We found 5 family medicine practitioners who accept Silver Compass Balanced 2000 near Alvin, TX.
Dr. Kerry McCarroll is a family medicine physician in Alvin, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. McCarroll is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. McCarroll is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
Dr. Katherine Herring's area of specialization is family medicine. She studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Herring's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.
Dr. James Smith is a family medicine practitioner. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Smith is in-network for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare EPO, and more.
Dr. Donald Macdonald is an Alvin, TX physician who specializes in general practice and family medicine. Dr. Macdonald is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from the University of Liverpool Faculty of Medicine.
Dr. Yvette Poindexter specializes in family medicine and general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Alvin, TX. Dr. Poindexter studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, 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.