ACUTE, PREVENTIVE AND CHRONIC CARE

With our “same day appointment” policy and Personal Medical Concierge for Seniors

PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOME (PCMH)

With On-Site Screening, Saturday Clinics, Same Day Referrals and Lab Draws

E-HEALTH WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY TOOLS

TeleHealth, Patient Portal, Mobile Access to Health Records

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Shield Medical Group

Dear Patient,

Mission vision and values

Mission - QUICK COMPREHENSIVE AND COST-EFFECTIVE CARE.

Vision - To become a patient centered medical home that delivers quick, comprehensive and cost-effective care.

Values - As a patient centered medical home, we will strive to engage patients and caregivers to coordinate care and maximize preventive care measures for the detection and management of chronic diseases.

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our practice and to thank you for choosing Shield Medical Group as your primary care provider. We look forward to providing you with personalized, comprehensive health care focusing on wellness and prevention. At Shield Medical Group, we focus not only on routine medical care but also on chronic illness management such as diabetes pulmonary disease, endocrine disorders, heart disease gastroenterology and geriatric medicine. In addition, I provide walk-in care to address your emergent care needs. In today's complex world, we aim to take care of our patients for life - in the office, during hospitalization and in nursing homes. As your primary care physician, we work collaboratively with hospitals, nursing homes, home health, specialists, labs and diagnostic facilities to coordinate all aspects of our patient care including inpatient hospitalization and specialty consultation care, as needed.

Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm. You can communicate with us 24/7 on our patient portal. We will be offering tele-medicine visits during off hours and weekends.

Before your visit, please notify your health insurance company that Dr. Kundlas / Shield Medical Group will be your new primary care provider. We also request that you contact your previous primary care physician and specialists and inform them we will be requesting copies of your medical records.

For your initial visit, please bring your health insurance identification card as well as a photo I.D. Please bring a complete list of all of your medications, as well as the strength and dose of each one.

Preregistration.

For your convenience, you can pre-register on our patient portal and provide your health information. It will allow us to create a chart in our electronic medical record so that we could activate your patient portal. Through the portal, you will be able to communicate with us via a smart phone app or on a computer. You will be able to share your medical information on HIPAA compliant platform.

Online appointment booking.

Shield Medical Group is committed to breaking the barriers between you and your healthcare providers. You can schedule your appointment at your own convenience. If you are a Shield Medical Group patient, we can activate your on-line account and you will be able to access our online schedule.

Telemedicine.

Shield Medical Group offers virtual visits at your own convenience via smart phone or computer on our telemedicine platform. It is an encrypted and HIPAA compliant method that allows you to communicate directly with your physician.

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Once again, we would like to thank you for choosing us as your primary health care provider. We look forward to working with you.

Sincerely,
Kulmeet Kundlas, M.D.