About Family Physicians

Get to Know Today's Family Docs

As the foundation of health care, family physicians treat a range of conditions and provide comprehensive health care to people of all ages, from newborns to seniors.

Each year, these physicians conduct approximately 1 in 5 office visits, which is 192 million annually—48 percent more than the next most visited specialty. They also have on average patient panel of over 2,100. 

90% of family physicians felt more connected to their profession after FMX

Top Things Family Physicians Do

84%

CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT

82%

ADOLESCENT MEDICINE

79%

GERIATRIC MEDICINE

75%

CARE OF INFANT AND CHILDREN

Family physicians treat the following conditions and more:

  • Adult vaccination
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Cholesterol problems
  • Cough and colds
  • Dermatological issues
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension/Heart Disease
  • Mental Health
  • Obesity
  • Reflux disease/Heartburn
  • Women’s Health/OB