TravelBug Health is the Premier Travel Clinic for Phoenix and Scottsdale

Norman J. Bizon, PA-C, CTH® consultation

What should I expect?

  • An individualized assessment of your travel health risks based on your destinations, itinerary, and medical history
  • Recommended travel immunizations and a World Health Organization (WHO) approved International Certificate of Vaccination
  • A discussion of how to prevent common travel related illnesses, and specific diseases prevalent in your area of travel
  • A personalized travel health report that includes real-time updates on country specific medical, security and safety alerts from our network around the world
  • Medications dispensed or prescribed to prevent and treat illnesses while traveling, including malaria, travelers’ diarrhea, altitude sickness and more
  • We carry a range of products for insect bite prevention always in stock
  • We are committed to providing the highest quality service in the industry and our consultants are specially trained and certified in Travel Health
  • We educate you about preventing the risks associated with traveling, not just provide you with vaccines and prescriptions
  • Your personal consultation is with a practicing medical professional who has the expertise and experience to deal with a wide range of medical issues
  • Food and Water Precautions
  • Insect bite prevention
  • Altitude Illness
  • Jet Lag
  • Motion Sickness
  • Injuries and Safety
  • Animal associated hazards
  • Evacuation Insurance
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We take the worry out of preparing for your international trip.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The CDC recommends that you schedule a Travel Clinic appointment at least 6 to 8 weeks before your departure. If you are traveling at the last minute, we will meet your travel health needs as completely as time allows. Consultations are available by appointment and no referral is necessary. Our schedule is flexible, and we can often fit you in the same or following day.

Bring with you any prior immunization records to ensure that you receive only the vaccines you really need.

Yes, we are happy to see patients of all ages, from infants to the elderly.

No, we are not contracted with any commercial insurance or Medicare. As is customary with other travel clinics, our assessments are provided on a fee-for-service basis with payment due at the time of the visit. We do provide you with the necessary billing information if you choose to submit a claim to your insurance for reimbursement.

We provide everything you need at your initial consultation visit, including immunizations and medications. Some immunizations may require an additional visit for subsequent doses in a series.

  • Most general practitioners do not have the specialized training to provide advice on the variety of diseases endemic in countries throughout the world.
  • Studies have shown that primary care providers are much more likely to prescribe inappropriate medications for malaria prevention and travelers’ diarrhea, and often recommend unnecessary vaccines for travel.1
  • Your family doctor’s office likely doesn’t carry specialized travel vaccinations such as typhoid, yellow fever or Japanese encephalitis.

1. Journal of Travel Medicine, Jan/Feb 2011; 18(1)

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Comprehensive Travel Health Services for Every Kind of Traveler