We found 4 family medicine practitioners who accept United Healthcare Compass near Killeen, TX.
Dr. Everest Whited's area of specialization is family medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Whited highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Whited accepts. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Whited has received include Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.
Dr. Maheswari Chinimilli's area of specialization is family medicine. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Andhra Medical College.
Dr. Charles Chitwood sees patients in Austin, TX and Fort Hood, TX. His medical specialties are family medicine and emergency medicine. He is affiliated with Austin Regional Clinic. Dr. Chitwood graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA.
Dr. Esther De La Torre's area of specialization is family medicine. She takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.
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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.