Maybe you've always thought that if you're feeling good, you don't need to make a doctor's appointment. At Baptist Health, we'd like you to consider the advantages of establishing a relationship with a primary care doctor before you need one.
A doctor you know and who knows you
Your primary care doctor serves an important role in your health by focusing on preventing; detecting and managing conditions while helping you meet your wellness goals throughout your life.
Prevention is always the best medicine
Your doctor can monitor your health over time and assist you in making small adjustments that can prevent big health issues later.
Promote health and wellness for the healthy lifestyle
Your primary care doctor can keep you up-to-date with the latest information about immunizations, diet, exercise, screenings and more, so you can make the best decisions for your wellness.
An ally when you need it most
Your primary care doctor will be there for you and your family when life has been interrupted by illness or injury.
A full spectrum of care
Learn more about the benefits of a relationship with a primary care doctor and the screening guidelines for your age group.
As a woman, you will go through unique and changing phases of health during and after your reproductive years. Women also have different signs and symptoms than men for diseases like heart disease and cancer.
Do you avoid going to the doctor until you have a medical crisis? Developing a relationship with a primary care doctor is worth it! Your primary care doctor will work with you to head off disabling and life-threatening events so that you can live life to the fullest.
A relationship with a trusted health care provider is a source of support and peace of mind for parents. Building a great relationship with your child’s pediatrician or family practice physician helps ensure your child has the best possible start in life.
Everyone wants to stay functioning and independent, doing the things we want to do, as we age. A primary care doctor can spot the signs and symptoms of common and treatable conditions of aging, and provide solutions to keep you active and well.