Chronic Condition Management

Chronic Condition Management

What is a Chronic Disease?

Chronic illnesses are long lasting conditions that can be controlled but not cured. The chronic diseases can be prevented or controlled through Chronic condition management programs. There are many types of chronic illnesses, some common conditions are:

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • High cholesterol
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Alzheimer’s and other dementias
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Depression
  • Arthritis
  • Obesity

At Ridge Medical Associates, we have Dr. Sunil K Nihalani and Dr. Preeti Harchandani who are specialized in internal medicine and chronic diseases management. They offer their patients customized chronic care management plans as per their needs. Our clinicsare located in Lake Wales and Davenport, FL.

Our physicians are trained and experienced in taking care of complex patients with multiple chronic conditions. Patients with such conditions need ongoing help and we will be there for you.

As part of your chronic care management you will receive the following:

  • Monitoring of your chronic conditions
  • Management of your medications including how they may interact with each other
  • Reminders for tests that may be appropriate
  • Management of prescriptions
  • Management of referrals to other providers
  • Education regarding your chronic conditions and a healthy lifestyle
  • 24/7 phone access to a physician
  • Counseling of your caregivers

Sunil Nihalani, MD

  • Internal medicine and gastroenterology

  • Medical School: Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India, 1990
  • Residency in Internal Medicine: St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, 1997
  • Fellowship Training in Gastroenterology: University of Vermont, Burlington, 1998
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine since 1997
  • In practice since 1998
  • Past Chief of Medical staff at Lake Wales Medical Center (2010-2012)
  • Physician of the Year 2013, Lake Wales Medical Center
  • Staff Privileges at: Lake Wales Medical Center, Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, Winter Haven Hospital

Accepted Insurances

  • Advantra
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Coventry
  • Medicaid (not accepting new patients)
  • Polk Healthcare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Care Plus
  • Great West
  • Medicare
  • Molina
  • Wellcare
  • Beechstreet
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Freedom Healthcare
  • Optimum Healthcare
  • Tricare

Practice Locations

405 S 11th St Lake Wales,Florida 33853-4202

2209 North Blvd, Suite A Davenport, FL 33837

Phone: (863) 679-8000

Fax: (863) 679-8008

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday –9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Sunday-closed

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