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Find a general practitioner in Fairfax, VA 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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  • Stephanie Waggel, MD
    570 Points
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    Stephanie Waggel, MD

    Improve Life PLLC
    Distance: 9.54 mi
    2201 Cooperative Way
    Herndon, VA 20170
  • Monica Mihalache, MD 320 Points

    Monica Mihalache, MD

    Star Family Medicine
    3925 Old Lee Highway #52-C
    Fairfax, VA 22030
  • P Drew 250 Points

    P Drew

    Dr. P. Jean Drew, MD
    9683 A Main Street
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Susan Black, MD 100 Points

    Susan Black, MD

    Genetics & Ivf Institute
    3020 Javier Rd
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • JESSICA HARDY 100 Points


    10560 Main St
    Ste LL-19
    Fairfax, VA 22030-7175
  • F Hallal, MD 100 Points

    F Hallal, MD

    Northern Virginia Cardiology
    8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 200
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • James Piper, MD 100 Points

    James Piper, MD

    8503 Arlington Blvd Ste 200
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Francis Haddy, MD 100 Points

    Francis Haddy, MD

    Uniformed Services Univ
    11213 Lee Hwy Ste L, Fairfax Center
    Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Juliana Park, DO, MD 100 Points

    Juliana Park, DO, MD

    University Ophthalmic Cnsltnts
    3020 Hamaker Ct Ste B103
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • William Cochrane, MD 100 Points

    William Cochrane, MD

    Washington Radiology Assoc
    3015 Williams Dr Ste 200, Washington Rad Assoc
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Ian Shaffer, MD 90 Points

    Ian Shaffer, MD

    8316 Arlington Blvd Ste 600
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Jonathan Park, MD 50 Points

    Jonathan Park, MD

    10530 Rosehaven St Ste 111
    Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Binder Richard A Md

    8503 Arlington Boulevard
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Ebadi Mark MD

    3650 Joseph Siewick Drive
    Fairfax, VA 22033
  • Kessler C W Md

    8501 Arlington Boulevard
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Mi Yong Kim, MD

    Mi Yong Kim, MD

    10400 Eaton Place
    Ste 515
    Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Lubarsky Suzanne L MD

    3020 Hamaker Court
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Yuksel Uzer

    Yuksel Uzer

    9900 Main St Ste 2223
    Fairfax, VA 22031
  • Varma Supriya Md Facog

    10400 Eaton Place Suite 510
    Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Solos-Kountouris Eleni MD

    Distance: 4.1 mi
    8991 Cotswold Drive
    Burke, VA 22015
  • Behsudi Faiz Md Emergency Usa

    Distance: 4.4 mi
    1608 Spring Hill Road
    Vienna, VA 22182
  • Oh-Sang Ro, MD 110 Points

    Oh-Sang Ro, MD

    Distance: 6.02 mi
    7008 Little River Turnpike
    Annandale, VA 22003
  • Bikan Octain 100 Points

    Bikan Octain

    Dr. Bikan Octain
    Distance: 6.02 mi
    4540B John Marr Dr
    Annandale, VA 220033308
  • Hyung Kim, MD 100 Points

    Hyung Kim, MD

    Distance: 6.02 mi
    7002 Little River Tpke Ste F
    Annandale, VA 22003
  • Eric Norby, MD 100 Points

    Eric Norby, MD

    Woodburn Nuclear Medicine
    Distance: 6.02 mi
    3289 Woodburn Rd Ste 60
    Annandale, VA 22003
  • Olmedo Villavicencio, MD

    Olmedo Villavicencio, MD

    Hanfling-Villavicencio, Ltd.
    Distance: 6.02 mi
    7617 Little River Turnpike, Suite 600
    Annandale, VA 22003
  • Hattwick Michael A MD

    Distance: 6.02 mi
    3299 Woodburn Road Suite 300
    Annandale, VA 22003
  • Jorge Dahbar, MD 100 Points

    Jorge Dahbar, MD

    Mc Lean Institute
    Distance: 6.6 mi
    6667A Old Dominion Dr
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
  • Benjamin Pasicov, MD 50 Points

    Benjamin Pasicov, MD

    Mc Lean Immediate Care Family
    Distance: 6.6 mi
    1340 Old Chain Bridge Rd Ste 101
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
  • Jin Tina A MD

    Distance: 6.6 mi
    1320 Vincent Place
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
  • Pasicov Ben Md

    Distance: 6.6 mi
    1340 Old Chain Bridge Road
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
  • Davis Mark P MD

    Distance: 7.52 mi
    5501 Backlick Road Suite 105
    Springfield, VA 22151
  • Mohanty Nita A MD

    Distance: 7.52 mi
    7489 Huntsman Boulevard
    Springfield, VA 22153
  • Sidhu Dilbagh S MD

    Distance: 7.52 mi
    7839A Rolling Road
    Springfield, VA 22153

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