The Benefits of Family Medicine
The goal of the family medicine specialty is to provide ongoing, comprehensive care to an individual. The goal of family medicine is to provide a holistic approach to medicine where patients can be seen for a variety of health concerns and be cared for by their physician.
Family Medicine Physicians are trained in a variety of medical techniques and procedures and can frequently perform these procedures in the comfort and care of the office.
More of the services that we offer include:
- Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of chronic disease
- Immediate care for sudden and serious illness or injury
- Routine physical exams as well as sports clearance physical exams
- Preventative medicine
At Pacific Coast Family Medicine our subspecialties include:
- Adolescent medicine
- New Born Care
- Geriatric medicine
- Hospice and palliative medicine
- Sports medicine
- Internal medicine
- Mental health
As a concierge family medicine practice, we can treat patients regardless of age, gender, social status or health issue. Having a family doctor allows all members of the family, from infancy to an elderly age, to see the same doctor providing continuity of care for not only the patient but for the entire family. This enables us to develop a trusting and genuine personal relationship with your family, which can result in better care.
As your family doctor I will also be able to provide better guidance about how to maintain a healthy lifestyle, especially if I know your family's medical history firsthand or if I have seen patterns of health problems. By adapting lifestyle changes and new health habits, patients may be able to avoid costly medications or procedures that can later affect them.
Family doctors are equipped to treat chronic disease, ongoing health needs or other conditions and can help a patient develop a personalized, cost-effective treatment plan.
As your family physician I can help create a health care system with an emphasis on excellent care that is tailored to your and your family’s needs.