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

Dr. Kenneth Mancher specializes in family medicine. Dr. Mancher obtained his medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and performed his residency at North Shore University Hospital and Glen Cove Hospital. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mancher's hospital/clinic affiliations include Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
887 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, CT
 

Dr. Leon Rapko works as a family medicine practitioner. Dr. Rapko's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He trained at Chestnut Hill Hospital for residency. Dr. Rapko (or staff) speaks Spanish, Italian, and Russian. Dr. Rapko is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He has an open panel.

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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's area of specialization is family medicine. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Rowe accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Rowe attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Rowe is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She has an open panel.

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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.