Welcome to Ramblings of an Internist

Welcome to my blog.  My name is Dr. Edward Espinosa.  I am an internal medicine physician with a internal medicine practice located in Buckhead, a suburb of Atlanta, GA. The purpose of this blog is to create a forum where I can have a bi directional interactive conversation with my existing patients as well as new patients with regard to new or current health care topics. I’d like to create a source of useful medical information for the reader, and I’d like to increase awareness about my practice and practice style. […]

By | March 21st, 2011|Health|1 Comment

What is a Photo Facial?

An Introduction to the Photo Facial in Atlanta Uneven skin tone is a common aesthetic problem we all notice as we age especially if we have an active lifestyle out in the sun. After years of unprotected sun exposure you will notice brown spots, freckles, sun spots. You may also notice unwanted vessels around [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Aesthetics, Laser Services|1 Comment

12 Questions You Need to Ask Your Doctor Before Getting a Photo Facial

A Look at the IPL Max G Laser, a.k.a, Photo Facial The IPL Max G laser also known as, the Photo Facial is a breakthrough medical procedure to improve skin tone, shrink pores, and eliminate dark spots and freckles. This cutting edge technology has revolutionized the aging face, and we love it! Let’s face [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Aesthetics, Laser Services|0 Comments

A Look at Concierge Medicine in Atlanta

The Choice for Primary Care The field of medicine is undergoing many changes. The primary care doctor of days past is now overextended. Physicians are being forced to practice “more efficient,” assembly line medicine. It is now clear that patients are in need of a solution to the current state of outpatient medical care. [...]

By | November 28th, 2017|Preventative Medicine|0 Comments

Concierge Medicine in Atlanta Special by WSBTV

24/7 Access to Physicians & More. A Look at Concierge Medicine. Below is a recent special segment that WSB did on the concierge medicine model in Atlanta and featured Buckhead Medicine and Dr. Espinosa! The video and article will give you additional insight into the benefits of concierge medicine and our approach to patient care. You will even hear from [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|Concierge Medicine|0 Comments

Atlanta Doctor Switches From Hospital Practice to Concierge Medicine

Dr. Espinosa's Journey to Buckhead Medicine Below is a recent interview Dr. Espinosa did on why and how he made the move to concierge medicine. For Espinosa, building a concierge medicine practice from the ground up represented a huge challenge. However, he saw it as the best path to long-term financial stability and career [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Concierge Medicine|1 Comment

Kybella 101: Get Rid of Your Double Chin

The First & Only Injectable to Treat Double Chins! Do you have some extra fullness beneath your chin? Maybe it’s something you’ve had your whole life, something that developed over the years, or something you noticed recently. This is a condition called submental fullness, which some people refer to as “double chin.” Both men [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Aesthetics, Injectables & Fillers|0 Comments

My Laser Skin Resurfacing Story: New, Glowing Skin

Hello New, Glowing Skin! As a native born Floridian one of my favorite things is to be in the sun, sand, and the water. Growing up in an endless summer, I was always in the sun and in constant pursuit of the ultimate tan. While I was achieving my bronze glow I was also [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Aesthetics, Laser Services|0 Comments

Prostate Cancer Screening: Should You Wear the Gown?

Is Prostate Cancer Screening Right for Everyone? In honor of it being Movember I wanted to take a look at prostate cancer and the controversy surrounding prostate cancer screening. Prostate cancer is a common and frequent cause of death in males. In 2016, we expect the US to have 181,000 new prostate cancer [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Preventative Medicine|0 Comments

The Ultimate Guide to Living Healthy

Ready to Start Living Healthy in 2017? The goal of this post is to provide a guideline for living healthy. We all struggle in implementing these lifestyle changes, but keep in mind that small steps in the right direction will produce results. As always, discuss with your doctor before implementing these recommendations. Consume a [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Preventative Medicine|0 Comments

Importance of Breast Cancer Screening

Early Detection Saves Lives! October is breast cancer awareness month and with this in mind the importance of screening for breast cancer is front and center for many women. Breast cancer is the second deadliest cancer in women with 1 in 8 women being diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. Worldwide, in [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Preventative Medicine|0 Comments