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Dr. Michael J. Irvin D.O
Specializes in Family Medicine
Average rating 4.44 stars out of 5 (15 ratings)
Address: 1001 Jackson St, Hugo, OK 74743
Phone: 580-317-9000
Victoria Elaine Pardue DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
Average rating 3.85 stars out of 5 (5 ratings)
Address: 1201 East Jackson Street, Hugo, OK 74743
Dr. Sean D. Boone D.O.
Specializes in Family Medicine
Address: 211 North 3rd Street, Hugo, OK 74743
Gannavarapu V. Murty M.D.
Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Family Medicine
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 1201 East Jackson Street, Hugo, OK 74743
Teddy Ray Rowland MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
Average rating 4.19 stars out of 5 (4 ratings)
Address: 1201 East Jackson Street, Hugo, OK 74743
Casey J. Woolsey CNP
Specializes in Family Medicine
Address: 206 North 16th Street, Hugo, OK 74743
Mrs. Kelli Lemke APRN-CNP
Specializes in Family Medicine
Address: 204 East Jackson Street, Hugo, OK 74743
Kathy Bryant NP-C, APRN
Specializes in Family Medicine
Address: 1201 East Jackson Street, Hugo, OK 74743
Ruby Runee Pate
Specializes in Family Medicine
Address: East Kirk Street, Hugo, OK 74743
Kelley Woods APRN
Specializes in Family Medicine
Address: 610 Trice St, Hugo, OK 74743
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What is Family Medicine?

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.

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