What is a Family Physician?
This is a physician that has completed a specialty program enabling him or her to provide for the health care needs of all ages from 1 day old to over 100 yrs of age. Our physicians are able to handle most acute and chronic problems, however, if not you will be evaluated thoroughly with expeditious referrals being made to the specialist.
What is a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner?
This is a registered nurse who has received advanced training in the diagnosing and treatment of illnesses, as well as training in providing extensive education in preventative health care maintenance. Nurse practitioners are able and qualified to provide care for acute and chronic conditions as well as write prescriptions to treat those problems.