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Find a general practitioner in Fresno, 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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  • Ildefonso Cruz, MD
    530 Points

    1646 E Herndon Ave Ste 102
    Fresno, CA 93720
  • Thomas Griffin 250 Points

    Dr. Thomas E. Griffin, MD
    1515 E Alluvial Ave
    Suite 101
    Fresno, CA 93720
  • Roger Brown 220 Points

    Dr. Roger F. Brown, MD
    1515 East Alluvial Avenue
    Suite 103
    Fresno, CA 93720
  • Daniel Stobbe, MD 200 Points

    Valley Metabolic Imaging
    6121 N Thesta St Ste 207
    Fresno, CA 93710
  • Marc Lasher, DO 120 Points

    829 F St
    Fresno, CA 93706
  • Yooppadee Rithaporn, MD 120 Points

    1743 N Fresno St
    Fresno, CA 93703
  • Vishnu Bobba, MD 100 Points

    2615 E Clinton Ave, Nuclear Med Serv 115
    Fresno, CA 93703
  • Daniel Marks, MD 100 Points

    Community Medical Imaging
    PO Box 1232
    Fresno, CA 93715
  • Kenneth O'Brien, MD 100 Points

    Community Medical Providers
    1570 E Herndon Ave
    Fresno, CA 93720
  • Lisa Gobar, MD 100 Points

    1303 E Herndon Ave # 200, Valley Nuclear Med Grp
    Fresno, CA 93720
  • Robert Graham, MD 100 Points

    728 E Bullard Ave
    Fresno, CA 93710
  • Suchat Jariangprasert, MD 100 Points

    3742 N 1st St
    Fresno, CA 93726
  • Robert Kammen, MD 100 Points

    5555 N West Ave Apt 134
    Fresno, CA 93711
  • Jorge Montes, MD 100 Points

    Pediatric Anesthesia Assoc
    6235 N Fresno St Ste 103, Med Gr & Pediatric Criti
    Fresno, CA 93710
  • Howard Corbus, MD 100 Points

    San Juaquin Vly Nuclear Med
    1303 E Herndon Ave
    Fresno, CA 93720
  • James Stone, MD 100 Points

    539 N Van Ness Ave
    Fresno, CA 93728
  • Mario Gonzalez, MD 100 Points

    Ucsf Fresno/Valley Medical Ctr
    143 N Clark St Ste B
    Fresno, CA 93701
  • James Svoboda, MD 100 Points

    Valley Surgical Specialists
    7202 N Millbrook Ave Ste 105
    Fresno, CA 93720
  • Carlos Cordoba, MD 90 Points

    3030 N Fresno St Ste 100A
    Fresno, CA 93703
  • Paramjeet Gill, MD 50 Points

    Multi Specialty Ctr
    6095 N 1st St
    Fresno, CA 93710
  • Apai Polyudhapoom, MD 50 Points

    3042 Tulare St
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • Zhiqiang Wang, MD 50 Points

    1180 E Shaw Ave Ste 101
    Fresno, CA 93710
  • William Wong, MD 50 Points

    2037 W Bullard Ave, Pmb 320
    Fresno, CA 93711
  • 10 Points

    1221 East Spruce Avenue Suite C
    Fresno, CA 93650
  • Edward C Allred, MD

    165 N CLARK ST
    FRESNO, CA 93701
  • 7130 North Millbrook Avenue
    Fresno, CA 93650
  • 3837 North Clark Street
    Fresno, CA 93726
  • 6311 North Fresno Street
    Fresno, CA 93710
  • 199 West Shields Avenue
    Fresno, CA 93705
  • 3636 North 1st Street Suite 150
    Fresno, CA 93726
  • 6245 North Fresno Street
    Fresno, CA 93710
  • 7780 North Fresno Street
    Fresno, CA 93720
  • William Garnica, MD -10 Points

    143 N CLARK ST STE B
    FRESNO, CA 93701
  • Richard J Kelly, MD

    2823 FRESNO AND R ST
    FRESNO, CA 93715
  • Patrick O'Brien, MD

    FRESNO, CA 93705
  • Robert Subers, MD 130 Points

    Clovis Medical Group
    Distance: 6.59 mi
    255 W Bullard Ave Ste 109
    Clovis, CA 93612
  • John Mann, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 6.59 mi
    2071 Herndon Ave
    Clovis, CA 93611
  • Gary M Critser, MD

    Distance: 6.59 mi
    255 W BULLARD AVE STE 124
    CLOVIS, CA 93612
  • Richard J Kelly, MD

    Distance: 6.59 mi
    2755 HERNDON AVE
    CLOVIS, CA 93611
  • Alan M Kleinman, MD

    Distance: 6.59 mi
    2200 CLOVIS AVE
    CLOVIS, CA 93612
  • James B Roth, DO

    Distance: 6.59 mi
    255 W BULLARD AVE STE 102
    CLOVIS, CA 93612
  • Alexander Sherriffs Jr, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 9.63 mi
    PO Box 189
    Fowler, CA 93625
  • Alexander Sherriffs Jr

    Distance: 9.63 mi
    PO Box 189
    Fowler, CA 93625
  • Gene Heinrichs, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 12.29 mi
    800 N St
    Sanger, CA 93657
  • Roger Franz, MD 100 Points

    Roger A Franz Inc
    Distance: 12.29 mi
    214 Fink Ave
    Sanger, CA 93657

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