family practice physician

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family practice physician

a practitioner of family medicine, usually one who has completed a residency program in the specialty. See also family medicine.

fam·i·ly prac·tice phy·si·cian

(fam'i-lē prak'tis fi-zish'ŭn)
The trained health care professional who attends most of the needs of her patients through diagnosis to pharmacotherapy. Previously, the first caregiver seen by patients.
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Our family practice physicians averaged an aggregate of only five hospitalized patients per day and two admissions per day.
Timothy Horita, a family practice physician at Kaiser Permanente in Woodland Hills.
Dan Takeda, a family practice physician and the chief of staff at Simi Valley Hospital.
A Family Practice Physician and massage therapists provide care.
Of the 1,167 family practice physicians surveyed, 42% reported that they felt burned out once per week or more, said Amanda Weidner, MPH, of the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Network in Seattle.

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