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General Practitioner Elk Grove, CA


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Find a general practitioner in Elk Grove, CA who can help with wellness integrative medicine, annual physicals, sports physicals, primary care, acute care, chronic disease care, illness, cancer screening, and more.

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  • Erlinda Marasigan, MD

    Marasigan & Marasigan Medical
    9624 Elk Grove Florin Rd
    Elk Grove, CA 95624
  • Blanca Solis, M.D.

    8110 Laguna Blvd
    Elk Grove, CA 95758
  • Atkins Thomas N Md

    8170 Laguna Boulevard
    Elk Grove, CA 95758
  • Adams Ruenell Md

    8170 Laguna Boulevard
    Elk Grove, CA 95758
  • Burrall Barbara MD

    8110 Laguna Boulevard
    Elk Grove, CA 95758
  • Askew Katie MD

    8170 Laguna Boulevard
    Elk Grove, CA 95758
  • Douglas Peterson, MD

    PO Box 290012
    Represa, CA 95671
  • Henry Go

    PO Box 338
    Courtland, CA 95615
  • Stephen Mandaro, MD

    Ucd Medical Group
    11000 Olson Dr Ste 100
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
  • Ronald A Tachibana, MD

    3701 J ST STE 220
    SACRAMENTO, CA 95816
  • Curtiss J Durand, MD

    SACRAMENTO, CA 95817
  • Malcolm Mackenzie, MD

    SACRAMENTO, CA 95817
  • Thuc H Duong, MD

    SACRAMENTO, CA 95823
  • Pira Rochanayon, MD

    3811 FLORIN RD STE 23
    SACRAMENTO, CA 95823
  • Dung P Cao, MD

    SACRAMENTO, CA 95823
  • Fabio Almeida, MD

    Radiological Assoc Of Sacramento
    1500 Expo Pkwy, Radiological Asst Sacramen
    Sacramento, CA 95815
  • William Bargar, MD

    Bargar & Blumenfeld
    1020 29th St Ste 450
    Sacramento, CA 95816
  • Sufen Chiu, MD

    2230 Stockton Blvd, Uc Davis Dept Of Psychiatr
    Sacramento, CA 95817
  • Angela Davies, MD

    4501 X St Ste 3016, U C Davis Cancer Ctr
    Sacramento, CA 95817
  • Cesar De Leon, DO

    Kaiser Permente
    1201 Alhambra Blvd Ste 300
    Sacramento, CA 95816
  • Thuc Duong, MD

    7240 E Southgate Dr Ste D
    Sacramento, CA 95823
  • Brian Ely, MD

    PO Box 254707, Sutter Connect
    Sacramento, CA 95865
  • Michael Haseman, MD

    Sutter Medical Ctr
    1500 Expo Pkwy
    Sacramento, CA 95815
  • Douglas Hershey, MD

    Prenatal Diagnosis Of N CA
    300 University Ave Ste 100
    Sacramento, CA 95825
  • Bruce Kaldor, MD

    Bruce T Kaldor Inc
    1620 Executive Ct
    Sacramento, CA 95864
  • Jack Kashtan, MD

    Kaiser Permanente
    6600 Bruceville Rd, Dept Of Surgery
    Sacramento, CA 95823
  • Andrew Klonecke, MD

    2025 Morse Ave
    Sacramento, CA 95825
  • John Lewin, MD

    1201 J St Ste 300
    Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Mark Lipson, MD

    1650 Response Rd, Genetics Dept
    Sacramento, CA 95815
  • John Mc Carthy, MD

    2100 Capitol Ave
    Sacramento, CA 95816
  • Patrick Mc Menamin, MD

    785 University Ave
    Sacramento, CA 95825
  • Richard Myers, MD

    Radiological Assoc Of Sacramento
    1500 Expo Pkwy
    Sacramento, CA 95815
  • Thien Nguyen, MD

    Univ Of California-Davis
    2315 Stockton Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95817
  • David Ormerod, MD

    2315 Stockton Blvd Ste 2200
    Sacramento, CA 95817
  • Richard Perez, MD

    4301 X St Dept Surg
    Sacramento, CA 95817
  • Thomas Pounds Jr, MD

    Radiological Associates
    1500 Expo Pkwy
    Sacramento, CA 95815
  • Peter Valk, MD

    Nuclear Medical Imaging
    1500 Expo Pkwy
    Sacramento, CA 95815
  • Jeanna Welborn, MD

