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  • Harry Blackstone, DO 290 Points

    Community Care Family
    38240 Daughtery Rd
    Zephyrhills, FL 33540
  • Eduardo Gonzalez, MD 110 Points

    Florida Medical Clinic
    38051 Market Square
    Zephyrhills, FL 33542
  • Paul Hughes, MD 100 Points

    Florida Medical Clinic
    38136 Market Square
    Zephyrhills, FL 33542
  • Marian Sampson 100 Points

    Marian Sampson MD - Closed
    7050 Gall Boulevard
    Grandview Medical Office
    Zephyrhills, FL 33541
  • 38010 Medical Center Avenue
    Zephyrhills, FL 33540
  • 38010 Medical Center Avenue
    Zephyrhills, FL 33540
  • 7050 Gall Boulevard
    Zephyrhills, FL 33541
  • Nestor Guerrero Arias, MD 130 Points

    Distance: 9.11 mi
    37740 Meridian Ave
    Dade City, FL 33525
  • Daniel Mc Bath, DO 100 Points

    Florida Medical Clinic
    Distance: 9.11 mi
    13925 17th St, #B
    Dade City, FL 33525
  • Keith Gould, DO 100 Points

    Distance: 9.11 mi
    13100 Fort King Rd, Attn Medical Staff Office
    Dade City, FL 33525
  • Migdalia Merida 100 Points

    Migdalia Merida MD
    Distance: 9.11 mi
    37740 Meridian Avenue
    Dade City, FL 33525
  • Gavin Jagan, MD 50 Points

    Florida Medical Clinic
    Distance: 9.11 mi
    13417 US Highway 301
    Dade City, FL 33525
  • Tran Nguyen, MD
    260 Points

    Distance: 15.43 mi
    408 W Renfro St Ste 101
    Plant City, FL 33563
  • Shirly Moonjeli, MD 50 Points

    Distance: 15.43 mi
    1601 W Reynolds St Ste 203
    Plant City, FL 33563
  • Distance: 15.43 mi
    507 West Alexander Street
    Plant City, FL 33563
  • Distance: 15.43 mi
    1601 West Timberlane Drive
    Plant City, FL 33566
  • Distance: 18.21 mi
    740 West Drive Martin Luther Kin Suite B
    Seffner, FL 33584
  • Paul Stein, MD 120 Points

    Central Florida Physicians
    Distance: 19.47 mi
    4306 Highland Park Blvd
    Lakeland, FL 33813
  • Edwin Lamm, MD 100 Points

    Central Florida Physicians
    Distance: 19.47 mi
    2929 Lakeland Highlands Rd
    Lakeland, FL 33803
  • Greto Ramos, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 19.47 mi
    4927 Old Road 37
    Lakeland, FL 33813
  • Ronald Stillerman, DO 50 Points

    Distance: 19.47 mi
    1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Medardo Q Santos, MD 10 Points

    Distance: 19.47 mi
    1032 S FLORIDA AVE
    LAKELAND, FL 33803
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    3525 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Richard Boothby, MD

    Distance: 19.47 mi
    3525 Lakeland Hills Blvd
    Lakeland Regional Cancer Center
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • James Butler, DPM

    Distance: 19.47 mi
    1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    3525 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    2625 South Florida Avenue
    Lakeland, FL 33803
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    3525 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    1324 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    1420 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    3242 South Florida Avenue
    Lakeland, FL 33803
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Distance: 19.47 mi
    4710 South Florida Avenue
    Lakeland, FL 33813
  • Bruce Meyers, MD

    Distance: 19.47 mi
    1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd
    Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Gina (Gurinder) Brar, M.D.
    330 Points

    Distance: 20.43 mi
    3440 Lithia Pinecrest Road
    Valrico, FL 33596

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