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We found 5 family medicine practitioners who accept First Health near Land O Lakes, FL.

Dr. James Arthur Sotrop, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
19021 N Dale Mabry Highway
Lutz, FL
 

Dr. James Sotrop works as a family medicine practitioner. Dr. Sotrop's clinical interests encompass preventive care. He is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sotrop honors.

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Clinical interests: Preventive Care

Dr. Catherine Urmela Paltoo, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
Land O Lakes - Multi Specialty Campus; 2100 Via Bella Boulevard
Land O Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Catherine Paltoo is a family medicine physician in Land O Lakes, FL. She is especially interested in preventive care. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Paltoo attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Paltoo is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Preventive Care

Dr. John Arthur Tedesco, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
Land O Lakes - Multi Specialty Campus; 2100 Via Bella Boulevard
Land O Lakes, FL
 

Dr. John Tedesco is a family medicine practitioner in Land O Lakes, FL and Wesley Chapel, FL. Dr. Tedesco's clinical interests encompass general care. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic.

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Clinical interests: General Care

Dr. Imran Kayani, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
Land O Lakes - Multi Specialty Campus; 2100 Via Bella Boulevard
Land O Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Imran Kayani is a family medicine practitioner. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Kayani's clinical interests: diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kayani honors. He is a graduate of Rawalpindi Medical College.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Preventive Care

Dr. Douglas Thomas Baska, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
2150 Via Bella Boulevard; Land O Lakes - Administrative Office
Land O Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Douglas Baska works as a family medicine physician. He attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Coventry HMO, Coventry, and First Health are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Baska accepts. He is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic.

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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.