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Specializes in Family Medicine
602 S Main Street
Sweetwater, TN
 

Dr. Kaneez Leonard specializes in family medicine. Dr. Leonard is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She studied medicine at the University of Sint Eustatius School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. She is professionally affiliated with Turkey Creek Medical Center.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
304 Church Street
Sweetwater, TN
 

Dr. Ben Coffey's specialty is family medicine. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Coffey has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Family Medicine
150 Reed Springs Road
Philadelphia, TN
 

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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.

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