We found 5 family medicine practitioners who accept Coventry Gold HMO near Brooklyn, NY.
Dr. Krishna Desai specializes in family medicine and practices in New York, NY. Dr. Desai honors POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She trained at Carolinas Medical Center for her residency. She has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars.
Dr. Rakesh Koul practices family medicine in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Koul is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He graduated from Government Medical College, Jammu. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center - Fulton Division.
Dr. Mary Ellis is a physician who specializes in family medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Ellis studied medicine at Ross University School of Medicine. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She takes Coventry, Coventry Catastrophic, and Coventry Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.
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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.