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We found 5 family medicine practitioners who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1431 near Defuniak Springs, FL.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Surgery
962 Us Highway 331 S
Defuniak Springs, FL
 

Dr. Fawzi Fawaz works as a surgeon and family medicine physician in Defuniak Springs, FL. In Dr. Fawaz's practice, he is particularly interested in abdominal surgery. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Saint Joseph University of Beirut.

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Clinical interests: Abdominal Surgery

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Specializes in Family Medicine
21 W Main Avenue
Defuniak Springs, FL
 

Dr. James Howell is a Defuniak Springs, FL physician who specializes in family medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Howell attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
493 N 9th Street
Defuniak Springs, FL
 

Dr. Diane Hudson practices family medicine in Defuniak Springs, FL. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hudson is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
411 E Nelson Avenue
Defuniak Springs, FL
 

Dr. Ruben Garcia's area of specialization is family medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Garcia is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Garcia takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Morehouse School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
650 Us Highway 331 S; Unit 4
Defuniak Spgs, FL
 

Dr. Ned Farber is a family medicine physician in Defuniak Springs, FL. Dr. Farber is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic 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.