We found 4 family medicine practitioners who accept Humana HMO near Odessa, TX.
Dr. Elenita Usher is a family practice physician and geriatrician in San Antonio, TX and Odessa, TX. Dr. Usher is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She is a graduate of the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences. She is affiliated with Nix Health.
Dr. Jamal Islam works as a family practice physician in Galveston, TX and Odessa, TX. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). Before performing his residency at Lutheran Medical Center, Dr. Islam attended Sir Salimullah Medical College for medical school. Dr. Islam is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.
Dr. Owen Capocyan's medical specialty is family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Capocyan attended medical school at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.
Dr. Venkataramana Nalluri's area of specialization is family medicine. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Guntur Medical College for medical school, Dr. Nalluri completed her residency training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
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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.