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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 practice physician in Defuniak Springs, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Fawaz include abdominal surgery. He studied medicine at Saint Joseph University of Beirut. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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's specialty is family medicine. Dr. Howell studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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

Dr. Diane Hudson is a family medicine physician in Defuniak Springs, FL. Dr. Hudson accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at 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 medical specialty is family medicine. He graduated from Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Garcia is rated highly by his patients. 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. Garcia 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 practices family medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of 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.