Family medicine specialists provide comprehensive first contact and continuing care for the whole family from pediatrics to adults. These physicians are trained in all areas of medicine and treat patients through every stage of life.
Family medicine includes the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses as well as health maintenance, disease prevention, counseling and patient education. The scope of family medicine encompasses all organ systems and every disease.
Family physicians serve as patient advocates by overseeing multiple healthcare services. In addition, family physicians may provide care in multiple settings including the office, hospital, long-term care center or patient's home.
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