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Fort Walto... (15.66 mi)
Eglin Afb (18.77 mi)

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32541 (3) (7.4 mi)
32459 (6) (7.43 mi)
32550 (1) (8.29 mi)
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  • Rodney Dorand, MD 100 Points

    30-A Medical
    Distance: 7.88 mi
    4164 W County rd 30-A
    Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Rodney Dorand, MD

    30-A Medical
    Distance: 7.88 mi
    4164 W. County Rd 30-A
    Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Distance: 7.88 mi
    6879 USHighway 98 West
    Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Distance: 7.88 mi
    7720 USHighway 98 West
    Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Distance: 7.88 mi
    6879 USHighway 98 West
    Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Nitin Bawa

    Dr. Bawa & Associates
    Distance: 7.88 mi
    45 Sugar Sand Ln
    A
    Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • David Webb, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 8.29 mi
    36008 Emerald Coast Pkwy Ste A102
    Destin, FL 32541
  • Distance: 8.29 mi
    990 Airport Road
    Destin, FL 32541
  • Distance: 8.29 mi
    990 Airport Road
    Destin, FL 32541
  • Jose Garcia Rios, MD 100 Points

    Pathology Services Laboratory
    Distance: 12.3 mi
    217 Government Ave
    Niceville, FL 32578
  • Robert Siegel, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 15.67 mi
    345 MIRACLE STRIP PKWY SW
    FORT WALTON BEACH, FL 32548
  • Lefkos Aftonomos, MD 90 Points

    Distance: 15.67 mi
    906A Mar Walt Dr
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
  • Susan M Guentzel, MD 20 Points

    Distance: 15.67 mi
    1025 BEAL PKWY NW STE A
    FORT WALTON BEACH, FL 32547
  • Distance: 15.67 mi
    1005 Mar Walt Drive
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
  • Distance: 15.67 mi
    928 Mar Walt Drive
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
  • Distance: 15.67 mi
    131 Magnolia Avenue Southeast
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
  • Distance: 15.67 mi
    928 Mar Walt Drive
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
  • David Noll, DO 50 Points

    Distance: 18.77 mi
    307 Boatner Rd, 96 Medical Group
    Eglin Afb, FL 32542
  • James Boyd, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 20.54 mi
    113 Lielmanis Ave, 16th Medical Group
    Hurlburt Field, FL 32544
  • Celeste Blanken, DO 50 Points

    Distance: 20.54 mi
    113 Lielmanis Ave, Attn: Credential Office
    Hurlburt Field, FL 32544
  • Solomon Reodica

    Distance: 22.27 mi
    672 Baldwin Ave
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32435

Nearby Cities

Santa Rosa... (7.88 mi)
Destin (8.29 mi)
Niceville (12.3 mi)
Fort Walto... (15.66 mi)
Eglin Afb (18.77 mi)
Hurlburt F... (20.54 mi)
Defuniak S... (22.27 mi)

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