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switching from family medicine to internal medicine

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Training + patients: They complete different residency training programs after medical school graduation. Internists specialize in medical (not surgical) care for adults, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience in Urgent Care
Matter of Preference: A Family Medicine Physician spends their residency training, being trained in Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Surgery and Pediatrics. An Internal Medicine ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
33 years experience in Holistic Medicine
The type of training: Family medicine- completed 3 years residency program after graduating from medical school during which time they rotate/work through different special ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Family medicine etc.: Family medicine encompasses pediatrics ob/gyn and adult medicine. Internal medicine is medicine for adults. General practice less specialized training ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It depend: How busy they are, but if you have and seen him before he will get in very soon because he want to be his patient.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
For the whole family: If you have children and want the whole family to receive care in the same office, you might choose a family physician. In some areas, family physici ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Both r great!: I think they are both perfectly acceptable choices! i'm an internist.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Their training: General practice usually means the doctor has completed only an internship (1 year) of hospital training after medical school. Family physicians and i ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Personal choice: Personally, I would choose the doctor I felt most comfortable with, is most approachable and is a good listener.
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Everyone : Everyone should have a primary care doctor to help care for their basic medical needs. The people who do this are: family doctors (kids and adults), ... Read More
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