Our Services

We are dedicated to providing quality care for the entire family, using every resource at our disposal to provide you with the most effective preventive care services and treatment solutions.

Our philosophy is that the first line of defense in healthcare is a preventive and holistic offense. Thus, our clinical approach is designed to encompass each facet of human health and wellness. In keeping with this model of integrative care, we work diligently to ensure a dynamic coordination of healthcare services to include Endocrinology, Diabetes, Obesity, Cardiology, Optometry, Radiology, Dietetics and Nutrition, Pharmacy as well as Behavioral Health. 

Our breadth of services include:

• Primary Care

We are dedicated to providing quality care for the entire family, using every resource at our disposal to provide you with only the most effective preventive care services and treatment solutions.

At DarSalud, the heart of our mission is to innovate and advance the standard of care for all of our patients. This is driven by the belief that health is a collaborative effort, between patient and provider as well as between members of the family.

Our culturally-competent, outcome-oriented approach aims to fully understand and meet the needs of our diverse patient population, utilizing each of our resources to the fullest extent of care provision, including:

  • Family Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Comprehensive annual exams for all ages
  • School and Sports Physicals
  • Immunizations
  • Acute Care/Sick Visits
  • Focal-Point Ultrasound
  • Comprehensive Laboratory Services
  • Asthma Control
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)


At LifeDOC, our team is committed to providing specialty care that is convenient, affordable and of the highest quality. Our Endocrinology team, led by Dr. Pedro A. Velasquez-Mieyer and Dr. Claudia P. Neira, utilizes a protocol-driven, interdisciplinary approach to elucidate the best possible outcomes from each of our patients. We strive to offer our patients the full breadth of our clinical knowledge and resources. Our ultimate aim is to assure the most effective management for our most pervasive cardiometabolic conditions and endocrine disorders. These services include risk and disease management for:

  • Thyroid Conditions
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Hypogonadism
  • Pituitary Dysfunction
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Hypothalamic Disorders

Diabetes and Obesity

LifeDOC is a premier regionally-recognized practice & research center specialized in the treatment and management of diabetes, obesity and co-morbid conditions. Our healthcare professionals aim to identify cardiometabolic risk factors at their earliest stage, and ultimately produce the best possible clinical outcomes to ensure our patients lead healthy lives.

These outcomes provide us a deeper clinical understanding, and we work to apply their insights in the way that effects the most positive lifestyle changes in our population and informs patient and provider for generations to come.

Our intention is to gain a better grasp on the complexities that exist among our diverse patient population. Our protocol-driven approach is designed to identify the factors that most influence each patient’s health, as well as the treatments that can most effectively ameliorate any risks and foster progress of the highest integrity. This multi-faceted approach includes:

  • Cardiometabolic Risk Assessment
  • Diabetes Risk Stratification
  • Abnormal Weight Management (through our Weight for Health Program)

• Optometry

DarSalud is a strong advocate of the idea that preventive care should be be dynamic and comprehensive in its approach. Many of our chronic conditions, particularly Diabetes and Hypertension, have complications that if untreated can manifest to affect patient eyesight. Thus, LifeDOC has partnered with Drs. Nathan Klein and Mana Boushehri to create For Sight Eye Care. For Sight Eye Care is designed to offer our patients the convenience and efficacy of an eye clinic and fully equipped optometry integrated into their primary and specialty care facility for treatment and risk prevention, with services including:

  • Comprehensive Eye Examinations & Refractions
  • Medical Examination
  • Treatment of Eye Conditions, including:
- Red Eyes - Allergies - Abrasions - Diabetic and Hypertensive Eye Complications - Foreign Body Removal
  • Fulfillment of opthalmic prescriptions (through DarSalud Pharmacy)
  • Contact Lens Services, including:
- Single vision contact lenses - Bifocal contact lenses - Astigmatism contact lenses
  • Eyeglass services, including:
- Budget and Designer Frames - Single Vision Eyeglasses - Bifocal Eye Glasses

• Dietetics, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

We at DarSalud strive to go beyond the limitations of curative medicine and acute intervention. We believe that medicine should grow increasingly more preventive and less reactive, striving not only for patient health, but also patient wellness. Our endgame is assuring that a patient is informed, engaged and proactive in managing their health and wellness.

Thus, our clinical approach, while highly focused, is also well-rounded, providing key lifestyle management resources as a complement to our treatment interventions. These include:

  • Registered Dietitian consultations for personal meal planning, including:
    • DASH Diet
    • Ketogenic Diet
    • Diabetes Nutrition Therapy
    • Nutrition Therapy for Liver, Heart, GI, Kidney and other chronic risks
  • Diabetes Education
  • Counseling on proper nutrition and healthy eating habits
  • Exercise Physiologists for functional strength assessments
  • Cardiovascular health screening
  • Personal goal-based exercise planning
  • Exercise Therapy (Group and Individual)
  • Dietary Supplementation Counseling

• Behavioral Health


• DarSalud Pharmacy

As an extension of our integrative model, our in-house pharmacy foster optimal treatment compliance from each of our patients. DarSalud strives to yield the best clinical and humanistic outcomes and ultimately positively impact the health of our chronically ill population, and DarSalud Pharmacy aims to build on these efforts through patient engagement, treatment integration, and prescription synchronization. Our pharmacy works diligently to bridge the gap between patient and provider, offering a higher and more comprehensive standard of service to our population. We believe that through optimization of a patient's treatment profile, we can successfully eliminiate treatment barriers like polypharmacy and fragmentation of care. DarSalud Pharmacy is dedicated to serving its patients through: • Integration with the clinical staff. • Synchronization of treatment profile to maximize treatment compliance • Regular reconciliation of pick-ups, deliveries and refills. • Communication with patients and providers to drive compliance and improve transparency • Pharmacist consultations to educate about treatments and inform ways to save. • Affordable price points for those without healthcare insurance • Home delivery for chronically-ill Memphis-area patients by a licensed pharmacy technician. To find out about synchronizing with DarSalud Pharmacy and coordinating delivery of your medications, call us at (901) 246-7818!

• Preferred Partners

In our efforts to offer the most comprehensive range of quality serivces, DarSalud has partnered with some of Memphis’ leading organizations for high quality and cost-effective medical services, establishing a network of reliable centers for specialty referrals, as well as laboratory and diagnostic services.

Our partners include:

• Cardiology

In a recent study, the American Heart Association (AHA) found that diabetes is among seven major risk factors for cardiovascular disease, and adults with diabetes are 2 to 4 times more likely to suffer complications than those without it. Thus, our LifeDOC model has provided our patients with access to cardiovascular risk management resources through our in-house Noninvasive Cardiac Laboratory. The Cardiac Lab offers our patients the added benefit of regular diagnostic testing for our patients with Chronic Conditions and Diabetes. Our primary focus in this is to use the industry's best diagnostic resources to develop a comprehensive risk profile for each patient, identifying any and all cardiovascular risk factors. Our diagnostic testing services include:

  • Echocardiography (ECG)
  • Stress testing

Schedule your appointment today ->  (901) 683-0024

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1068 Cresthaven Rd #300, Memphis, TN 38119, USA

6063 Mount Moriah Road Ext #4, Memphis, TN 38115, USA