Even digital nomads need a doctor from time to time. It’s good to build that relationship early on so that you feel comfortable being abroad in a new healthcare system.
Author: Dr. Mo
Family medicine physician with urgent care, emergency care, gynecology, dermatology, and sports orthopedic experience.
Virtual Primary Care Visits
I’m a virtual primary care physician seeing my patients while traveling. I call myself a digital nomad physician and most of my patients are remote workers or nomads of some kind. As a California-licensed doctor, I can only see patients who are located in California which limits my reach but it’s better than having no […]
Chronic Disease Care
It’s tough and time-consuming to try to be your own doctor. Of course, it’s best to feel connected to your body and educate yourself regarding its ins and outs. But when it comes to chronic disease care, it’s good to have someone else involved. Common Chronic Diseases The top chronic diseases we deal with are […]
I see many patients with non-urgent health issues in my urgent care practice. And so, in the ED, doctors see patients who don’t have health emergencies. So how do you know when a health issue is an emergency and when to call 911? Driving Yourself to the ED If you are feeling faint, dizzy, or […]
Those with a diverticular disease can occasionally develop a flare-up called diverticulitis. But does diverticulitis require antibiotics? This recent article by Dr. Jill caught my attention, and I wanted to share it with my patients. Diverticulitis The American Gastroenterological Association recommends managing each diverticulitis case uniquely. No need for everyone to immediately start on oral […]
I’ve been a remote worker since 2016 and a digital nomad since 2017. As a wild rock climber, I collect injuries, and as a middle-aged man, I need primary care. Telemedicine for digital nomads was born out of this need. My home base is in Portland, Oregon, but I spend a lot of time in […]