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Specializes in Family Medicine
143 Ga Highway; 32 Bypass
Alma, GA
(912) 632-8288

Dr. Michael Deen sees patients in Alma, GA. His medical specialty is family medicine. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
410 W 12th Street
Alma, GA
(912) 345-8979; (912) 632-8979

Dr. Jose Castro sees patients in Nicholls, GA and Alma, GA. His medical specialty is family medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
210 E 16th Street
Alma, GA
(912) 632-7203

Dr. Charles Bagley works as a family medicine physician in Alma, GA. His education and training includes medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and residency at Floyd Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
204 E 15th Street
Alma, GA

Dr. Jonathan Wade's area of specialization is family medicine. He takes Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
204 E 15th Street
Alma, GA
(912) 632-2952

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Specializes in Family Medicine
204 E 15th Street
Alma, GA
(912) 632-1900

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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.
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