There are state and federal programs designed to help you find a doctor, but the key is to choose the right physician. During your first visit, there are key questions to consider. When you go to their office, do the other patients … look like you? Are the doctors board certified? Do they get along with the staff? If you get along with them, that person becomes your health coach. Because, remember, the word doctor means teacher, so it's a two-way street. If you come up with the right person, you're on the right path.
Joel M. Weinberger, DO
Specialty: Family Medicine
- family medicine
- sports medicine
Location and Office HoursCenter for Family Practice & Sports Medicine PA
720 Oak Cmns
Kissimmee, FL 34741
- BlueCross Blue Shield of Florida
- Florida Health Care Plans
- Great-West Healthcare Cigna
- Tricare/Humana Military Healthcare
- United Healthcare
- Florida Hospital Kissimmee
- Osceola Regional Medical Center
What should I keep in mind while looking for a doctor?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answered
How can I determine if a doctor will be focused on wellness and prevention?
Doctors are increasingly concerned about promoting information on wellness and prevention. However, many doctors are not well-trained in these fields and many doctors may not have the time or interest to provide this information. You, as a patient, however, have every right to expect and demand it.
What kind of training do internal medicine doctors have?
Internal Medicine doctors, or Internists, are trained to prevent, diagnose, and treat illness in adults. Internal Medicine is the fundamental base of medical training that many other specialties build on.
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