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  • Raja Ram MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • S V MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Powers Edgar MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Min-Jie Tan MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Dariusz Skladaniec MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Hong Wang MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Kumareswaran M MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Gunadeva Padmini MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Gabriel Nguena MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Patel Dhiraj MD

    6063 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Lenus Louis MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Dawit Antonios MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Dasoveanu Cristina MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Dasoveanu George MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Htwe Tint MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Dhaval Shah MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Mourad Nessim MD

    5595 Peachtree Parkway
    Norcross, GA 30092
  • Heman Dodani, MD

    Sai Medical Ctr
    6185 Buford Hwy Ste E400
    Norcross, GA 30071
  • Garnett Fisher, DO

    Norcross Tucker Medical Group
    5836 Buford Hwy Ste D
    Norcross, GA 30071
  • Aaron J Hupman, MD

    354 ARCADO RD NW STE 1
    LILBURN, GA 30047
  • Dasoveanu George MD

    3490 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Kennedy Philip R MD

    3540 Duluth Park Lane
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Dasoveanu George MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Dhaval Shah MD

    3490 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Jackson Ralph A MD

    3540 Duluth Park Lane Suite 170
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Dasoveanu Cristina MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Dariusz Skladaniec MD

    3490 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Lenus Louis MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Htwe Tint MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Lenus Louis MD

    3490 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • S V MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • McDaniel James Edmonds MD

    3855 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Raja Ram MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Raja Ram MD

    3490 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Mourad Nessim MD

    3490 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Min-Jie Tan MD

    3490 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Houssami Yazan MD

    3855 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Hong Wang MD

    3490 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Gabriel Nguena MD

    3490 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Mourad Nessim MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Goli S MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Htwe Tint MD

    3490 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Dawit Antonios MD

    3490 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Dariusz Skladaniec MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Dawit Antonios MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Dasoveanu Cristina MD

    3490 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Gunadeva Padmini MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Majors James D MD

    3855 Pleasant Hill Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Dhaval Shah MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096
  • Hong Wang MD

    3068 Old Norcross Road
    Duluth, GA 30096

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.

Specialties:


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.

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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 Wellness.com 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