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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

The Dogma of the Realities of the Accuracy of SARS-CoV-2 Tests!

SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, is a new/novel virus for the human race. One of the pillars of managing this virus and the pandemic is accurate testing. Testing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus remains a challenge with regards to the accuracy of tests on the market. Epidemiologically, any diagnostic or laboratory test is [...]

5 Atlanta Medical Practices That Can Keep You Healthy From Home

Originally Published In The Atlantan Buckhead Medicine Board-certified internist Dr. Edward Espinosa has converted his concierge internal medicine practice, Buckhead Medicine, to focus primarily on the testing and treatment of COVID-19. A long time user of telemedicine and secure texting, his practice is now serving the Buckhead community by leveraging these technologies alongside onsite testing [...]

By | April 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|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

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|1 Comment

Mucinex D and DM. Symptomatic therapy (Video)

Overview of over the counter therapy for cough, congestion and the common cold. Symptomatic therapy.

By | December 20th, 2012|Acute Illness, Health|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

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

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

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