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If you had medication prescribed, it will be electronically prescribed by the end of the day. If it was not then something went wrong and please send me an email to let me know.


You may have opted for home delivery. We use Capsule to get you the best price possible for your medication, which is then delivered free of charge to your home.

If you chose to have your prescription sent to your local pharmacy you should check out They have coupons for almost every medication. Download a coupon and bring it to the pharmacy when you pick up your medication. 

You may also be using PillPack by Amazon, VitaCare, CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid, or your local pharmacy. Wherever you need your prescription sent, that's where it will go. 

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Did we talk about DIET AND EXERCISE? Probably not so much. Start by checking your BMI or Body Mass Index. 


Did you know Mount Sinai has a Weight Management Program?


Test results are typically available within 1 week. Certain genetic tests take longer. Biopsy results are usually available within a few days. Results will be mailed or emailed to you and will be available on MyChart. If a test comes back abnormal I will usually call instead of email. You can always reach out if you haven't heard back regarding your results. 


Visiting the doctor is no fun. Why not grab a bite and shop at one of the nearby local businesses? Check out these fantastic restaurants, stores, and things to do after your visit to Mount Sinai Doctors Westchester. 




  • Have your blood pressure checked at least once every 2 years. If the top number (systolic number) is from 120 to 139 mm Hg, or the bottom number (diastolic number) is from 80 to 89 mm Hg, you should have it checked every year.

  • If the top number is 130 or greater or the bottom number is 80 or greater, schedule an appointment with your provider to learn how you can reduce your blood pressure.

  • If you have diabetes, heart disease, kidney problems, or certain other conditions, you may need to have your blood pressure checked more often, but still at least once a year.

  • Watch for blood pressure screenings in your area. Ask your provider if you can stop in to have your blood pressure checked.



  • Recommended starting age for cholesterol screening is age 45 for women with no known risk factors for coronary heart disease.

  • Once cholesterol screening has started, your cholesterol should be checked every 5 years.

  • Repeat testing sooner than needed if changes occur in lifestyle (including weight gain and diet).

  • If you have high cholesterol levels, diabetes, heart disease, kidney problems, or certain other conditions, you may need to be checked more often.



  • If you are over age 44, you should be screened every 3 years.

  • Having a BMI over 25 means that you are overweight. If you are overweight, ask your provider if you should be screened at a younger age. Asian Americans should be screened if their BMI is greater than 23.

  • If your blood pressure is above 130/80 mm Hg, or you have other risk factors for diabetes, your provider may test your blood sugar level for diabetes.


  • Have an eye exam every 2 to 4 years ages 40 to 54 and every 1 to 3 years ages 55 to 64. Your provider may recommend more frequent eye exams if you have vision problems or glaucoma risk.

  • Have an eye exam at least every year if you have diabetes.


  • You should get a flu shot every year.

  • Ask your provider if you should get a vaccine to reduce your risk of pneumococcal infection (causes a type of pneumonia).

  • You should have a tetanus-diphtheria and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine once as part of your tetanus-diphtheria vaccines if you did not receive it previously as an adolescent. You should have a tetanus-diphtheria booster every 10 years.

  • You may get a shingles or herpes zoster vaccine at or after age 50.

  • Your provider may recommend other immunizations if you are at high risk for certain conditions.


  • The US Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for hepatitis C. Depending on your lifestyle and medical history, you may need to be screened for infections such as syphilis, chlamydia, and HIV, as well as other infections.


You should have an annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) if all of the following are present:

  • You are over age 55 AND

  • You have a 30 pack-year smoking history AND

  • You currently smoke or have quit within the past 15 years


  • Your blood pressure should be checked at least every year.

  • Your provider may recommend checking your cholesterol every 5 years if you have risk factors for coronary heart disease.

  • Your height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) should be checked at each exam.

During your exam, your provider may ask you about:

  • Depression

  • Diet and exercise

  • Alcohol and tobacco use

  • Safety issues, such as using seat belts and smoke detectors


  • Your provider may check your skin for signs of skin cancer, especially if you're at high risk. People at high risk include those who have had skin cancer before, have close relatives with skin cancer, or have a weakened immune system.

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