Primary Care is generally the first point of contact for most of the medical concerns. Primary Care includes four major specialty areas: Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Pediatrics. Primary Care Physician (PCP) provides care and treatment for people of all age groups – ranging from infants and adolescents to adults and seniors. A Primary Care facility offers routine check-ups, preventive care, diagnosis, and treatment of an injury or illness, and management of chronic or complex medical condition. Your Primary Care Physician can refer you to a Specialist for further evaluation in case of any complexity or serious ailment.
The primary care team also consists of nurse practitioners and other healthcare providers who aid the PCP in delivering quality care. All these aspects of primary care contribute towards making it an increasingly complex