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Who is better able to treat me--a general practitioner who knows me and my situation and family or a specialist far away?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Depends on your

Condition.

In brief: Depends on your

Condition.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Christina O'Hara
General Practice

In brief: It depends

It depends on the disease process.
If you have been referred to a specialist, however, it is typically best to follow his/her recommendations. Continue to be seen simultaneously by your pcm for routine health issues and support in order to maintain consistency wih a physician who knows your family.

In brief: It depends

It depends on the disease process.
If you have been referred to a specialist, however, it is typically best to follow his/her recommendations. Continue to be seen simultaneously by your pcm for routine health issues and support in order to maintain consistency wih a physician who knows your family.
Dr. Christina O'Hara
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