RALEIGH, NC, June 25, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Pratik Desai, MD FACC, President of Avance Care, P.A. announced that Dr. Edwin Houng will join the team of medical professionals at Avance Care, located at 7510 Ramble Way, Suite 107, Northeast Raleigh NC 27616.
Dr. Edwin Houng, a Board Certified Family Physician, completed his Family Medicine Residency training at Duke/Southern Regional AHEC in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Originally from New York City, Dr. Houng grew up in Ecuador, South America, where he attended Medical School at University of Guayaquil. With his multi - ethnic background, Dr. Houng is a native Spanish and Chinese - Cantonese speaker.
Dr. Houng enjoys and is experienced in treating patients of all ages and a variety of medical conditions from chronic diseases to acute illnesses. He believes in the importance of preventative medicine and patient counseling. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal and sports related injuries, and dermatologic procedures.
Dr. Houng enjoys spending quality time with his family at home or at the diverse beautiful outdoor sceneries that North Carolina has to offer. He is an avid athlete and a soccer fanatic. If not at work or at home, you can find him either playing or coaching soccer, playing tennis, golf, softball, volleyball, or kayaking. He enjoys travelling and his most memorable trip was to Brazil for the Soccer World Cup in 2014.
"Dr. Houng brings a thorough knowledge of family medicine to the Avance Care team," said Dr. Desai. "His vivid outlook on preventative medicine and his multi-cultural background assist us in our continuing efforts to better serve our communities," said Dr. Desai.
For more information about Avance Care NE Raleigh or to schedule an appointment, visit http://www.avancecare.com or call (919) 747-3033.
About Avance Care
Avance Care, with locations in Morrisville, North Raleigh, and NE Raleigh, provides primary and family medical care for busy lifestyles, with the belief that high quality medical care should be convenient, affordable, and efficient. Physicians are available seven days a week, evenings and weekends as a medical home for your entire family offering services for pediatrics, teens and adults. Avance Care offers same-day appointments in most cases, they accept most major insurances, and they service walk-ins and self-pay patients. Avance Care is recognized by National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home and has received recognition from the Diabetes Recognition Program for providing quality care to their patients with diabetes. For more information about Avance Care, visit http://www.avancecare.com
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