What Is a Primary Care Doctor?

Here’s why everyone needs a primary care doctor.

There is nothing more important than your health. That’s why it’s so important to find a primary care doctor with whom you can place your trust to provide you with the ultimate and most individualized medical care you can get. Whether you want preventive care or need a more effective treatment plan to manage better long-term conditions, our Bonifay and Freeport, FL, primary care doctors can address all of your general health questions and concerns.

What Is a Primary Care Doctor?

A primary care doctor is going to be your first point of contact when it comes to general health care. Our Bonifay and Freeport, FL, primary care doctors specialize in preventing, diagnosing and treating various injuries, illnesses and disorders. Of course, our top priority is to provide preventive care to our patients to protect against disease and sickness.

What Does a Primary Care Doctor Treat?

Our physicians are well versed in most conditions that impact the body. A primary care doctor can address most minor health problems, whether it’s fever, rash, stomach problems or a sprain. We have all the tools here to diagnose most conditions. If there is a condition beyond our expertise, we can refer you to a specialist.

When Should I Turn to a Primary Care Doctor?

Everyone should have a primary care doctor they turn to for a comprehensive exam just once a year. During this exam, we will perform a physical and review your medical history, assess risk factors for certain diseases, recommend certain screenings and administer any necessary vaccines.

What Are the Benefits of Having a Primary Doctor?

When you have a primary care doctor that you turn to, you’re more likely to have your everyday healthy needs addressed. We love nothing more than creating amazing long-term relationships with our patients over the years. People who have a primary care doctor that they turn to for regular checkups and care are often healthier overall and often have fewer medical costs.

We are proud to serve not only Freeport and Bonifay, FL, but the entire Florida panhandle. If you need to schedule your annual checkup with the primary care doctors at PanCare of Florida, call one of our office locations to request an appointment. You can reach them in Bonifay, FL, by calling (850) 547-5547, or in Freeport, FL, by calling (850) 880-6568, so call now.