Your primary care doctor is at the center of your care
Having a primary care doctor is a key component of good health. Your primary
care doctor helps coordinate all your care and serves as your personal
health advocate, so it’s important to establish a long-term relationship
so he or she is familiar with your history.
Primary care doctors have the expertise to diagnose and treat a wide range
of conditions, and work collaboratively with specialists and other health
care professionals to deliver comprehensive care. He or she can also help
you stay healthy by offering preventive health information, as well as
answer your questions about health concerns or issues.
Riverview Regional Medical Center’s primary care doctors have access
to a wealth of resources to deliver quality care, from state-of-the-art
diagnostic and treatment options to a wide range of specialists and programs
to meet your health needs.
The right doctor for you
Choosing the right primary care doctor is an important decision —
it should be someone who you feel comfortable with and can trust. The
types of primary care doctors include:
Family practice – Provide care for the whole family, from pediatrics to senior health care.
Internal medicine – Specialize in providing care to teenagers and adults.
Senior care – Provide specialized care designed to help keep older adults healthy.
Need help finding a doctor? Call (256) 543-5200.