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We found 5 family medicine practitioners who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Palatka, FL.

Dr. Irena Maria Pacanowska-Assefa, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
6100 St. Johns Avenue; Suite 4
Palatka, FL
 

Dr. Irena Pacanowska-Assefa is a family medicine physician. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Pacanowska-Assefa honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
800 Zeagler Drive; Suite 200
Palatka, FL
 

Dr. Iftikhar Haq practices family medicine in Palatka, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Haq average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Haq accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
199 South Highway 17; Suite B
East Palatka, FL
 

Dr. Michael Look's medical specialty is family medicine. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Look honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
1302 River Street
Palatka, FL
 

Dr. Maria Perez-Garcia sees patients in Jacksonville, FL and Palatka, FL. Her medical specialty is family medicine. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Perez-Garcia is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
1302 River Street
Palatka, FL
 

Dr. Emilio Gonzalez works as a family medicine practitioner in Palatka, FL. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gonzalez graduated from Central University of the Caribbean School of 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.