    Ucd Cancer Ctr
    4301 X St
    Sacramento, CA 95817
  • Jerrold Wheaton, MD

    4241 Williamsbourgh Dr
    Sacramento, CA 95823
  • Zohreh Zarrabi, MD

    7237 E Southgate Dr Ste A
    Sacramento, CA 95823
  • Dung Phuong Cao, MD

    PO Box 293839
    Sacramento, CA 95829
  • William Dugdale, MD

    William R Dugdale Inc
    5290 Elvas Ave
    Sacramento, CA 95819
  • Justin English, MD

    3939 J St Ste 304
    Sacramento, CA 95819
  • David Ha, MD

    5025 Stockton Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95820
  • Phung Ha, MD

    5025 Stockton Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95820
  • Anh Nguyen, MD

    Univ Of California (Davis)
    5026 Fruitridge Rd Ste 1
    Sacramento, CA 95820
  • Pira Rochanayon, MD

    3811 Florin Rd Ste 23
    Sacramento, CA 95823
  • Elaine Silver, MD

    2025 Morse Ave
    Sacramento, CA 95825
  • Wayne Thom, MD

    2150 Stockton Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95817
  • Jaw-Yan Wang, MD

    7275 E Southgate Dr Ste 402
    Sacramento, CA 95823

General Practitioner Info

General Practitioner Summary:
A general practitioner is a medical doctor that treats patients for illnesses, whether they are long term or short term in duration. This type of doctor also offers preventive health care and patient education for maintenance of health and overall well being.

These doctors use a holistic approach to treat patients. Their patients may be healthy or may have one of multiple health care problems. The general practitioner was common in the past, but has mostly been replaced by newer titles such as the family doctor and the primary care physician.

Conditions Treated:

General practitioners treat both acute and chronic illnesses of nearly every type that do not require the services of a specialist. While the medical issues treated by these doctors may be exhaustive, some of these conditions may include:

and many, many more.


General practitioners can obtain additional qualifications in areas such as adolescent medicine and geriatric medicine. Others include hospice, sleep medicine, and sports medicine.

Procedures and Treatments:

General practitioners use interviews combined with a physical examination to make a diagnosis or to check up on continuing health and wellness. These doctors may recommend or perform lab procedures such as taking blood and performing x-rays. General practitioners may prescribe medications and offer nutrition and activity advice, in addition to making recommendations for specific patient lifestyle changes. Additional procedures may involve in-office surgical procedures such as lancing and draining abscesses.

Profession Details:

After completion of a Bachelor Degree with a strong emphasis in one of the science fields, a candidate must attend at least 4 years of education at an accredited medical school, followed by a 3 - 7 year residency program. An additional 1 - 3 years of fellowship is necessary for those wishing to add a specialty or additional qualifications. Specific exams are required, then the doctor must become licensed in the state in which he or she will practice medicine. Voluntary board certification may also be obtained.


General Practitioner FAQs:

What is a General Practitioner?
A General Practitioner is a healthcare professional who practices medicine and is licensed by a state board.

What type of work does a General Practitioner do?
A General Practitioner counsels and examines patients for injuries or diseases. A General Practitioner can do minor procedures, for example, treat skin lesions.

What's the difference between a General Practitioner and a Family Doctor?
A Family Doctor is a General Practitioner with the additional education and training for Family Doctor designation. Both treat a wide range of health issues, but the family doctor has additional training for the needs specific to patients of all ages.

Can my whole family see a General Practitioner?
While the General Practitioner is qualified to treat all patients, he or she should have additional qualifications in family medicine in order to be up-to-date on issues that are specific to children and the elderly.

What can I see a General Practitioner for?
You can see a General Practitioner for any common problem. A General Practitioner can take care of patients of all ages.

How many General Practitioners are there in the United States?
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality states that there are approximately 209,000 in the United States as of 2010.

How do I find a General Practitioner in my city and state?
The directory will help you locate a General Practitioner in your state. Select General Practitioner from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate a General Practitioner in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need a General Practitioner in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of General Practitioners in your city and state.

General Practitioner Related Terms:
general practice, family doctor, primary care physician, physical examinations, cholesterol testing, wound care, pap smears, immunizations, skin biopsies, fitness programs, stress reduction plans, ongoing evaluations, bone density testing, menopause treatment