Definitions for "Primary care physician"
A physician designated as responsible to provide specific care to a patient, including evaluation and treatment as well as referral to specialists.
the doctor or healthcare professional you see most often for health concerns.
the doctor a person would normally see first when a problem arises. A primary care doctor could be a general practitioner, a family practice doctor, a gynecologist, a pediatrician, or an internal medicine doctor (an internest).