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Find a general practitioner in Salinas, 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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  • Rodolfo Garcia, MD 130 Points

    Northridge Medical Weight
    1187 N Main St Ste 101
    Salinas, CA 93906
  • Ravindra Sharma, MD 100 Points

    Family Practice
    1101 Pajaro St
    Salinas, CA 93901
  • Norman Halfpenny, MD 100 Points

    Meridian Medical Svc
    680 E Romie Ln
    Salinas, CA 93901
  • Rebecca Abundis, DO 90 Points

    Family Health
    1033 Los Palos Dr
    Salinas, CA 93901
  • Warren Nishimoto, DO 70 Points

    Salinas Valley Medical Group
    911 Blanco Cir Ste D
    Salinas, CA 93901
  • Yolanta Kruszynska, MD 50 Points

    Diabetes Care Ctr
    1260 S Main St, Ste 201-Diabetes Care Ctr
    Salinas, CA 93901
  • 1441 Constitution Boulevard
    Salinas, CA 93906
  • 631 East Alvin Drive Suite H
    Salinas, CA 93906
  • 631 East Alvin Drive
    Salinas, CA 93906
  • 945 Blanco Circle Suite D
    Salinas, CA 93901
  • 945 Blanco Circle Suite D
    Salinas, CA 93901
  • Ricardo Cuadros, M.D.

    1441 Constitution Blvd
    Salinas, CA 93906
  • Rodolfo M Garcia, MD

    1187 N MAIN ST STE 101
    SALINAS, CA 93901
  • Catherine Petronijevic

    17812 Moro Rd
    Salinas, CA 93907
  • Distance: 8.32 mi
    10561 Merritt Street
    Castroville, CA 95012
  • Glenn Hudgens, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 8.91 mi
    26415 Carmel Rancho Blvd
    Carmel, CA 93923
  • Richard Wheat, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 8.91 mi
    8545 Carmel Valley Rd
    Carmel, CA 93923
  • David Stark, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 11.81 mi
    1534 Fremont Blvd Ste F
    Seaside, CA 93955
  • Harvey Kryger, MD
    420 Points

    Preventive Medicine Clinic
    Distance: 14.3 mi
    1084 Cass St
    Monterey, CA 93940
  • Richard Pirotte, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 14.3 mi
    PO Box Hh, Quality Management
    Monterey, CA 93942
  • Howard Press, MD 70 Points

    Distance: 14.33 mi
    13748 Center St Ste B
    Carmel Valley, CA 93924
  • Cesar Sinnaco, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 16.64 mi
    PO Box 300
    Gonzales, CA 93926
  • Jeff Lester, DO 80 Points

    Lester Clinic
    Distance: 17.01 mi
    65 Aspen Way Ste 1
    Watsonville, CA 95076
  • Joseph Barbara, MD 410 Points

    We Care Health Ctr
    Distance: 23.17 mi
    7880 Wren Ave Ste C133
    Gilroy, CA 95020
  • Joseph Mc Cormack, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 23.17 mi
    7880 Wren Ave Ste E153
    Gilroy, CA 95020
  • Distance: 23.17 mi
    7880 Wren Avenue
    Gilroy, CA 95020
  • Distance: 23.17 mi
    7880 Wren Avenue
    Gilroy, CA 95020
  • Deborah Malka, MD 160 Points

    Tree Of Health
    Distance: 24.7 mi
    9099 Sogvel Dr # 2
    Aptos, CA 95003
  • Gary Dolowich, MD 120 Points

    Jade Mountain Health Ctr
    Distance: 24.7 mi
    8065 Aptos St
    Aptos, CA 95003
  • John Lay, DO 50 Points

    Medical Office
    Distance: 24.7 mi
    10098 Soquel Dr
    Aptos, CA 95003
  • William Heller, DO 20 Points

    Distance: 24.7 mi
    10098 Soquel Dr
    Aptos, CA 95003
  • Distance: 24.7 mi
    9053 Soquel Drive Suite 202
    Aptos, CA 95003
  • Doris Donoghue, MD

    Distance: 24.7 mi
    318 Pebble Beach Dr
    Aptos, CA 95003
  • Charlea Massion, MD

    Distance: 24.7 mi
    7600 Old Dominion Ct
    Aptos, CA 95003
  • Glenn Saltz, MD

    Distance: 24.7 mi
    501 N Graham St Ste 365
    Aptos, CA 95003
  • Distance: 26.34 mi
    603 Capitola Avenue
    Capitola, CA 95010
  • Bonnie Gintis, DO 50 Points

    Distance: 27.14 mi
    3121 Park Ave Ste D
    Soquel, CA 95073
  • Helen Nunberg, MD
    310 Points

    Monterey Bay Mind & Body Medicine
    Distance: 29.15 mi
    877 Cedar St. Suite 150
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Margaret Macmillan, MD 190 Points

    Santa Cruz Medical Clinic
    Distance: 29.15 mi
    1203 Mission St, Santa Cruz Medical Clinic
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Gerald Campbell, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 29.15 mi
    2025 Soquel Ave
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062

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