Looking for a family doctor in San Diego?
Scripps Affiliated Medical Groups has a comprehensive list of family medicine physicians specializing in just about every aspect of pediatric and adult healthcare. Family medicine (or family practice) is a division of primary care that is devoted to general health care for people of all ages and genders, and they treat a variety of diseases. Family physicians, also known as family doctors or family practitioners, generally see patients for everyday illnesses or injuries, perform routine check-ups, provide treatment for chronic conditions such as diabetes and asthma, and provide patients with preventative care. If necessary, family doctors may give referrals for ailments that demand the expertise of another physician specialist.