For more than 20 years, locally owned LabXpress' Scott Farrell has been expanding his health-focused chain across the Southwest with the aim of providing readily accessible and affordable medical tests. Trained lab technicians at each location provide same day and 24-hour turnaround for a wide range of tests on bodily topics including drugs, DNA, STDs, and allergies. All results are kept confidential. Their wellness panels for men and women, meanwhile, offer insight into organ function and hormone levels to screen for signs of disease or superpowers.
Dr. Benton Baker III has been working in medicine for a long time. He served as a surgeon in the US Army's 12th Special Forces Group. He taught a new generation of doctors as a professor at the University of Texas Medical School. He earned fellowships to the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He started working with laser technology as a medical tool 25 years ago and today holds the titles of certified laser specialist and laser safety officer. Dr. Baker puts both his advanced medical knowledge and comforting bedside manner to use as the physician at Vanishing Ink, M.D., where he performs every tattoo removal personally.
A full-service healthcare and wellness practice formerly known as InterFit, RediClinic pairs licensed nurse practitioners and physician assistants with patients seeking services ranging from physicals and vaccinations to cosmetic consultations and diabetes testing. Typically found inside retail stores, RediClinics don't require any appointments, making walk-in service as seamless as the plot of most Newhart fan fiction. In addition to preventive services, RediClinic has also expanded its services into the realms of proactive health, promoting wellness with weight-loss counseling and programs to help patients stop smoking.
Analyte Health's staff of certified phlebotomists works to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases by offering affordable screening to patients at more than 30 Houston-area locations. The FDA-approved and CLIE-certified test scans blood and urine samples for eight sexually transmitted diseases, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B and C, herpes I and II, HIV, and syphilis. Within 72 hours, patients receive their confidential test results on a secure website or via e-mail, with the promise that Analyte Health will never share them with a third party. If necessary, fully trained doctors and medical professionals are on hand to discuss treatment options.