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What are general practition doctors?
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Dr. Richard Tholen
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In brief: Doctors who . . .
Have not taken additional specialized training after receiving their medical degree.
General practitioners or family practitioners are what most of our grandparents saw for their various illnesses and even minor surgical ailments decades ago. But now each area of medicine has specialty training; even family practice is a specialty that has a post-md residency, tests, and board certification.

In brief: Doctors who . . .
Have not taken additional specialized training after receiving their medical degree.
General practitioners or family practitioners are what most of our grandparents saw for their various illnesses and even minor surgical ailments decades ago. But now each area of medicine has specialty training; even family practice is a specialty that has a post-md residency, tests, and board certification.
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