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Complex Cholesterol Management and Prevention of Heart Disease and Diabetes.  Advanced Lipoprotein Testing and Arterial Imaging from a recognized National Thought Leader.
 
see blog below for updates !
 
Learn more about my exciting new partnership with ModernMed here ! Why ModernMed ? Innovative preventive and concierge medical solutions. Ultimate facilitator of healthcare services. Uncompromising service experience. Are you ready ? ModernMed is a forward-thinking health care service firm designed to create a better health care experience for patients, physicians and businesses. We establish and maintain modern primary care practice environments across the country that are unlike any traditional practice. As a company focused on exceeding the expectations of its physician, patient and business customers, we maintain primary care environments that have people looking at health care in a whole new light.
 
FirstLine Therapy (FLT)—therapeutic lifestyle change (TLC) program to manage, prevent, or reverse chronic diseases (such as prediabetes, diabetes, cholesterol disorders, obeisty.) Call the office to schedule your own 12 week FLT lifestyle intervention program.  This program will augment or even replace existing medications, and should be covered by patient insurance (as I am involved in every visit, along with a Board Certified Dietitian.)  In the meantime you can begin ordering MetaGenics nutritional products to reduce your risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease (or click on  www.baltimorelipidcenter.meta-ehealth.com )
 
The Baltimore Lipid Center also does CardioMetabolic Risk (diabetes/ coronary artery disease etc. ) consults, and we can work WITH and report back TO, your regular doctor. This is the ONLY suburban Baltimore Lipid Clinic (specializing in cholesterol disorders and prevention of heart disease and diabetes) , and we draw advanced cholesterol/ lipoprotein testing , as well as offering screening for early plaque/ atherosclerosis with in-house Carotid Ultrasound.
 
Find out why Health Diagnostics Laboratories (www.myhdl.com) offers the most advanced testing for cardiovscualr disease and diabetes (covered/ accepted by ALL insurances.)

Welcome to our new practice website !
 
Gregory Pokrywka MD FACP FNLA NCMP
 
Director, Baltimore Lipid Center
ABCL certified Clinical Lipidologist
Aggressive diagnosis and treatment of lipid (cholesterol and triglyceride) disorders-prevention of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes.
North American Menopause Society Certified Menopausal Clinician. (Only a handful of US physicians are "double-boarded" in Menopause and Clinical Lipidology)
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
General Internal Medicine
 
 
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Care Philosophy
 
Prevention is the Key !
 
I practice quality not quantity medicine.

Practice Goals 2012 :
  • Establish Preventive Medicine practice and continue consultation services.
  • State of the art, efficient, caring, Internal Medicine, Lipidology and Menopausal Medicine.
  • Prevention of cardiovascular disease (heart attack and stroke).
  • Nationwide educational lecturer, author and thought leader in Clinical and Menopausal Lipidology.

Choosing a healthcare provider is one of the most important decisions you can make. You want someone who is caring, knowledgeable, and accessible. Someone willing to take the time to go over all of your options and treat you as a person, not just a patient.

At my practice, we pride ourselves on our patient service. We offer a knowledgeable staff, safe and proven procedures, and the latest in medical technology. Dr. Pokrywka has extensive experience in advanced cholesterol / lipoprotein testing, and in  on-site Carotid IMT ultrasound imaging for atherosclerosis screening, and utilizing clinical nutrition consultation. I've created this web site for both new and current patients. It includes specific information on the practice and the staff along with general wellness information.

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Friday, May 7, 2010

FirstLine Therapy - Helping You Make Lifestyle Changes to Improve Health
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Baltimore Lipid Center

Gregory Pokrywka MD

7801 York Road #300
Towson, Maryland 21204-7449


Tel: 410-337-0720
Fax: 410-337-0714

 

for NON-URGENT matters, please contact us via email at :

kkeefer-hart@modernmed.com

Office Hours:

Monday       11:30 am - 8 pm
Tuesday      11:30 am - 6 pm
Wed-Friday   7:30 am - 3:30 pm

(hours may occ. vary due to Dr. Pokrywka's national lecturing schedule.)

If you need more information, please don't hesitate to contact us by phone or e-mail.

Gregory Pokrywka MD FACP FNLA NCMP
Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Women’s Menopausal Health