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  • Nancy Welsh, MD

    2200 SW Gage Blvd
    Topeka, KS 66622
  • Emil Goering, MD

    Med-Assist
    3124 SW 29th St
    Topeka, KS 66614
  • Jag Singh Walia, MD

    Occupational Health Svc
    2200 SW 10th Ave
    Topeka, KS 66604
  • Jamie Rempe, D.O.

    634 Sw Mulvane St
    Suite 209
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Parks Gilbert R Md

    629 Southeast Quincy Street
    Topeka, KS 66603
  • Jackson Donald H MD

    600 Southwest College Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Shinnick Daniel MD

    3707 Southwest 6th Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Tauke Jason T MD

    929 Southwest Mulvane Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Evans Kirsten E MD

    3500 Southwest 6th Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Ransom James H Md

    1123 Southwest Gage Boulevard
    Topeka, KS 66604
  • Dattilo Raymond MD

    600 Southwest College Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Beare Brian M MD

    929 Southwest Mulvane Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Nathan William MD

    3707 Southwest 6th Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Crouch Steven W MD

    4100 Southwest 15th Street
    Topeka, KS 66604
  • McCoy Michael T Md

    823 Southwest Mulvane Street Bsmt
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Gilbert John H MD

    909 Southwest Mulvane Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Lepse Peter S MD

    909 Southwest Mulvane Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Morgan Gregory MD

    600 Southwest Jewell Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Graham Arnold R MD

    929 Southwest Mulvane Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Katz Gilbert MD

    600 Southwest College Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Parr Harold E MD

    6725 Southwest 29th Street
    Topeka, KS 66614
  • Anderson Debora MD

    2835 Southwest Mission Woods Drive
    Topeka, KS 66614
  • Colbern Melissa MD

    600 Southwest Jewell Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Fincher Sheri MD

    211 East Main
    Topeka, KS 66601
  • Cooley Dennis M MD

    3500 Southwest 6th Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Mhatre Vijay Md

    620 Southeast Madison Street
    Topeka, KS 66607
  • Salam Thaju MD

    600 Southwest College Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Gernon Craig F MD

    929 Southwest Mulvane Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Birkbeck Patrick MD

    929 Southwest Mulvane Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Weyrens Katherine Md

    2914 Southwest Plass Court
    Topeka, KS 66611
  • Morrison Michael R MD

    800 Southwest Lincoln Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Lai Max G MD

    1710 Southwest 10th Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66604
  • Podrasky Ernest J MD

    600 Southwest College Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Rupp Brad W Md

    1516 Southwest 6th Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Polly Richard E MD

    909 Southwest Mulvane Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Nicolae Florin J MD

    1700 Southwest 7th Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Benacalazar Becquer MD

    2921 Southwest Wanamaker Drive
    Topeka, KS 66614
  • Warrick David A Md

    6001 Southwest 6th Avenue Suite 200
    Topeka, KS 66615
  • Patel Mahendra Md

    6001 Southwest 6th Avenue Suite 200
    Topeka, KS 66615
  • Haverkamp Kent D MD

    2909 Southeast Walnut Drive
    Topeka, KS 66605
  • Meyer O Warren MD

    600 Southwest College Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Desilva Mahasen MD

    3707 Southwest 6th Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Van Sickle Greggory J MD

    3500 Southwest 6th Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Kavel Karl K MD

    1123 Southwest Gage Boulevard
    Topeka, KS 66604
  • Joliff John L MD

    600 Southwest College Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Sachs Ann M MD

    2909 Southeast Walnut Drive
    Topeka, KS 66605
  • Lincoln Center Ob-Gyn Pa - Bonebrake Richard C MD

    800 Southwest Lincoln Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Mumford Joseph E MD

    909 Southwest Mulvane Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Tietze Dennis D Md

    634 Southwest Jewell Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606
  • Kile Kay & MD

    3520 Southwest 6th Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66606

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