Browse the internet to find a good general practitioner or any doctor. Check out credentials and board certification. Check with the nearby hospital for the chief of staff for the specialty you desire. Always seek 2 if not 3 consultations and bring a check list of questions with you during your visit.
Brett S. Stecker, DO
Specialty: Family Medicine
Location and Office HoursWelter Primary Care
Raynham, MA 02767
- BlueCross BlueShield of Rhode Island
- CIGNA HealthCare
- United Healthcare
- Morton Hospital & Medical Center
How can I find a good general practitioner where I live?
Stuart Linder, MD, Plastic/reconstructive Surgery, answered
What kind of training do primary care providers have?
Primary care physicians are trained to diagnose and treat the initial stages of disease for adult patients. They also should be trained in prevention and wellness. Pediatricians provide primary care for children. In addition, many women use Obstetrician-Gynecologists for primary care and many Ob-Gyns have given up practicing obstetrics and only practice gynecology and serve as Primary Care physicians for women. Despite this, the College of Obstetrics and Gynecology states the training programs for that specialty are not designed to train Primary Care physicians.
How can I find out a doctor’s office hours?
The best way to obtain a doctor’s office hours is to call the office or visit the practice website.
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