Our Mission

Founded in 2006, MDLIVE, formerly MDLiveCare, is a leading TeleHealth provider of online and on-demand healthcare delivery services and software that benefit patients, hospitals, employers, payers, physician practice groups and accountable care organizations. The company'™s cloud-based Virtual Medical Office software platform makes it possible for patients, medical professionals and plan administrators to collaborate seamlessly and securely via voice, video, email and mobile devices. Payers and providers can also utilize the HIPAA compliant system to collect and share clinical data from patient medical records, lab results and in-home biometric devices for real-time risk assessments, wellness advice, diagnosis and treatment. MDLIVE provides affordable, 24/7/365 Anytime, Anywhere consultations via a nationwide network of board-certified physicians and licensed therapists. ***Sometimes visiting a doctor's office can make you nervous, impatient, or even scared. You may have only a few minutes with your health care provider. Later, you might remember something you forgot to ask. Or you may forget what the doctor or nurse said. MDLIVE can help make this less stressful. From the comfort of your own home, car, or even from your place of employment, MDLIVE is able to provide you with the health services and information you require. You have the capability to lists all of your concerns, any allergies and all the medicines, herbs or vitamins you take. MDLIVE is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Your consulting physician'™s instructions, diagnosis, and treatment advice is always accessible through your personal HIPAA compliant portal. MDLIVE is only a phone call away.


  • Dr. Stephen Parker, MD - Myrtle Beach, SC - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    What is spinal stenosis?

    Spinal stenosis is essentially a narrowing of the areas of the lumbar, thoracic, or cervical areas of the spine. The lumbar area involves the low back, the thoracic area involves the mid back and the cervical area involves the neck area. Osteoarthritis is brought on by wear and tear and tear over the...Read More
  • Dr. Shelley C. Giebel, MD - Temple, TX - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

    What are the symptoms of bacterial vaginosis (BV)?

    This is the most common vaginal infection I treat in my practice.  Usually patients have no itching, but irritation and a "raw" sensation.  Often patients will complain of a "foul" odor that is embarassing.  Sometimes patients refuse to use public restrooms because of embarassment caused by the odor.  Sometime...Read More
  • Dr. Teneisha C. Davis, MD - Morrisville, NC - Family Medicine

    What are the symptoms of interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome?

    There are different symptoms of interstitial cystitis that can vary from person to person.  These include: an increased urgency to void; pain, pressure, and tenderness around the bladder, pelvis, and perineum; pain during intercourse; and in men, pain or discomfort in the penis or scrotum.    Read More
  • Dr. Shelley C. Giebel, MD - Temple, TX - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

    How do hormonal contraceptives relieve dysmenorrhea symptoms?

    Birth control pills do decrease menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea).  The pill decreases the amount of menstrual flow which results in fewer cramps.  It may take several months on the birth control pills before pain medications are not needed anymore.  Most patients by 6 months no longer require pain medi...Read More
  • Dr. Farzanna S. Haffizulla, MD - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Internal Medicine

    How is cervical incompetence treated?

    Cervical incompetence is best described as a physical weakness of the cervical tissue that may cause a miscarriage usually in the second trimester. There are surgical and non- surgical options to treat this " weakness." The surgical method used is by cerclage which is essentially surgical sutures that keep the cervix...Read More
  • James Smith - Iowa City, IA - Psychology
    James Smith of MDLIVE answered:

    How can I get help for my depression?

    Your family doctor can prescribe medication for depression.  You can also go to a psychiatrist if you are looking for a medication to help with depression.
    Medication in combination with counseling is considered to be an effective treatment for depression.  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness...Read More
  • Dr. Nicholas D Suite - city, AK - Neurology

    What does a neurologist do?

    A neurologist is a medical doctor who looks after patients with problems involving the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. A neurologist will evaluate and care for individuals complaining of headaches, certain kinds of pain, memory loss, muscle weakness, seizures, head injuries, movement and balance...Read More
  • Dr. William E. Brown, MD - Lackland AFB, TX - Internal Medicine

    What is alternative medicine?

    In Western culture, the term alternative medicine is any healing practice that does not fall within the realm of conventional medicine, or that which has not been shown consistently to be effective.  In some instances, it is based on historical or cultural traditions, rather than a scientific (e.g....Read More
  • Dr. Thomas E. Pryor, MD - Fordland, MO - Family Medicine

    As a teen, how can my family help me lose weight?

    Your family can be a huge blessing in your challenge to lose weight by supporting your efforts. Start by sharing with your family what you’re trying to do. Weight loss should be done through regular exercise and changing the way you eat and what you eat.
    Talk to your parents about menu planning with...Read More
  • Sarine Salama - Hollywood, FL - Psychology
    Sarine Salama of MDLIVE answered:

    What devices can I buy that will help me in caregiving?

    If you are caregiving fr a loved one that tends to wander or escape frm the home, a Medic Alert + Safe Return or other similar bracelet can be convenient in helping track down your loved ne if he/she becomes lost. There are also GPS tracking devices that can be installed intoy our loved ones cell...Read More
  • Dr. Iris Rodriguez-Johnson, MD - Burlington, NC - Pediatrics

    When can I start giving my baby cow's milk?

    Usually one can start giving cow's milk at one year of age because you don't want to introduce allergens any earlier than this age. Also, baby formula provides extra nutrients to the infant that cow's milk does not have that the baby needs for brain growth. Read More
  • Dr. Shelley C. Giebel, MD - Temple, TX - OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

    Is pelvic inflammatory disease painful?

    Often pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is painful.  Patients will complain of pain with intercourse.  A sharp stabbing pain in the lower abdomen can be a sign of PID.  Fever and chills and sometimes vaginal discharge can happen. 
    Seek medical care immediately because PID can cause chronic medical con...Read More
  • Dr. William Wien, DO - Freeland, WA - Family Medicine

    Why see a geriatrician versus a family physician or internist?

    In actual fact, the large majority of geriatricians are family medicine or internal medicine specialists whose practice has developed into special focus on care of the elderly. Formal additional training fellowships exist where already certified Family Physicians and Internists can become qualified...Read More
  • Sanjay Krishnan - Scottsdale, AZ - Healthcare
    Sanjay Krishnan of MDLIVE answered:

    What is the most common root cause of stomach ulcers?

    There are different types of stomach ulcers. The most common type of stomach ulcer is what we call Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) and has been linked to a bacteria called Helicobacter pylori. Treatment is with antibiotics for 2 weeks. When referring to stomach ulcers in general as most people talk about,...Read More
  • Dr. Iris Rodriguez-Johnson, MD - Burlington, NC - Pediatrics

    How should I store Lanoxin Pediatric?

    Lanoxin Pediatric, or Digoxin, should be stored at room temperature or 77 degrees Fahrenheit and protected from light or put in a dark closet. Read More