What is Family Practice?

Family physicians are concerned with the total health care of patients. Family physicians may provide care for patients in both office and hospital settings and are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of numerous diseases and conditions, and manage both common and complex problems. They are also trained to prevent, diagnose, and treat a wide variety of ailments affecting patients of all ages.

Family Practice is a medical specialty of breadth, which builds upon a core of knowledge shared with other medical disciplines. It combines traditional biological and clinical sciences with knowledge in areas such family psychodynamics, interpersonal relationships, supportive counseling, and the impact of illness on individuals and families. This gives the Family Physician unique skills in patient management, problem solving, and the coordination of health care delivery.

Family Physicians are trained to provide comprehensive medical care with particular emphasis on treating the entire family, regardless of the patient’s age, sex, or type of illness. Training includes internal medicine, pediatrics, gynecology, surgery, dermatology, and emergency medicine.

As a medical specialty, the American Board of Family Practice has pioneered the concept of recertification to ensure Family Physicians maintain current knowledge and skill. This process requires each Board Certified Family Physician to participate in accredited continuing medical education and periodic comprehensive written exams to maintain certification.

We encourage your comments and suggestions, as we are constantly striving to provide the highest quality medical care in a pleasant and professional manner.

Recently Reviewed Doctors


Dr. Luciano Tuluca

Wonderful professionalism, a proficiency and caring. Treats patiant as a whole, not just a chart. A... read more..

Dr. Christopher Charles Stowe

He made feel important and potentially saved my life.

Dr. Luella Maria Guzman

we love this doctor.

Dr. Philip Albert Grossi

Dr Grossi has a website: www.mdshrink.com

Dr. Theodore P Sgambati Jr

Dr. Sgambati is a very caring person, he knows how to handle bad situations very well. He is great ... read more..

Dr. Sidney Newberry Smock

Want to thank Dr.Smock for helping me@ time of my falling down climbing off motor cycle, winter of 1... read more..

Recently Added Doctors


Dr. Gene M Kubacki

7006 Witling Blvd, Fort Wayne,
260-672-2676

Dr. Pei-Li Huang

45 Stergis Way, Dedham,
(877) 813-0159

Dr. Kamyar Y. Ebrahimi

1560 E. Chevy Chase Drive Suite 450, Glendale,
(818) 246-3300

Dr. Leon Kurtz

132 East 76th Street, Suite 2G, New York,
212-794-0833

Dr. Counseling Center of Nashua

1 Main St. , Nashua,
603-883-0005

Dr. Jose Orsini

760 Broadway, Brooklyn,
718-963-8000

Home   |   Sitemap   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms   |   Contact Us   |   Advertise With Us