Having a physical exam at least once a year is the best way to maintain excellent health or detect possible medical problems before they become serious. At San Fernando Medical Center in San Fernando, California, Robert Partovy, DO, and his experienced team offer annual physical exams, adult day health care evaluations, and Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) physicals. Call the office or use the online booking feature to schedule your next physical exam today.

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What are physical exams?

Physical exams at San Fernando Medical Center include medical evaluations for older adults to ensure their good health or detect potential health problems. The San Fernando Medical Center team has many years of experience caring for geriatric patients and always has their best interest at heart. They offer all physicals for adults over 65.

What should I expect during physical exams?

During physical exams at San Fernando Medical Center, your primary care provider often completes the following steps

Vital signs check

Your San Fernando Medical Center specialist checks your blood pressure, pulse, temperature, or other vital signs during physical exams.

Medical history review

The San Fernando Medical Center team reviews your medical history by asking about your lifestyle, medications, symptoms, and personal and family health histories.

Medical evaluation

During medical evaluations, your specialist evaluates your overall health and wellness. They assess your eyes, ears, throat, neck, abdomen, limbs, reflexes, and more. Your provider also listens to your heartbeat and breathing.


You might need screenings for high cholesterol, high blood pressure (hypertension), diabetes, heart disease, mental health conditions, arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, or other chronic conditions.

Your provider might order bloodwork, a urine test, heart-function and lung-function tests, and an imaging procedure like X-rays, an MRI, a CT scan, or a bone scan. They also screen your vision and hearing.


If you need treatment, the San Fernando Medical Center team offers weight-loss counseling, medication prescriptions, immunizations, minor procedures, mental health treatments, Alzheimer’s treatments, specialist referrals, and more.

Your specialist fills out adult day health care evaluation forms, DMV physical forms, and other paperwork whenever necessary.

How often should I schedule physical exams?

The best time to schedule physical exams is once a year to allow your primary care provider to monitor your health. You can also see your San Fernando Medical Center specialist if you have concerns about your health, become ill, develop unusual symptoms, or need an adult day health care evaluation or DMV physical.

Call San Fernando Medical Center or book your next physical exam online today.