A primary care physician is the first point of contact for your family’s health and wellness needs. Primary care doctors offer a diverse range of services, treat patients of all ages, and and provide treatment for different types of illnesses, injuries, and conditions. Dr. Joel Biggers and Dr. Elizabeth Biggers, the board certified primary care physicians at Biggers Family Medicine in Brandon, FL, can help everyone in your family enjoy better health.
Benefits of Choosing a Primary Care Physician
There are numerous benefits to choosing a primary care physician for your family. When you choose a doctor to care for your family, you’ll have someone on your side who is familiar with everyone’s medical history and can monitor changes in health over time. A primary care provider is also able to identify potential health concerns early on and treat them before they become more serious. Further, the doctor can provide referrals to specialists when needed.
Another benefit of having a primary care physician is that they help family members take steps to reduce their risk for developing certain conditions or diseases. Additionally, the doctor keeps track of vaccinations and immunizations and can help ensure everyone in your family is up to date.
Choosing the Right Primary Care Physician
One factor to keep in mind when trying to choose the right primary care physician for your family is what type of services the provider offers. It is helpful to select a doctor who offers a wide range of services to meet the different needs of everyone in your family. You’ll also want to be sure the doctor is someone with whom you feel comfortable discussing different healthcare concerns.
Another thing to consider when looking for the right doctor is the office location. For many families, it is helpful to choose a primary care physician located close to home so there is less travel when someone is feeling sick or has an injury. It can also be beneficial to select a provider who offers same-day sick visits so you can see the doctor without delay.
Primary Care Services
The experienced and caring primary care physicians at our office in Brandon, FL, provide a wide range of services designed to help patients achieve and maintain better health and wellness. Some of the many health and wellness services we offer include:
- Preventative care
- Annual checkups
- Treatment of acute illness
- Treatment of chronic diseases
- School, sports, and work physicals
- Immunizations and vaccinations
- Osteopathic medicine
- Women’s health care
- Mental health care
- Health screenings
- Specialist referrals
Having a primary care doctor plays an important role in helping your family enjoy better health. To schedule an appointment with Drs. Joel or Elizabeth Biggers, or to learn more about the primary care physicians at our office in Brandon, FL, call Biggers Family Medicine at (813) 655-4646.