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  Dr. Shor Speaks about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Lyme Disease on CBS

 

"Dr. Samuel Shor of Internal Medicine of Northern Virginia, says a tick bite may or may not produce a bullseye rash.  However there are other symptoms to look for.

Dr. Shor says, "anywhere from five days to 15 days after the tick bite there could be a flu-like illness, low grade fever, aches and muscle pain."

Click here to learn more at the HBot NOVA website>>

 

  IMNV Now Offering Labcorp Services On-Site for established patients only.  Call to Schedule.  Walk-ins also Welcome!

   The content contained in this website is based on the opinion, clinical experience and clinical findings of Drs. Samuel Shor, Eboni Cornish and Crystal Barnwell and Nurse Practitioner Irina Nikitina. It may not reflect the opinion of the general medical community, as opinion within the medical community is deeply divided regarding the best approach for treating Lyme disease.

 

URGENT New Patients

Note: We are not an urgent care center. However, given our interest in the management of tick borne illnesses such as Lyme disease, we are making an effort to provide the management for SELECTED individuals on an urgent basis. If you feel that you fulfill criteria for any of the following conditions, please proceed as described below. I appropriate, we will try to expedite your evaluations, POTENTIALLY same day. Please do not walk into our office with the expectation of our seeing you without this urgent screening process. At any point in time you may want to consider an urgent evaluation at a local urgent care center or emergency room. Thank you in advance.

Indications:

Involving PROPHYLACTIC MANAGEMENT:

1)      Actually imbedded tick

2)      Obvious tick bite in the last 72 hours [ideally bringing in tick for visual characterization-but not required]

Involving management of acute Lyme disease (with or without participation in the Nanotrap study below)

3)      EM rash actually present * [recognizing that this is a self-limited rash that by anticipated clinical course    would generally resolve spontaneously within 2weeks of onset]

         IF one qualifies for the Nanotrap study (in essence, presents with a clinician determined EM rash and associated flu like symptoms (IDEALLY-if recall a tick attachment at the site of this new rash): 

Option to participate in Nanotrap study if have an EM rash,  at the first visit AND 30days later :

                  a) FREE urine nanotrap testing

                  b) covered blood test to screen for Lyme disease-if not covered by your insurance

Determination of appropriateness for urgent evaluation

If you feel that one of the above scenarios is appropriate and you are seeking an urgent evaluation with one of our clinicians, please c all our receptionist at 703 709-1119 and indicate your request

     Anticipated fees:

INITIAL EVALUATION

                      By one of our Associates

 

 

NEW PATIENT URGENT/BASIC/FOCUSED Tick bite ~1/2hour visit

$200

 

NEW PATIENT URGENT/Focused/EM rash*

$350

 

       NEW PATIENT Complex chronic symptoms

$850 

 FOLLOW UP Evaluations**

       Routine follow up dependent upon complexity

$150-290 

       

If a comprehensive complex visit may be felt to be warranted by the clinicians:

up to $500

     




** Fees to be determined by the clinician dependent upon the complexity

Please note: this will include a NONREFUNDABLE deposit for urgent $75 and $300 deposit for chronic patients