General Practitioners are trained in Primary Care Medicine. They are usually Family Practitioners and Internists. They are trained to diagnose, treat and prevent illness in adults.
Annette G. Porter, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
Location and Office HoursSouthern Family Health Clinic
Chipley, FL 32428
- BlueCross Blue Shield of Florida
- BlueCross BlueShield
- Great-West Healthcare Cigna
- United Healthcare
- Northwest Florida Community Hospital
- What kind of training do general practitioners have?
How can I get referrals for a new doctor?
Most people rely on the recommendations of friends and relatives when trying to find a new doctor. That is a good start but it is still important to check on the doctors training, board certification, hospital appointments and disciplinary history.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
What is a healthcare provider?
The term provider is generally applied to any person who provides healthcare: doctors, nurses, podiatrists, chiropractors, etc. However, many physicians do not appreciate being labeled providers.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
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