Remote Medical Care for International #Travel? Can I have a physician on call?
I was interviewed for an article on Dr. Andrew Weil’s drweil.com:
“Yes, it is possible to arrange remote medical consultation while you’re traveling abroad. I discussed your question with Paul Abramson, M.D (http://mydoctorsf NULL.net/blog/our-doctors/)., an integrative medical doctor and travel medicine specialist in San Francisco who is a graduate Senior Fellow of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (http://integrativemedicine NULL.arizona NULL.edu/). He told me that a variety of services are available via e-mail, telep (http://mydoctorsf NULL.wpengine NULL.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/irishpassport2 NULL.jpg)hone or Skype. They vary in scope, cost and the kinds of assistance provided.
Dr. Abramson said that one option is to find a travel medicine doctor who can do your pre-travel consultation in person and then agree to help you remotely if you need any assistance. He said that he offers this service to his own patients …”
Click here to read the whole story on drweil.com (http://www NULL.drweil NULL.com/drw/u/QAA400896/Remote-Medical-Care-for-International-Travel NULL.html)
Or click the “travel medicine (http://mydoctorsf NULL.net/blog/specialties/travel-medicine/)” link to the left to find out more about how we can help you travel safely.
(excerpt from drweil.com)