A good relationship with your primary care doctor can help you protect your health and well-being. Our primary care team includes:
- Family medicine: These doctors care for patients of all ages.
- Internal medicine: These doctors care for adults starting at age 18.
Your primary care doctor serves as your personal health advocate. They will learn about your health history, work with you to reduce your risk for chronic disease and help you manage any health concerns that develop. If you need specialty care, your primary care provider will coordinate that for you.
Helping you stay healthy and active
Our primary care doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants screen for health-related conditions in addition to treating illness and injuries. Our providers also provide preventive care. Their care includes:
- Yearly wellness exams
- Management of chronic diseases
- Preventive health
- Referrals to a medical specialist, when needed
- School and sport physicals
- Treatment for health issues
Our family medicine doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide comprehensive care for individuals and families of all ages.
Our family medicine providers often care for patients throughout their lifetime, and in some cases, care for multiple generations of family members.
Family medicine doctors that treat several members of a family may be able to identify genetic issues, such as obesity, heart disease and high cholesterol.
Make a family medicine appointment
Mercyhealth’s internal medicine doctors, sometimes called “internists,” care primarily for adults 18 and older. Our internal medicine doctors provide primary care, including preventive care as well as treatment of complex adult diseases. They are specially trained in conditions and issues that affect you during every stage of your adult years.