We found 4 family medicine practitioners who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 102 near Hemphill, TX.
Dr. Jerome Carolino works as a family practice physician. Dr. Carolino attended Lyceum-Northwestern University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at St. Mary's Hospital, Hoboken. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, QualCare, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: DIPLOMATE, AMERICAN BOARD OF FAMILY PRACTICE, Fellow, AAFP, AAFP. Dr. Carolino (or staff) is conversant in Filipino and Spanish.
Dr. John Chuang specializes in family medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Chuang graduated from Ross University School of Medicine.
Dr. Vera Luther is a general practitioner, family medicine physician, and emergency medicine specialist. Dr. Luther accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.
Dr. Natalia Luraguiz is a general practitioner and family medicine physician. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.
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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.