Family Medicine

Family Medicine

Family medicine is a medical specialty that provides comprehensive and continuous healthcare for individuals and families across all ages, genders, and diseases. Family medicine practitioners, known as family physicians, are trained to address a wide range of medical conditions and offer preventative care.

What to Expect

Family physicians are trained to provide care for patients of all ages, from infants to the elderly. They manage a broad spectrum of medical conditions, including acute illnesses, chronic disease, and preventative care (vaccinations and screenings).

  • Paediatric Care: Family physicians are trained to provide care for children, such as vaccinations, treatment for common illnesses, and addressing developmental concerns.
  • Adult and Geriatric Care: Family medicine practitioners care for adults and the elderly, managing a range of issues that may arise with aging.
  • Women’s and Men’s Health: Family physicians often provide care for women and men, including gynaecological services, reproductive and sexual health concerns, and cancer-related services.
  • Minor Procedures: Family physicians are trained to perform minor surgical procedures, such as suturing wounds, removing skin lesions, and conducting biopsies.
  • Mental Health: Family medicine includes mental health care services, such as diagnosing and managing common mental health conditions and providing counselling or referring patients to specialists when needed.

When to Book an Appointment

If you or a family member are seeking guidance on any of the above concerns, don’t hesitate to call Kirrawee Doctors. Our compassionate team provide a welcoming and supportive environment for your family health care.

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