We found 5 family medicine practitioners who accept Coventry Gold HMO near Brooklyn, NY.
Dr. Krishna Desai practices family medicine in New York, NY. She attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Carolinas Medical Center for residency. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna, and EmblemHealth. Dr. Desai has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars.
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Dr. Mary Ellis specializes in family medicine and practices in Brooklyn, NY. She has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Ellis accepts Coventry, Coventry Catastrophic, and Coventry Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.
Dr. Rakesh Koul's medical specialty is family medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center - Fulton Division. Dr. Koul attended medical school at Government Medical College, Jammu. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as 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.