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Why do doctors become internists / general practitioners rather than specialists?

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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics 22 years experience
Variety: Most doctors, including myself, who practice internal medicine enjoy the variety of patients and diagnoses. Family physicians expand even further including pediatrics and sometimes gynecology.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Variety: Family medicine is recognized as a boarded medical specialty with the american board of medical specialties (abms).

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