Family medicine is a medical specialty in which physicians treat patients of all ages; from the very young, to the very old and all ages in between. Family medicine doctors are trained to treat individual patients as well as whole families. They look at each patient with a broad lens, considering everything that is affecting them and their condition. Family physicians are trained to diagnose and treat all body systems and to care for a wide array of chronic diseases, acute illnesses, and injuries. They also provide care in preventive medicine, teaching patients about lifestyle strategies to help maintain an overall level of optimum health.
The family medicine doctors at First Physicians are primary medical care physicians trained to care for patients of all ages and diagnose and treat all body systems and organs. Internists who practice internal medicine, provide primary care to adults. Pediatricians treat infants, children, and teenagers. Medical specialists focus on 1 organ or body system such as an ENT (ear, nose and throat) physician, also known as an otolaryngologist. Family medicine physicians refer patients to specialists as needed and are skilled at coordinating with them to provide the best care for their patients.
The doctors at First Physicians diagnose and treat numerous medical conditions and counsel patients on lifestyle strategies for achieving better health.
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Preventive Medical Services: