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We found 8 family medicine practitioners who accept Blue Shield HMO near Pismo Beach, CA.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
575 Price Street; Suite 101
Pismo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Wendy Weiss' medical specialty is family medicine. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Weiss is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. She graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
2 James Way; Suite 209
Pismo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Cruz's specialty is family medicine. Dr. Cruz speaks Spanish. He graduated from Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
931 Oak Park Boulevard
Pismo Beach, CA
 

Dr. David Ruiz works as a family practitioner in Pismo Beach, CA. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ruiz takes. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
931 Oak Park Boulevard; Suite 101
Pismo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Ernest Jones' medical specialty is family medicine. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Jones attended medical school at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
901 Oak Park Boulevard; Suite 101
Pismo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Amanthi Chandrasena practices family medicine in Pismo Beach, CA. Dr. Chandrasena attended medical school at Medical University of Lublin. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
931 Oak Park Boulevard; Suite 101
Pismo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Dewey Sandberg is a physician who specializes in family medicine. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
931 Oak Park Boulevard; Suite 101
Pismo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Cary Fitchmun's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Fitchmun graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
877 Oak Park Boulevard
Pismo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Michael Velarde practices family medicine in Pismo Beach, CA. Dr. Velarde graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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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.