1224 E. Main Street, Havelock, NC 28532
Family medicine (FM), formerly family practice (FP), is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages; the specialist is named a family physician, family doctor, or formerly family practitioner. Family medicine is a division of primary care that provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family across all ages, genders, diseases, and parts of the body. It is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of the family and the community, emphasizing disease prevention and health promotion. According to the World Organization of Family Doctors (Wonca), the aim of family medicine is to provide personal, comprehensive and continuing care for the individual in the context of the family and the community. The issues of values underlying this practice are usually known as primary care ethics.
Whether you have an earache, sore throat, or if you just cut yourself while preparing dinner for your family, we are here to help. Our providers can also address issues such as insect or pet bites, minor breathing issues, sprains and fractures, and abdominal pain. We also take care of worker’s compensation cases. Our providers and staff are professional, courteous, and thorough. The well being of the patient is always our number one priority.