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Find a general practitioner in San Antonio, TX 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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  • Michael Heistand, MD 490 Points

    8042 Wurzbach Rd Ste 350
    San Antonio, TX 78229
  • Susan Garton, DO 470 Points

    STE 340
    San Antonio, TX 78258
  • Maria Jirka, MD
    330 Points

    Dr. Maria Jirka, MD
    5979 Babcock Road
    San Antonio, TX 78240
  • Samir Sayegh, MD 260 Points

    17000 San Pedro Ave
    San Antonio, TX 78232
  • Raymond Harle, MD 200 Points

    8042 Wurzbach Rd Ste 240
    San Antonio, TX 78229
  • Jose Cavazos, MD 140 Points

    1303 McCullough Ave Ste 533
    San Antonio, TX 78212
  • Louis Holst, MD 140 Points

    999 E Basse Rd Ste 112
    San Antonio, TX 78209
  • Michael Centeno, MD 130 Points

    2241 N. W. Military Hwy,Ste. 200
    San Antonio, TX 78213
  • Hector Samaniego, MD 120 Points

    Trinity Rehabilitation Ctr
    1712 Buena Vista St
    San Antonio, TX 78207
  • Thomas Wascher, MD 110 Points

    Buena Vista Family Practice
    2221 Buena Vista St
    San Antonio, TX 78207
  • Julian Cantu, MD 110 Points

    600 Division Ave Ste C
    San Antonio, TX 78214
  • Luis Guimbarda, MD 110 Points

    Luis Guimbarda, MD
    2800 Nogalitos
    San Antonio, TX 78225
  • Wiley Patterson, MD 110 Points

    PO Box 15613
    San Antonio, TX 78212
  • Odville Rinn, MD 110 Points

    4402 Vance Jackson Rd Ste 250
    San Antonio, TX 78230
  • Marguerite Hogan, MD 110 Points

    Southwest Mental Health Ctr
    8535 Tom Slick
    San Antonio, TX 78229
  • Robert Trevino, MD 110 Points

    740 S Alamo St
    San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Salvador Garcia, MD 100 Points

    Accident Rehabiltation Clinic
    6010 Old Pearsall Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78242
  • James Baros, MD 100 Points

    807 Gibbs Bldg
    San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Jess Graham, MD 100 Points

    Brooke Army Medical Ctr
    3851 Roger Brooke Dr Dept 36, Brooke Army Medical Center
    San Antonio, TX 78234
  • James Buckman, MD 100 Points

    8452 Fredericksburg Rd Ste 278
    San Antonio, TX 78229
  • Dennis Kost, DO 100 Points

    Buena Vista Family Practice
    2221 Buena Vista St
    San Antonio, TX 78207
  • Elnora Farrell, MD 100 Points

    4125 McCullough Ave
    San Antonio, TX 78212
  • Enrique Guillen, MD 100 Points

    1805 Castroville Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78237
  • Nicholas Baxter, MD 100 Points

    Healthmaster Services
    3453 Ih 35 N Ste 207B
    San Antonio, TX 78219
  • Edward Held, MD 100 Points

    7950 Floyd Curl Dr Ste 805
    San Antonio, TX 78229
  • Dean Kellogg, MD 100 Points

    7703 Floyd Curl Dr, Dept Med Uthsc-Sa
    San Antonio, TX 78229
  • Victor Lam, MD 100 Points

    1310 McCullough Ave
    San Antonio, TX 78212
  • Lawrence Selden, MD 100 Points

    Lanier Student Health Clinic
    6315 S Zarzamora St
    San Antonio, TX 78211
  • Alfonso Lopez, MD 100 Points

    4402 Vance Jackson Rd Ste 112
    San Antonio, TX 78230
  • Nola Marx, MD 100 Points

    525 Oak Centre Dr Ste 400
    San Antonio, TX 78258
  • Ashwani Kapila, MD 100 Points

    Radiology Assoc
    519 W Houston St
    San Antonio, TX 78207
  • Nick Shannon, MD 100 Points

    3326 E Southcross Blvd
    San Antonio, TX 78223
  • Jeffery Wasetis, MD 100 Points

    Texas Med Clinic
    9895 Ih 10 W, Texas Med Clinic
    San Antonio, TX 78230
  • Theodore Botkin, MD 100 Points

    Valley View Enterprises
    4214 E Southcross Blvd
    San Antonio, TX 78222
  • Attilio Zaccaria, MD 100 Points

    7254 Blanco Rd Ste 200
    San Antonio, TX 78216
  • Denise Tarver, DO 70 Points

    Gonzaba Medical Group
    7616 Culebra Rd Ste 130
    San Antonio, TX 78251
  • Paul Saenz, DO 70 Points

    Orthopedic Surgery Assoc
    9150 Huebner Rd Ste 250
    San Antonio, TX 78240
  • Vijay Koli, MD 60 Points

    102 Palo Alto Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78211
  • Oscar Gutierrez, DO 60 Points

    Hills Medical Ctr
    705 Kirk Pl
    San Antonio, TX 78226
  • Leticia Alvarado, DO 50 Points

    4006 Nogalitos
    San Antonio, TX 78211

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