goal of ensuring that all members of society have the opportunity to lead a safe and healthy life.
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