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Primary Care Specialist

Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C.

Family Medicine Practice located in Valdosta, GA

Primary care is an area of medicine that manages all your health needs, including your general health, acute illnesses, and chronic diseases. At Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., the team of health providers offers comprehensive primary care services for the entire family, from children to seniors. For compassionate, patient-focused care, call the office in Valdosta, Georgia, or schedule your primary care appointment online today.

Primary Care Q&A

What is primary care?

Primary care serves as your health care manager. Your primary care provider takes care of your wellness needs and is the first person you see when you’re sick or have any concerns about your health.

Your primary care provider takes care of your whole body, from head to toe. They diagnose and treat almost any health condition and provide health screenings, treatment, and education to prevent illness and disease. 

Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., is a family medicine practice and offers primary care for the entire family starting at age four.

The team includes board-certified family medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. 

The practice has 12 family medicine specialists on staff each day, so you and your family get the attentive and comprehensive care you need to manage your general well-being and unexpected illnesses. 

What are the primary care services?

Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., is a full-service primary care practice. The team specializes in women’s health, men’s health, and pediatric care. They provide annual wellness exams, as well as urgent care appointments.

Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., is open seven days a week and has extended evening hours during the week, seeing patients up until 7pm. They also have weekend office hours from 8am to 4pm. The urgent care welcomes walk-ins, even for those who aren’t existing patients of the practice.

The family medicine practice also offers on-site diagnostic testing, including:

  • Bone density scans
  • CT scans
  • Ultrasound
  • X-rays
  • Electrocardiograms (EKGs)
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Stress tests
  • COVID-19 testing

The primary care practice also provides specialty physical exams, including Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals and sports physical exams.

What can I expect during a primary care appointment?

You can expect patient-centered care during your primary care appointment at Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C. The team of health providers are passionate about medicine and work hard at making every patient feel welcome and comfortable during their visit.

The specifics of your primary care appointment may depend on your age, the reason for the visit, and your medical history. Your provider asks detailed questions about your health concerns, as well as your medical history.

They perform a physical exam and request tests to help diagnose or screen for health concerns. 

Your provider reviews their assessment with you and gives recommendations specific to your needs, whether it’s education about diet to improve general health or a prescription to manage an urgent care matter. 

For patient-centered primary care from a team that manages health for the whole family, call Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., or schedule an appointment online today.