The term “General Practitioner” is a colloquial one and refers to a physician in general practice, which generally means Primary Care. They may be either internists or Family Practitioners.
Brett S. Stecker, DO
Specialty: Family Medicine
Location and Office HoursWelter Primary Care
Raynham, MA 02767
- BC/BS of Rhode Island
- CIGNA HealthCare
- United Healthcare
- Morton Hospital & Medical Center
What is a general practitioner?
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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.
Should I make an appointment to meet a new doctor?
When you schedule your first appointment with a doctor you should take the view you are interviewing the doctor to see if he or she is one you would like to care for you. Have a list of questions ready and do not be hesitant to raise issues of concern to you. Of course, the doctor will be discussing your health history and getting to know you at the same time.
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