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Adult Family Health Center

Each year, more than 6,000 patients, aged 18 and above, visit the adult medicine division of the Family Health Center for their primary healthcare needs. Our patients have access to the wide variety of medical services offered at Saint Peter’s University Hospital, including:

  • Primary Care Medicine (general care, including Pap tests)
  • Diabetes Self-Management Education (including how to inject insulin and check blood sugar)
  • Endocrinology (thyroid/diabetes)
  • Epilepsy (seizures)
  • Gastroenterology (stomach/liver/colon) Nutrition Education (diet/meals)
  • Nephrology (kidney)
  • Ophthalmology (eye)
  • Podiatry (foot)
  • Psychology (mental/emotional)
  • Prescription Assistance Program (PAP) Psychology (mental/emotional)
  • Social Work (general assistance)

We also provide subspecialty care including cardiology, hematology, infectious diseases, pulmonary and sleep medicine, rheumatology, surgical services, travel medicine, urology, wound care, and more.

Because more than half of our patients speak a language other than English, we have an interpreter system that can interpret over 100 different languages.

Meet the Staff

  • Saba Amir, MD
  • Gowri Veeraraghavan, MD
  • Rajesh Desai, MD
  • Kim Dixon, MD
  • Nilam Srivastava, MD
  • Anna Slavin, MD
  • Angeline Mapa, APN
  • Vrunda Modi, APN

Insurance

We accept many insurance plans including Medicaid, Medicare, and Saint Peter's Charity Care. Please call us at 732.745.6642 to see if we accept your insurance.

Referrals:

Patients with Horizon NJ Health, AmeriHealth, and United Health Care Insurance must see our Registrar for referral at end of the visit or call our Managed Care Specialist here at 732.745.8600, ext. 6277. The  fax number is: 732.729.0869.

Hours of Operation

Monday: 8:00 AM · 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM · 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM · 8:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM · 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM · 5:00 PM

To make an appointment for our services, please call 732.745.6642. Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled appointment time. If you cannot keep your appointment, please call us at least 24 hours beforehand to reschedule at 732. 745.6642; select option 1 to avoid a no-show fee.

Phone Number: 732.745.6642
Press "1" to cancel or reschedule an appointment
Press "2" for refills
Press "3" for appointment, nurse or doctor
Press "4" for social work
Press "5" for insurance referral or authorization
Manager/Practice Administrator: 732.745.8600, Ext. 6278

Doctor-on-Call during nights and weekends only: If you are feeling sick after hours and need to speak to the doctor immediately, please call our answering service at 732.898.6424.

What to Bring to Your Appointment:

  • Photo identification card(s)
  • Insurance card(s)
  • Current Charity Care letter
  • All your prescription medications, over-the-counter vitamins, supplements, and herbal or home rpleremember to ask the doctor for refills to last you until your next follow-up

     

Diabetes and Hypertension

Saint Peter’s Family Health Center offers a service for uninsured/underinsured adults 18 years of age and older and non-pregnant women who have been diagnosed with diabetes and. Saint Peter’s diabetes and hypertension services provide patients with the care and resources they need in one convenient location in order to reduce hospital admissions and emergency room visits.

Using a comprehensive, coordinated and compassionate team approach, care focuses on the patient’s medical and social needs. Services include medical care; patient education on managing medications and living and coping with chronic disease; nutrition counseling; foot, skin and eye care; information about community resources; and follow-up care.

The Saint Peter’s healthcare team includes physicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, certified diabetes educators, social workers and case managers, transition coaches, and nutritionists. Each work together to provide the resources patients need to better manage their diabetes and hypertension.

Contact Us

Adult Family Health Center

123 How Lane
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
732.745.6642

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