Neonatal Circumcision By Steven Namihas, M.D.

Neonatal Circumcision Circumcision in the male involves the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis, usually during the newborn period. It is one of the most common procedures in the world. In 2007, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) convened a multidisciplinary Taskforce, which included members representing the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Task force determined that the health benefits of newborn male circumcision...

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IMMIGRATION PHYSICALS

We have resumed seeing ONLY local Redding residents for Immigration physicals at this time. Please sign in online and wait until you are requested to come in to our office. Thank you so much for your understanding during this pandemic.

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Telemedicine Now Available!

Hilltop Medical Clinic “Adapting to Rapidly Changing Health Care Climate” Staying Ahead of The Curve Redding, Ca— Friday March 20, 2020 — Today, Hilltop Medical Clinic announced immediate availability of Telemedicine enabling those who might be infectious, as well as at personal risk, to seek medical care from the safety of their homes. “We are working to stay ahead of the curve,” said Dr. Nancy Sutton Pierce, Director of Public Relations at Hilltop Medical Clinic. To find out if a...

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IT’S FLU SHOT TIME AGAIN!

We would like to remind you to get your flu shot now, before cold and flu season really gets here. Don’t wait til it’s too late. Cash pay $25 or we can bill most insurances that usually cover at 100%. Walk-in at either clinic, anytime! High dose for those 65 years and older is available for insurance only- not cash pay.

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Birth Control

We are fortunate to have both Dr. Kevin Waits, GYN & Sue Waits, P.A. for female exams. Dr. Waits works Tuesday & Wednesday at the Main Clinic on Hilltop Drive for many female medical issues-No Appointment Necessary.  Sue Waits, P.A. schedules female exams between 11AM to 3 PM Tuesday & Wednesday at our clinic located on Eureka Way. Call (530) 246-4629 to schedule an appointment to see her. Access to a written birth control prescription is available immediately at HMC....

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School Sport Physical Exam

Available without an appointment. Cost: Special cash pay price is $20.00 for June 2020 Please be sure to sign-in prior to arriving at the Clinic.  Price will be $30 in July 2020 and thereafter for payment at the time of service. The goal is to reduce injuries related to participation in school sports activities. This is important, but our ability to achieve it is still being debated in the medical journals. We can perform a heart transplant, but we still...

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Preoperative Evaluation

The preoperative exam is designed to identify medical problems that would adversely affect your health or the outcome of the surgery. Being in optimal health is the best way to avoid complications. Your Primary Care Physician, who is familiar with your medical problems and medications, should whenever possible, perform this exam. At this time HMC is performing preoperative exams for eye surgeries ONLY.  If you cannot access your Physician for your preoperative exam for eye surgery,  please bring a list...

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Sexual Dysfunction

HTMC provides evaluations and treatment for ED with perscriptions of Viagra, Levitra, and Cialis. Everyone has seen the sexual dysfunction commercials on TV. Some are direct, like Mr. Dole talking frankly and coining the term ED (erectile dysfunction). Others are more artistic and hint about the quality of the sexual experience. The reality is that it is still a difficult topic for patients to discuss with their Physician. Research has documented how common ED is, and yet only a fraction...

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Anxiety / Depression

Anxiety and depression are common conditions that smolder along for months, compromising a person's quality of life. They often interfere with our relationships, family, friends, and our work. The symptoms can peak suddenly and come to a crisis, requiring immediate treatment. There are no formal tests to establish a diagnosis, so it is important to exclude medical conditions that can cause similar symptoms. Approximately 1 out of 40 patients evaluated for anxiety have a thyroid disorder. This is called making...

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