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14217 (1) (4.37 mi)
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  • Manyon Andrea MD

    2447 Sheridan Drive
    Tonawanda, NY 14150
  • Cramer J Steven MD

    2447 Sheridan Drive
    Tonawanda, NY 14150
  • Fredric M Hirsh, MD

    1150 YOUNGS RD STE 104
    WILLIAMSVILLE, NY 14221
  • Christian Kivi, MD

    PO Box 1073
    Niagara Falls, NY 14302
  • David Lorenzen, MD

    2315 Whirlpool St Ste 601
    Niagara Falls, NY 14305
  • Brown Edward I MD

    732 Portage Road
    Niagara Falls, NY 14301
  • Mark Laftavi, MD

    100 High St Rm A-413, Bgh Dept Of Surgery
    Buffalo, NY 14203
  • Melissa Azaula, MD

    936 Delaware Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14209
  • McGorray Mary Md

    900 Hertel Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14216
  • John Reilly, MD

    531 Center Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14224
  • Franklin Glassman, DO

    4534 Harlem Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14226
  • Hijazi Samar Md

    900 Hertel Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14216
  • Hayman Suzanne Md

    900 Hertel Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14216
  • Gomez Ellis Md

    300 Niagara Street
    Buffalo, NY 14201
  • Berger Roseanne Md

    1542 Maple Road
    Buffalo, NY 14221
  • Joseph Kij, MD

    1359 Mckinley Pkwy
    Buffalo, NY 14218
  • Leo M Michalek Jr, MD

    561 RIDGE RD
    BUFFALO, NY 14218
  • Bidappa Maneyapanda, MD

    173 High St
    Buffalo, NY 14204
  • Linda Arzola, MD

    Buffalo Psychiatric Center - Forest Avenue
    400 Forest Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14213
  • Bohdan Kawinski, MD

    3884 Broadway St
    Buffalo, NY 14227
  • Edward Graber, MD

    300 Center Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14224
  • Vincent Cotroneo, MD

    777 McKinley Pkwy
    Buffalo, NY 14220
  • Franklin Glassman, DO

    4534 Harlem Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14226
  • Rebecca Molnar, DO

    Williamsville Pediatric Ctr
    6333 Main St
    Buffalo, NY 14221
  • Chinniah Ramgopal, MD

    2343 Broadway St
    Buffalo, NY 14212
  • Cary Vastola, DO

    4017 Harlem Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14226
  • Nathaniel Webster, MD

    15 Northland Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14208
  • Vincent Callanan, MD

    219 Bryant St
    Buffalo, NY 14222
  • Samuel Goodloe, MD

    6490 Main St
    Buffalo, NY 14221
  • Paresh Dandona, MD

    Diabetes-Endocrinology Ctr
    3 Gates Cir
    Buffalo, NY 14209
  • Shabbir Hakim, MD

    Nuclear Medicine Assoc
    565 Abbott Rd, Mercy Hosp
    Buffalo, NY 14220
  • Syed Husain, MD

    Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr
    3495 Bailey Ave Ste 151
    Buffalo, NY 14215
  • Robert Milch, MD

    225 Como Park Blvd
    Buffalo, NY 14227
  • Albert Olszowka, MD

    3435 Main St
    Buffalo, NY 14214
  • Fazalur Rehman, MD

    Nuclear Medicine Assoc
    565 Abbott Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14220
  • Roger Seibel, MD

    University Surgical Assoc
    462 Grider St
    Buffalo, NY 14215
  • Brian Snyder, MD

    120 Gardenville Pkwy W
    Buffalo, NY 14224
  • Dlugozima Maureen Md

    900 Hertel Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14216
  • Brewer John Md

    300 Niagara Street
    Buffalo, NY 14201
  • Butler Bryan N Md

    4955 North Bailey Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14226
  • Freer Jack Md

    900 Hertel Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14216
  • Jahangir Koleini, MD

    3457 Clinton St
    Buffalo, NY 14224
  • Evan Evans, MD

    Delaware Surgical Group Pc
    1150 Youngs Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14221
  • Thomas Small, MD

    6511 Main St, Meridian Medicine
    Buffalo, NY 14221
  • Linda Benjamin, MD

    989 Kenmore Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14217
  • Clementina Lewis, MD

    Buffalo Occupational Medicine
    1110 Colvin Blvd
    Buffalo, NY 14223
  • Rudolph Sada, MD

    Nuclear Medicine
    521 East Ave
    Lockport, NY 14094
  • Virginia De Perio, MD

    571 Terrace Blvd
    Depew, NY 14043
  • Jose De Perio Jr, MD

    571 Terrace Blvd
    Depew, NY 14043
  • Tiffany B. Genewick, M.D., P.C.

    4731 Transit Rd
    Suite 1
    Depew, NY 14043

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