The Wellness and Prevention Center applies a multidisciplinary approach, specifically tailored to each patient’s needs. Our team of highly specialised Medical Doctors are led by an Internist Coordinator, who oversees the overall process and acts as a single point of contact.
Core team members:
More than 67 specialists support the core team, indicatively:
A proper medical check up can often prove to be crucial in determining potential health problems. It does not only aim to diagnose existing conditions, but also enables the evaluation of key risk factors, in order to develop a preventive strategy, specifically tailored to the visitor’s lifestyle choices, promoting longevity and wellness.
That’s why, is our state-of-the-art Prevention & Wellness Center, we have created 65 different check up programs for men, women and children, that offer a complete picture of the patient’s health, assess all possible implicit threats and, if required, refer the patient to prophylactic procedures or treatment.
Check up Programs
Basic Check Up Adults
Basic Specialized Check Up
Executive Check Up for men & women
Premium Check Up for men & women
VIP Check Up
Paediatrics Check Up Programs
Having a checkup performed regularly can be important and beneficial for your health.
It will help you identify any health issue before it becomes serious, thus increasing
your chances for cure.
Benefits of Check Up programs
You can either select one of our 65 programs (based on sex, age, medical history, lifestyle, etc.) or have a tailor-made one based on your particular needs!
Athens Medical Group’s checkup procedure is very well planned and implemented,
therefore providing you top-notch service while saving you valuable time and money.
Check Up Procedure
Duration: up to 2 hours. Check up programs take place at Prevention Medical Centers in Thessaloniki and in Athens. Basic check Up includes detailed consultation, evaluation of medical questionnaires, physical examination, extensive laboratory analyses (blood, urine), detailed discussion of findings and final consultation.
If clinically indicated, more examinations can be arranged depending on the visitor’s personal and family history, age, gender, body type and special needs.
A diagnostic test for infections may demonstrate the presence or absence of infection, detect evidence of a previous infection and provide an early diagnosis and treatment which can play an important role in preventing the development of long-term complications or the transmission of infections. The detection usually concerns hepatitis infection (Hep B, HCV), HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (siphyllis, gonorrhea, chlamydia).
A complete examination which aims at detecting any gastrointestinal conditions that may be causing a patient’s symptoms, e.g. abdominal pain or altered bowel habit.
It is well known that smoking is associated with a significantly increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, cancer of the lungs and larynx, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or premature cellular aging. A smoker’s Check Up is a prerequisite for early detection and treatment of the above problems.
Diabetes is a modern metabolic pandemic, affecting both men and women indiscriminately. It can cause serious complications involving the heart, the blood vessels of the brain and the lower limbs, the kidneys, the eyes, and the nervous system. Early diagnosis and immediate diet improvement, exercise and adequate medication are prerequisites for preventing complications.
This Check Up is essential for women of all ages. It can detect inflammation, anatomical variations or abnormalities, cysts, benign and malignant tumors, hormonal disorders, sexually transmitted diseases and the causes of infertility problems.
It is intended for the early detection of gynecological conditions, balancing of hormone levels and correction of the physiological and pathological development of menopause.
Cardiovascular diseases and hypertension have increased exponentially in the past few years. The most significant risk factors include smoking, obesity, lack of exercise, genetic predisposition and stress, unhealthy diet with animal fats, salt, sugar and preservatives. A cardiac evaluation is particularly useful since it can prevent a heart attack or a stroke.
This Check Up is useful for men of all ages. It offers timely diagnosis of less or more severe diseases: kidney stones, prostatitis, varicocele, benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostate cancer, kidney tumors or sexually transmitted diseases. It prevents and treats erectile dysfunction, infertility, and inflammatory conditions.
Thyroid function tests are blood tests, which help to check the function of the thyroid gland. They are mainly used to detect hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) and hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) and thyroid carcinoma at an early stage.
A complete eye exam consists of series of tests designed to evaluate your vision and check for eye diseases. Each test conducted during an eye exam evaluates a different aspect of your vision or eye health.
Preventive oncology tests are essential for every age group, but we strictly recommend having regular oncologyCheck Ups for men under 40. State-of-the-art technological equipment and highly qualified staff guaranteeimmediate diagnosis, adequate planning and effective implementation of the treatment plan.
The Oncology Clinics of our Hospitals are providing comprehensive health services to oncology patients, using the most up to date treatment protocols in the world. They aim at early detecting and preventing the most common oncological diseases in women.
Preventive oncology tests are essential for every age group, but we strictly recommend having regular oncology Check Ups for men under 40. State-of-the-art technological equipment and highly qualified staff guarantee immediate diagnosis, adequate planning and effective implementation of the treatment plan.
