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We found 5 family medicine practitioners who accept PacifiCare near Danville, CA.

Dr. Sayema Afsar Saifullah, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
915 San Ramon Valley Boulevard; Suite 100
Danville, CA
 

Dr. Sayema Saifullah's specialty is family medicine. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She has a special interest in general care. Dr. Saifullah honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Sindh Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Natividad Medical Center for residency. Dr. Saifullah (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Saifullah is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Diabetes, Obesity, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Asthma, Thyroid Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Deanna Marie Ward, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
915 San Ramon Valley Boulevard; Suite 100
Danville, CA
 

Dr. Deanna Ward is a Danville, CA physician who specializes in family medicine, general internal medicine, and general pediatrics. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Ward accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients. Before completing her residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Ward attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Derek Jerry Jue, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1812 San Miguel Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
 

Dr. Derek Jue specializes in family medicine and practices in Walnut Creek, CA. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek. Dr. Jue takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

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Dr. George Scott Besser, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
915 San Ramon Valley Boulevard; Suite 100
Danville, CA
 

Dr. George Besser's specialty is family medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Besser speaks Spanish. His clinical interests encompass general care. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Besser attended Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at San Joaquin General Hospital. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Besser is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Skin Issues, General Care, Nutrition Counseling

Dr. Anjali Kandpal, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
1220 Rossmoor Parkway
Walnut Creek, CA
 

Dr. Anjali Kandpal is a family medicine physician and hospitalist in Walnut Creek, CA and Castro Valley, CA. Dr. Kandpal (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hindi and Punjabi. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). For her professional training, Dr. Kandpal completed a residency program at California Hospital Medical Center. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more.

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What is Family Medicine?

Currently in medical care in the United States, there are four main primary care specialties: family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and geriatrics. Internal medicine is primary care for adults, pediatrics is primary care for children and infants, and geriatrics is primary care for seniors. Family medicine, the broadest specialty, is primary care for all ages.

A family medicine physician is a medical ‘home base’ for patients. They treat all ages, all sexes, all organs, and all diseases. They can see every member of the family, from birth through old age. This allows family medicine doctors to develop long-term relationships with their patients and to understand how their patients’ role in the family affects their health. They can provide check-ups, immunizations, screening services, gynecological exams and obstetric care, routine health care, and health counseling. When more specialized care is needed, a family medicine doctor can refer their patients to appropriate specialists. They can become educators and advocates for their patients in the sometimes overwhelming health care system.

As health care changes in this country, family medicine is a growing specialty for families and individuals who are seeking more personalized health care and a more personal relationship with their physician.