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We found 8 family medicine practitioners near Tar Heel, NC.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
16526 Nc Hwy 87 W
Tar Heel, NC
 

Dr. Michael Smith practices family medicine. Before performing his residency at Martin Army Community Hospital, Dr. Smith attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Other
16526 Nc Hwy 87 W
Tar Heel, NC
 

Dr. Theodore Wilson's specialty is family medicine. Dr. Wilson is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Wilson trained at The Toledo Hospital.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
16526 Nc Hwy 87 W
Tar Heel, NC
 

Dr. Andrea Davis' medical specialty is family medicine. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Davis is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
567 Peggy's Cove Place
Tar Heel, NC
 

Dr. Lewis Judy works as a family medicine practitioner in Tar Heel, NC and Dublin, NC. Dr. Judy graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
16526 Nc 87
Tar Heel, NC
 

Dr. Claudia Peters' specialty is family medicine. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland for residency. Patient reviews placed Dr. Peters at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. She takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
16 3rd Street
Dublin, NC
 

Dr. Kimberly Hensley specializes in family medicine and practices in Dublin, NC. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Hensley attended West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at AnMed Health for residency. She is affiliated with Cape Fear Valley Health.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
16526 Nc Highway 87 W
Tar Heel, NC
 

Dr. Joseph Swanton's medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Swanton studied medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
16526 Nc Highway 87 W
Tar Heel, NC
 

Dr. Dwight Hedgepeth is a family medicine physician in Tar Heel, NC and Fayetteville, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Moses Cone Health System.

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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.