primary care physician

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Noun1.primary care physician - the physician who provides primary care; "the primary care physician acts as a gatekeeper to the medical system"
doc, doctor, physician, Dr., MD, medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
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Others use it as an additional service with their primary care, having blood drawn at the Wellness Corner at the request of their primary doctor, for example.
Johnson said that the Worcester clinic has since hired one new primary doctor and hopes to name a second soon.
So the need is huge in Pakistan with primary health centres and most of these PHCs are not equipped with specialists and many of them don't even have a primary doctor and for this reason the villagers have to go to the district hospitals and in the process they lose a lot of time.
However, Leider noted that 40 percent of Walgreens customers do not have a primary doctor, which means they tend to wait until they are very sick, in deep pain or dealing with some out-of-control symptom before they seek medical attention, often at expensive urgent care clinics or hospital emergency rooms.
So we spent some time searching for a health plan through Connect for Health Colorado--their permanent place of residency, and home to my mother's beloved primary doctor.
Surgery should be held out as a last choice, but I would not rule it out (assuming your primary doctor clears you).
Another week strode along, and she found an oncology surgeon through her primary doctor.
It found that 84 percent of mass affluent investors said they trusted financial advisors more than their primary doctor (79 percent), accountants (74 percent), contractors/ handymen (52 percent), bosses (49 percent) and real estate agents (43 percent).
A new survey finds that investors trust their financial advisors more than their primary doctor or accountant.
When 60 Minutes interviewed the primary doctor running the clinic and online operation, the Q & A was what one would expect from someone unknowledgeable and trying to hide something.
This benefits those patients tremendously because now there's a richer conversation with their primary doctor that is supported by the pharmacy documentation.
Everybody here is assigned to a primary doctor and insured through Tricare, so they don't get the advanced stages of untreated disease you see in a community practice.