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Family Medicine Services

Banner Health’s family medicine team can provide a wide range of acute, chronic and preventative medical care for you and your family, at every stage of life.

What Is Family Medicine?

Family medicine specialists act as your primary care provider from birth until end of life. They focus on creating close partnerships with their patients and are with them to provide support and care at every stage.

In addition to diagnosing and treating illness, our family medicine doctors provide preventative care, including routine checkups, health-risk assessments, immunization and screening tests, and guidance for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

We offer personalized family medicine and integrated care to address all your health needs or conditions, including heart disease, stroke and hypertension, diabetes, cancer and asthma.

Some of our family medicine services include:

  • Acute and chronic disease care of children and adolescents
  • Acute and chronic disease care of adults
  • End-of-life care
  • Geriatric care
  • Integrative medicine
  • Labor and delivery care
  • Newborn and pediatric care
  • Nutrition
  • Palliative care
  • Pregnancy (Prenatal) care
  • Sports medicine
  • Weight loss treatment
  • Women’s health

Family medicine is just one branch within primary care. We offer many different primary care services that may be right for you.

Learn more about our primary care services.

Why It’s Important to See Your Family Medicine Doctor

Seeing your family medicine provider regularly is a good investment for your health. It is recommended that both adults and children visit their doctor to get a yearly checkup, even if you feel perfectly fine.

When you visit your doctor, he or she will recommend exams that may catch problems early.

The benefits of seeing your family medicine doctor regularly include:

  • Discussions around how to stay healthy and prevent disease
  • Catching potential health conditions early on when they are more treatable
  • Providing you with a better understanding of your health history
  • For those with chronic health conditions, your doctor can help you prevent complications
  • Developing a relationship with your doctor will help you both communicate better with each other
  • Being proactive with your health, reducing the amount of Emergency room visits and lowering your care costs in the long run

Banner Health’s expert and compassionate staff is here for you and your family, at every step of your life. Find a Banner Health family medicine doctor near you and schedule your appointment today.