We found 5 family medicine practitioners who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze PPO near Dimmitt, TX.
Dr. Leo Altenberg specializes in family medicine and practices in Dimmitt, TX and Anthony, TX. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Altenberg's patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.
Dr. Gary Hardee sees patients in Dimmitt, TX. His medical specialty is family medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hardee honors. Dr. Hardee is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.
Dr. Skylar Bizzell practices family medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bizzell graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.
Dr. Justin Mellott is a family practice physician. He attended medical school at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, 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.