Nearby Cities

Lantana (3.03 mi)
Palm Springs (3.12 mi)
Lake Worth (3.22 mi)
Boynton Beach (5.01 mi)
West Palm ... (9.09 mi)

Nearby Zip Codes

33462 (3) (1.51 mi)
33461 (3) (1.75 mi)
33460 (1) (3.32 mi)
33436 (4) (4.52 mi)
33406 (3) (4.63 mi)
> View More
Add Listing

General Practitioner Atlantis, FL

Find

General Practitioners

In Your Area
Enter or

General Practitioner Atlantis, FL

Find a general practitioner in Atlantis, FL who can help with wellness integrative medicine, annual physicals, sports physicals, primary care, acute care, chronic disease care, illness, cancer screening, and more.

Results for Atlantis, FL

  • Jesus Barrameda, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 3.22 mi
    3199 Lake Worth Rd # Rd-4
    Lake Worth, FL 33461
  • Zivomir Golubovic, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 3.22 mi
    1201 S Federal Hwy
    Lake Worth, FL 33460
  • Ronald Kludo, DO 70 Points

    Distance: 3.22 mi
    7653 Lake Worth Rd
    Lake Worth, FL 33467
  • Distance: 3.22 mi
    4140 Lake Worth Road
    Lake Worth, FL 33461
  • Joseph Provenzano 210 Points

    Dr. Joseph M. Provenzano, MD
    Distance: 5.01 mi
    906 South Federal Highway
    Boynton Beach, FL 33435
  • Richard Raborn 100 Points

    Dr. Richard B. Raborn, MD
    Distance: 5.01 mi
    2800 S Seacrest Blvd
    Suite 180
    Boynton Beach, FL 33435
  • David Feinerman, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 5.01 mi
    3695 W Boynton Beach Blvd
    Boynton Beach, FL 33436
  • Luis Galainena, DO, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 5.01 mi
    625 Se 2nd Ave Ste A
    Boynton Beach, FL 33435
  • Stanley Chai, MD, IMG 60 Points

    Distance: 5.01 mi
    2828 S. Seacrest Blvd., Suite 201
    Boynton Beach, FL 33436
  • Kathleen Rathbun, DO 50 Points

    Distance: 5.01 mi
    4971 Le Chalet Blvd Ste 300
    Boynton Beach, FL 33436
  • Distance: 5.01 mi
    1717 West Woolbright Road
    Boynton Beach, FL 33426
  • Distance: 5.01 mi
    2415 Quantum Boulevard
    Boynton Beach, FL 33426
  • Mark Freeman, MD

    Distance: 5.01 mi
    9776 S Military Trl
    Boynton Beach, FL 33436
  • Nathan Lipton, MD

    Distance: 5.01 mi
    7718 Springwater Pl
    Boynton Beach, FL 33437
  • Benjamin Scharf, DO

    Distance: 5.01 mi
    11112 Manele Ct
    Boynton Beach, FL 33437
  • Nathaniel Fleischner 200 Points

    Dr. Nathaniel P. Fleischner, MD
    Distance: 9.09 mi
    1411 North Flagler Drive
    Suite 6200
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
  • Nelson Olaguibel, DO 110 Points

    All Care Family Practice
    Distance: 9.09 mi
    1825 Forest Hill Blvd Ste 205
    West Palm Beach, FL 33406
  • Gerald O'Connor 100 Points

    Dr. Gerald J. O'Connor, MD
    Distance: 9.09 mi
    1411 N Flagler Dr
    Suite 6200
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
  • Norman Pevsner, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 9.09 mi
    2500 Metrocentre Blvd Ste 6
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
  • Rokshana Sharifa, MD 100 Points

    Phymatrix
    Distance: 9.09 mi
    3345 Burns Rd Ste 302
    West Palm Beach, FL 33410
  • Pierre Regard, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 9.09 mi
    1717 N Flagler Dr
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
  • Eugene Ross, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 9.09 mi
    7305 N Military Trl, West Palm Beach V A Center
    West Palm Beach, FL 33410

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.

Associations:




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