Our clinical protocols, based on international standards and specialized diagnostic tests are performed on women, in order to identify the factors affecting their fertility and ensure a successful IVF attempt.
Our clinical protocols, based on international standards and specialized diagnostic tests are performed on men, in order to identify the factors affecting their fertility and ensure a successful IVF attempt
Duration: 3 up to 7 hours. Check Up programs take place at Prevention Medical Centers in Thessaloniki and in Athens, on weekdays only. The Medical Centers provide their associate physicians with unique tools that enable them to conduct reliable examinations, offer effective treatments and have a long list of top medical achievements.
This diagnostic program includes clinical examination by the respective physicians and Blood, Nephrological, Hepatic, Metabolic, Hormonal, Diabetes, Infection, Thyroid and Breast Status tests. The VIP check-up is completed with tests examining the following systems: Gastrointestinal, Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Urinary – Genital, Gynaecological and Immune System.
This diagnostic program includes clinical examination by the respective physicians and Blood, Nephrological, Hepatic, Metabolic, Diabetes, Infection, Thyroid Status tests. The VIP check-up is completed with tests examining the following systems : Gastrointestinal, Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Urinary – Genital and Immune System.
Duration: up to 2 hours. Check Up programs take place at Prevention Medical Centers in Thessaloniki and in Athens, on weekdays only.
Our Prevention Medical Centers are manned with top physicians of every Paediatric specialty. It provides
scheduled check-ups for healthy children. The Center also comprises a play area to keep hospitalized children happy. Supplemental and specialized programs are also available to cater for your child’s individual needs.
In Athens Medical Center, as well as in the European Interbalkan Medical Center, operate state-of-the-art Nutrition and Dietetics Centers, which provide nutritional and dietary support to visitors, of all ages, promoting wellness and longevity.
Furthermore, our Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Centers work on nutritional diagnostics and provide preventive counseling and therapeutic services. They are staffed by distinguished Scientists – such as Dieticians, Nutritionists, Special Sports Physicians, Bariatricians, Diabetologists, Endocrinologists, Paediatricians and Child Endocrinologists.
In these Units, there are Clinical Nutrition Departments such as:
At the hospitals of Athens Medical Group, the alimentation process takes place in suitable building facilities, with state-of-the-art equipment in full compliance with the ISO 22000: 2005 Food Safety Management System, which ensures the hygiene and safety of the food. Appropriately trained staff follows the specific international food safety standard, which controls the quality of the food from the raw material producer to the moment the food arrives at the patient’s tray.
At the same time, the body of recipes choices is based on the principles of Greek traditional cuisine and the Mediterranean diet, enriched with touches of modern tasting and style. The menu is based on the concept of comfort food and the goal is for the patient to feel the warmth and the love of homemade food and not just a hospital dish. Particular care is taken for the individualized nutritional choices of each patient, which are always determined by personal experiences and views, in the light of the diet.
The value of the Mediterranean diet in improving the human health assessment indicators, is already documented by a multitude of studies, both at national and global level. Particularly important is the positive correlation that occurs with the cardioprotective effect of the Mediterranean diet. Studies from the wider Mediterranean region highlight the action of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory substances and link it to the positive role they play against cardiometabolic markers.
The main features of this diet are as follows:
Embryo development is directly related to maternal health and nutrition, both before and during pregnancy. Following hygienic Mediterranean diet habits ensure that the embryo receives all the necessary nutrients for its growth but at the same time the pregnant woman may increase her weight in a controlled manner, always according to the advice of her gynecologist.
Particular attention should be paid to the following issues:
When the long-awaited moment arrives, the environment at the hospitals Athens Medical Group ensure nutritional care with a varied menu that combines nutritionally appropriate and complete nutritional ingredients but also rich in taste, appearance and quality of materials.
With proper nutritional care and dietary management, the female body can fully return to its previous state before the pregnancy, if not better.
We are all aware of the global advances in the field of Genetics. The complete decoding of the structure and function of the human genome is a reality. Genetics is gradually becoming an open guide to decipher many common health problems, that have a genetic basis.
Through its specialized partners Athens Medical Group offers a complete line of services in a number of fields:
Sequence analysis of all known human genes (whole exome sequencing – WES), through Next Generation Sequencing technologies (NGS) is theoretically in a position to uncover the molecular basis for any genetic disorder in an affected individual, who has not been diagnosed by other available conventional
genetic testing options.
Genetic counseling is a health service that provides information and advice to patients and their families who are at risk of a hereditary genetic disorder. It is also useful to couples and prospective parents who seek more information on how to have healthy children.
Genetics is highly recommended for people or couples facing one or more of the following conditions:
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