Men's Health Specialist

Emile Shenouda, MD

Primary Care Physician & Pediatrician located in South Gate, Lawndale, and Mission Hills, CA

Men have unique medical needs that require the experience of a knowledgeable primary care physician. At his offices in South Gate, Lawndale, and Mission Hills, California, Emile Shenouda, MD and staff offer comprehensive men’s health examinations and screenings to keep you living a happy, healthy life. His practice provides a variety of men-specific health services, including cancer screenings, sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing, and weight-loss programs. To schedule a routine men’s health appointment, use the online booking feature or call the office nearest you.

Men's Health Q & A

Why do I need annual examinations?

To ensure your body is functioning optimally, Dr. Shenouda offers comprehensive annual men’s health services that address your physical, emotional and mental health needs.

Annual examinations also provide Dr. Shenouda with the opportunity to detect early signs of chronic medical issues, including diabetes and cancer, to ensure you receive the proper treatment as soon as possible.

Dr. Shenouda can also screen for depression and other common mental health disorders.

What happens during a men’s health examination?

During your appointment, Dr. Shenouda discusses your overall health, medical history, lifestyle, and existing medical conditions to determine what screenings are appropriate for your needs.

Dr. Shenouda also conducts a physical examination, including checking your weight, height, and blood pressure. He also evaluates the health of your breathing and heart function. Depending on your needs, Dr. Shenouda may order blood work to screen for conditions like:

  • Diabetes
  • Infections
  • High cholesterol
  • Hormone levels
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

If you or family member previously had cancer, Dr. Shenouda may also recommend cancer screenings for conditions like skin, testicular, or prostate cancers.

Dr. Shenouda also ensures you are up to date on all your immunizations, such as tetanus and flu.

What steps can I take to improve my health?

Dr. Shenouda discusses your specific questions and concerns during your appointment. You can feel comfortable being open and honest during your discussion, without feeling rushed. The more information you can provide, the better Dr. Shenouda can guide you toward making the right changes in your life.

To improve your overall health, Dr. Shenouda may recommend certain lifestyle changes, such as:

  • Increasing your exercise and physical activity level
  • Eating fresh, whole foods daily
  • Getting enough sleep
  • Quitting smoking
  • Reducing your intake of alcohol

Dr. Shenouda can also recommend specific changes you can make in your diet and lifestyle choices based on your age and medical background.

By taking a proactive part in your health care, you and Dr. Shenouda can work together to find the best resources and solutions to ensure you live a long and happy life.

Schedule a men’s health appointment online or by calling the closest office location to you.