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We found 6 family medicine practitioners who accept Child Health Plus near Cooperstown, NY.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
Bassett Physician Group; One Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Susan Emerson works as a family practice physician. Dr. Emerson accepts the following insurance: Child Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare. She is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
Bassett Physician Group; One Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Thomas Holmes specializes in family medicine. Dr. Holmes is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Dr. Scott Allen Cohen, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1 Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Scott Cohen's area of specialization is family medicine. Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cohen honors. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
1 Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Kenneth Riley's medical specialty is family medicine. He is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
Bassett Physician Group; One Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Ellen Larson sees patients in Hamilton, NY and Cooperstown, NY. Her medical specialty is family medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Larson average 4.0 stars out of 5. She honors Child Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Larson is a graduate of Penn State College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
1 Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. August Leinhart's specialties are family medicine and emergency medicine. He practices in Cooperstown, NY. He is professionally affiliated with O'Connor Hospital (Delhi, NY). Dr. Leinhart is in-network for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Leinhart (or staff) is conversant in Sign Language, Korean, and Spanish.

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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.