St. Lawrence Health is committed to providing patients of all ages with exceptional, personalized primary care services across St. Lawrence County, including Canton, Gouverneur, Massena, and Potsdam, NY. By using a primary care provider affiliated with St. Lawrence Health, you have access to providers through a full continuum of care, from routine checkups to specialized visits, with individualized measures put in place to keep you and your family safe and healthy.
Primary care encompasses accessible, integrated health care services by physicians and specially trained teams who address a wide range of personal needs. At St. Lawrence Health, our primary care is person-centered and community-focused, designed to provide the people of St. Lawrence county with the best possible care.
A dedicated primary care provider ensures you have consistent care from a professional who understands your medical history. Because your primary care provider is familiar with your medical needs, abnormalities will be caught more quickly, allowing for more efficient treatment. Primary care and check-ups allow you to undergo routine checks to monitor the risk for heart disease, cancers, stroke, and other critical ailments.
Our primary care providers are specially trained and skilled in comprehensive, continuing care for people of all ages – from babies to senior patients and everyone in-between. Our services include:
Our primary care offices are all-ages medical practices, which means we coordinate top-of-the-line medical care for each member of your family without you having to worry about keeping track of records or coordinating appointments across several different offices. We proudly offer primary care services for your whole family in locations across St. Lawrence County to best meet your needs and your schedule.
As parents, your top priority is making sure your children receive the best quality medical care available to keep them safe and healthy. From initial appointments, after your child is born to wellness visits, sports physicals, and college physicals, our doctors monitor your child’s health and growth throughout their youth and adolescence in Canton, Massena, and Potsdam. Our pediatricians are available five days a week, with extended hours to best fit your busy schedule.
St. Lawrence Health serves patients of all ages, including the elderly. Our providers, nurses, and specialists provide personalized care for elderly and geriatric patients, including holistic care, wellness visits, preventative care, and the management of chronic diseases and conditions, including diabetes, cancer, and heart disease.
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