general practitioner

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general practitioner

a physician who does not specialize but has a medical practice (general practice) in which he deals with all illnesses
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During the ensuing five years, minority infant mortality dropped by 68 percent during a period when only Lovelace's team of family physicians were delivering infants at Newberry County Hospital.
Walsh is a family physician at Jarrettsville Family Care in Jarrettsville, Maryland.
With more than 7,000 members, including active practicing family physicians, residents in family medicine, and medical students interested in the specialty, CAFP is the largest primary care medical society in California, Family physicians are trained to treat an entire family's medical needs, addressing the whole spectrum of life's medical challenges.
New Jersey's honoree will then compete among other state winners at the national level for the American Academy of Family Physicians Family Physician of the Year Award.
Murphy's lasting legacy to family medicine centers on her gift as a talented teacher and mentor to medical students and the next generation of family physicians.
Unfortunately, the family physician is presently unable to play the role that is required in the health-care chain of services.
Jeff Alling, a family physician, moved to Wise County more than 20 years ago, he was one of only two doctors in the rural North Texas community qualified to deliver babies.
That's according to an observational study of some 30,000 adults who had an internist, family physician, or specialist as their usual source of care.
Goertz, MD, MBA, FAAFP, a family physician in Waco, Texas, is the new president of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
LOUIS, Missouri, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the July 2009 launch of a new peer-reviewed medical journal in partnership with the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP), Osteopathic Family Physician.
will be offering access to a family physician who will spend a fraction of his time serving as company doctor, but also serving to help employees' families.