We found 4 family medicine practitioners who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 015 near Alpine, TX.
Dr. David Sanchez sees patients in Alpine, TX. His medical specialties are general practice and family medicine. Dr. Sanchez studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.
Dr. Adrian Billings' medical specialty is family medicine and obstetrics. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Billings is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.
Dr. John Ray is an Alpine, TX physician who specializes in family medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.
Dr. Raphael Escovar practices family medicine. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Escovar accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, 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.