Men are more likely to view health problems as a sign of weakness, skip recommended medical screenings, engage in risky behavior, and avoid going to the doctor. Steven Lamm, MD, an internal medicine physician and medical director of NYU Langone’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Men’s Health, tells The Wall Street Journal that men “might not see another doctor after their pediatricians until they are in their 50s or 60s.”
The Preston Robert Tisch Center for Men’s Health was made to make male patients feel comfortable. The center was designed with the aesthetic of a corporate office in mind. It also houses multiple specialists all within one location. So, when men come in for one complaint or condition, they can easily be referred to another specialist.
“I will tell them, I know you came in here for bronchitis, but let’s talk about why you can’t skimp on sleep or some new recommendations for colon studies,” Dr. Lamm says.
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