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We found 3 family medicine practitioners who accept Gold Navigate 1500 near Marathon, FL.

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Dr. Susana May, MPH, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
5701 Overseas Highway; Suite 17
Marathon, FL
 

Dr. Susana May's specialty is family medicine. Dr. May has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. In addition to English, Dr. May speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Mariners Hospital.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
13365 Overseas Highway; Suite 102
Marathon, FL
 

Dr. John O'Connor's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. O'Connor is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine and a graduate of Monmouth Medical Center's residency program. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. In addition to English, Dr. O'Connor (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He is professionally affiliated with Mariners Hospital.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
5701 Overseas Highway; Suite 17
Marathon, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Samess is a family practitioner. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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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.