Your primary care provider directs your care based on the relationship they have with you and your family. Our family medicine providers specialize in general medicine, trained in all areas of medicine to provide you and your family the care you need at every stage of life. They offer diagnosis and treatment for everything from the common cold to chronic illnesses, in addition to routine screenings, annual check-ups, and other preventive medicine services to keep you and your family healthy.
Lakes Regional Healthcare’s primary care providers may be family medicine physicians or nurse practitioners who care for you, your children, older adults, and pregnant women. Choosing a primary care provider is an important decision. They can provide better and consistent preventive care, improve continuity of care, be a one-stop resource for your health, and help you make fewer trips to the ER.
Your primary care provider can help with many areas of care and conditions, such as:
- Behavioral health
- Bone and joint injuries
- Common colds and flu
- Diagnostic services, such as lab tests, stress tests, and x-rays
- Geriatric care
- Gynecologic care
- Health screenings and checkups
- Obstetric care
- Osteopathic manipulative treatment
- Pediatric care
- Physical exams
- Prenatal care
- Skin services, such as lesion removal