A certification by the Board of Family Practice; practitioners prevent, diagnose, and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages, placing special emphasis on the care of families on a continuing basis. They have received a broad range of training that includes surgery, psychiatry, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and geriatrics. Specialty: Family Practice, Family Practice Common Name: Family Doctor
Physician who provides primary care in a manner which considers patients in relation to their families and social environments as factors in diagnosis and treatment. Family physicians complete a residency training program in family practice.