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Dr. Kenneth Eli Mancher, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
17 Westerman Avenue
Seymour, CT
 

Dr. Kenneth Mancher practices family medicine. He is affiliated with Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. Before completing his residency at North Shore University Hospital and Glen Cove Hospital, Dr. Mancher attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Mancher is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
887 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, CT
 

Dr. Leon Rapko's area of specialization is family medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Rapko is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rapko is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rapko accepts. Dr. Rapko is open to new patients. He completed his residency training at Chestnut Hill Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Rapko (or staff) speaks Spanish, Italian, and Russian.

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Clinical interests: Physical Exams, Sports Injuries

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Specializes in Family Medicine
887 Bridgeport Avenue
Huntington, CT
 

Dr. Stephanie Rowe is a family practice physician. Dr. Rowe studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Rowe trained at UMass Memorial Medical Center. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rowe is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She is open to new patients.

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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.