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What is the difference between a doctor that of family practice and a general practice?
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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In brief: Length of training
Generally, the difference would be length of training program. A family practice physician takes a 3 year residency that includes internal medicine, ob-gyn, surgery, emergency medicine, pediatrics, psychiatry, neurology, and of course family medicine as well as elective subspecialty rotations.
A general practice physician can get his or her license after a 1 year, usually rotating, internship.

In brief: Length of training
Generally, the difference would be length of training program. A family practice physician takes a 3 year residency that includes internal medicine, ob-gyn, surgery, emergency medicine, pediatrics, psychiatry, neurology, and of course family medicine as well as elective subspecialty rotations.
A general practice physician can get his or her license after a 1 year, usually rotating, internship.
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