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We found 5 family medicine practitioners who accept Medicare near Benton, KY.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
145 Vine Street; Po Box 569
Benton, KY
 

Dr. John Tveite's specialty is family medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Tveite is 2.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

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617 Old Symsonia Road
Benton, KY
 

Dr. Kim Hall practices family medicine in Benton, KY. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Hall graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
83 Wellness Way Lane
Benton, KY
 

Dr. Andrew Porter is a family medicine practitioner in Benton, KY. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Porter accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine
83 Wellness Way
Benton, KY
 

Dr. William Colburn specializes in general practice and family medicine. Dr. Colburn graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
83 Wellness Way
Benton, KY
 

Dr. Edwin Perez-Lopez's area of specialization is family medicine. He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico 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.