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How do a general practitioner, family practice, and internal medicine differ?

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Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Internal Medicine

In brief: Family medicine

The difference is in training.
Family medicine usually focused more in outpatient. Internal medicine training training focus more on inpatient with some emphasis on outpatient.

In brief: Family medicine

The difference is in training.
Family medicine usually focused more in outpatient. Internal medicine training training focus more on inpatient with some emphasis on outpatient.
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
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Dr. Bassel Saksouk
Internal Medicine

In brief: Training

General practitioner is another term for family physicians.
Internal medicine physicians get limited training in pediatrics and ob/gyn. Their training is more focused on adults in the inpatient setting, although they can practice inpatient (hospital) or outpatient (clinic). Family physicians are training in pediatrics, adults and ob/gyn. They are better suited to outpatient practice.

In brief: Training

General practitioner is another term for family physicians.
Internal medicine physicians get limited training in pediatrics and ob/gyn. Their training is more focused on adults in the inpatient setting, although they can practice inpatient (hospital) or outpatient (clinic). Family physicians are training in pediatrics, adults and ob/gyn. They are better suited to outpatient practice.
Dr. Bassel Saksouk
Dr. Bassel Saksouk
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