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  • Hosford Peggy Md

    140 Northeast State Route 300
    Belfair, WA 98528
  • Samuel Hammar, MD

    Olympic Med Laboratories Inc
    2520 Cherry Ave
    Bremerton, WA 98310
  • Lila Aflatooni, MD

    Callahan Medical Center
    837 Callahan Dr Ste A
    Bremerton, WA 98310
  • George Wiggins, MD

    The Doctors Clinic
    2512 Wheaton Way
    Bremerton, WA 98310
  • Edwin Tegenfeldt, MD

    Peninsula Community Health Center - Bremerton
    616 6th Street, P.O. Box 960
    Bremerton, WA 98337
  • Douglas Jennings, DO

    Olympic Anesthesia Svc
    1010 Sylvan Way
    Bremerton, WA 98310
  • Lila Aflatooni, MD

    L A Professional Svc
    837 Callahan Dr Ste A
    Bremerton, WA 98310
  • George Matheson, MD

    PO Box 339
    Bremerton, WA 98337
  • Blackmon Griffith M MD

    1225 Campbell Way
    Bremerton, WA 98310
  • Haydu Frank E MD Abem

    1651 Northeast Bentley Drive
    Bremerton, WA 98311
  • Lowell Finkleman, MD, IMG

    Purdy Medical Clinic
    6718 144th St Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98332
  • Joan Halley, DO

    Peninsula Family Medical Ctr
    4700 Point Fosdick Dr Nw, Ste 202
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
  • John Samms, MD

    John Marshall Samms, MD & Associates
    4700 Point Fosdick Drive Northwest, Suite 220
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
  • Louis Lavell, MD

    608 43rd Ave Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
  • Steven Konicek, MD

    Franciscan Medical Group
    6401 Kimball Dr, Gig Harbor Medical Clnc
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
  • O'Brien Mary MD

    4700 Point Fosdick Drive Northwest
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
  • Gotilieb Bruce Md

    4700 Point Fosdick Drive Northwest
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
  • Jay Parker, MD

    Silverdale Family Medical Ctr
    PO Box 1097
    Silverdale, WA 98383
  • John Hemmen, DO, MD

    Swedish Medical Ctr Ballard
    3609 Point White Dr Ne
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
  • Fuquay Diane E MD

    380 Winslow Way East
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
  • Nitsche Bruce A MD

    380 Winslow Way East
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
  • Fuquay Diane E MD

    380 Winslow Way East
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
  • Haggar Thomas D MD

    380 Winslow Way East
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
  • Leatham Kim MD

    380 Winslow Way East
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
  • Keyes Gregory E MD

    380 Winslow Way East
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
  • Monk Thomas R MD

    380 Winslow Way East
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
  • Hosford Peggy Md

    237 Professional Way
    Shelton, WA 98584
  • Edwin Tegenfeldt, MD

    Kitsap Community Health Ctr
    19045 State Highway 305 NE Ste 180
    Poulsbo, WA 98370
  • Henne Manfred Md

    20700 Bond Road Northeast
    Poulsbo, WA 98370
  • Andersen Teresa MD

    22180 Olympic College Way NW
    201
    Poulsbo, WA 98370
  • Power Charles W MD North Kitsap Prctce & Urgnt CRE

    22180 Olympic College Way NW
    Suite 201
    Poulsbo, WA 98370
  • Robert Griffith, MD

    14434 Ambaum Blvd Sw
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Amos Shirman, MD

    16110 8th Ave Sw Ste C1
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Peter Hartwell, MD

    16233 Sylvester Rd SW G-20
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Thomas Huchala, MD

    14212 Ambaum Blvd SW Ste 304
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Judith Marsden, MD

    15209 8th Ave S
    Burien, WA 98148
  • Nina Spalek, MD

    Family Physician'S Genl Clinic
    12459 Ambaum Blvd SW Ste A
    Burien, WA 98146
  • Three Tree Women's Clinic, PLLC

    16259 Sylvester Rd Sw
    Suite 301
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Paves Alejandro G MD

    16259 Sylvester Road Southwest Suite 304
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Lutz Pamela Md

    16259 Sylvester Road Southwest
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Buttitta James MD

    16110 8th Avenue Southwest Suite A2
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Khan Lubna MD

    16110 8th Avenue Southwest
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Clark Robert L Md

    16259 Sylvester Road Southwest
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Amiri Fariba MD

    16110 8th Avenue Southwest
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Nguyen Minh V MD

    16110 8th Avenue Southwest
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Burrita James MD

    16110 8th Avenue Southwest
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Edward W Hartzler MD Inc PS

    16110 8th Avenue Southwest Suite C2
    Burien, WA 98166
  • O'Riordan Colm Md

    16122 8th Avenue Southwest
    Burien, WA 98166
  • Harry Pierce

    13014 12th Ave SW
    Burien, WA 98146
  • Felino De Leon, MD

    3716 Pacific Ave Ste D
    Tacoma, WA 98418

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