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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 specializes in family medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Weiss a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes 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
931 Oak Park Boulevard
Pismo Beach, CA
 

Dr. David Ruiz practices family medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Ruiz at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at 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 sees patients in Pismo Beach, CA. His medical specialty is family medicine. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jones honors. He attended medical school at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Joseph Cruz is a physician who specializes in family medicine. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. Dr. Cruz is conversant in Spanish.

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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 honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He studied medicine at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Amanthi Chandrasena is a family practitioner. Her average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chandrasena honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. She studied medicine at Medical University of Lublin.

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

Dr. Cary Fitchmun's medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Fitchmun is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Michael Velarde practices family medicine. He accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. Dr. Velarde attended medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine.

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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.