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We found 4 family physicians with obstetrics who accept United Healthcare Bronze near Llano, TX.

Dr. Skylar Stuart Forrister, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine & Obstetrics
102 E Young Street
Llano, TX
 

Dr. Skylar Forrister works as a family physician with obstetrics in Llano, TX, San Saba, TX, and Marble Falls, TX. Patients gave Dr. Forrister an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. In addition to English, Dr. Forrister speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Peter Davenport, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine & Obstetrics
200 West Ollie Street
Llano, TX
 

Dr. Peter Davenport's specialty is family medicine & obstetrics. Dr. Davenport's clinical interests encompass pregnancy, general care, and ultrasound (sonogram). He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Davenport (or staff) speaks the following languages: Medical Spanish and French.

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Clinical interests: Ultrasound, Pregnancy, General Care

Dr. Grady Franklin Miller, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine & Obstetrics
200 West Ollie Street
Llano, TX
 

Dr. Grady Miller practices family medicine & obstetrics. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miller takes. After attending Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Miller completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: The Picayne "Locals Love US" Award, Best Doctor. Dr. Miller is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Dr. Clark Wallace Craig, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine & Obstetrics, Obstetrics
200 West Ollie Street
Llano, TX
 

Dr. Clark Craig's areas of specialization are family medicine & obstetrics and obstetrics; he sees patients in Marble Falls, TX and Llano, TX. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and residency at Ventura County Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Craig speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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What is Family Medicine & Obstetrics?

Many years ago, all general practitioners delivered babies routinely. As physicians began to specialize, that number fell sharply. In recent years, however, there has been a move for some family medicine physicians to seek out additional training in obstetrics, qualifying them to deliver even high-risk babies. These physicians, called family medicine and obstetrics specialists or FM/OBs, can provide a greatly needed service, especially when working in rural or underserved areas.

To specialize in FM/OB, family medicine doctors have to seek out extra training in pregnancy and childbirth. They may take an obstetrics fellowship, residency, or some other kind of formal training. Their education is typically similar to an obstetrician, and a FM/OB can perform procedures such as:
  • Cesarean sections
  • Episiotomies and repairs
  • Vacuum and forceps deliveries
  • Breech deliveries
  • Obstetric ultrasounds
  • Newborn care, including resuscitation and circumcision

By nature of their training, FM/OBs often have special skills in gynecology as well. Many offer gynecologic procedures such as tubal ligations, endometrial biopsies, or IUD placements.

Family physicians and obstetricians serve an important purpose in the current medical field, filling a gap to treat patients who might not otherwise have access to OB/GYN specialists. They also can provide unusual continuity of care, remaining as a woman’s physician from childhood into adulthood and throughout her pregnancy and birth. They are one of the few kinds of medical specialists that can say they are truly life-long doctors for the whole family.