We found 4 family medicine practitioners who accept United Healthcare Compass near Killeen, TX.
Dr. Everest Whited's area of specialization is family medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Whited graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He has received distinctions including Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Whited is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.
Dr. Charles Chitwood specializes in family medicine and emergency medicine and practices in Austin, TX and Fort Hood, TX. He honors United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Chitwood is affiliated with Austin Regional Clinic.
Dr. Maheswari Chinimilli practices family medicine. Dr. Chinimilli is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She graduated from Andhra Medical College.
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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.