We found 6 family medicine practitioners near El Centro, CA.
Dr. Jorge Robles is a family practice physician. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at St. Paul University Hospital, Dallas, Dr. Robles attended medical school at the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine and Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.
Dr. Clara Padron-Spence's area of specialization is family medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Padron-Spence speaks Spanish. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine.
Dr. Tien Vo's medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Vo is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Ross University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. He is conversant in Vietnamese.
Dr. John Strong's specialties are allergy and family medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.
Dr. Benjamin Lehr's medical specialty is family medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lehr attended medical school at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine.
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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.