Who is a family doctor

Author of the article: Valeriya Romanenko

Who is a family doctor

What does a family doctor do?

When clients make an appointment with their family doctor, they are advised by the family's chief counselor on any medical issues that may disturb them. The doctor will take care of everyone and help little kids, young people and people of respectable age to feel well.

At the Universum Clinics medical centre, a family doctor will give a full consultation to a client, and if necessary, give a referral to a narrow specialist, at the same time continuing to supervise the client and take responsibility for him/her. Being a coordinator and interpreter in the world of health, he will remind about the upcoming scheduled check-up, prepare a medical card for the client, get to know the vaccination schedule, assist in preparing a proper diet, oncoscript screening and other diagnostic measures.

In the clinic, the family doctor provides full consultation for the whole family, which involves writing the history of each person. Using the protocols of evidence-based medicine from Finland and the USA in their daily practice, specialists find the easiest and most effective ways to solve problems, they are sincere in their desire to help, they are sympathetic, motivated and inspired to change.

Family Doctor appointment: benefits

The doctor is always aware of the family members health status. He carefully follows the dynamics, has up-to-date information about the medical history of each client, helps to eliminate most of therapeutic problems without involving narrow specialists. The doctor also knows new trends and learns from colleagues in other countries, exchanges experiences on real treatment cases of different diseases and tactics of different clients. Family doctor appointment provides access to other benefits as well:

  • Help with health management

As a personal guide on the route of health, the doctor trains clients to achieve their personal goals through correction of lifestyle, diet, everyday habits, etc.

  • High level of trust

For the best results of therapy, the doctor establishes a long-term trust relationship with clients, without going beyond professional ethics.

  • Minimising risks

The diagnosis takes up minimal time for the doctor. It allows fixing illnesses at early stages, reducing the risk of developing pathological complications.