According to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) family medicine is the medical specialty which provides continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and family. It is a specialty in breadth that integrates the biological, clinical and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, all genders, each organ system and every disease entity.

WHAT IS FAMILY MEDICINE?

Adult Chronic Disease Management

  • Hypertension

  • Hyperlipidemia

  • Diabetes

  • Thyroid abnormalities

  • Asthma

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • Smoking cessation

  • Anticoagulation Management