Here at Trinity Medical Group, we’re a group of experts and passionate primary care physicians. We take your health seriously, and that’s why we like to build long-lasting and beneficial relationships with our patients, so that we can monitor your progress and work on preventative care. We think it’s important to know our patients as much as possible, so that we can give you the best advice and know what works for you and your specific needs. Let’s have a look at some of the advantages of primary care physicians when you compare them to general practice doctors.
As we mentioned, one of the key ideas involved in the work of good primary care physicians is that you’ll build a relationship with your physician over time. You’ll schedule regular appointments, and one of our experienced staff will act as a center point for your health needs. If you have a regular relationship with your primary care physician, it means that we can assess you properly, monitor your progress, and notice any changes to your health. We’re ideally positioned to care for you throughout your life stages and have the skills to maintain your health and well-being. General practice doctors don’t encourage this regularity as much and instead do their best to identify issues that need further continued care from a specialist.
Our primary care physicians really focus on prevention, and we identify potential health issues you might have and recommend action you can take to prevent further problems. We put together wellness programs to give you the guidance and tips to help you to lead a healthy life. We think that preventative medicine helps to put the foundations in place for a good quality of life and also lower costs in the long run if changes are made to avoid unnecessary treatment. General practice doctors tend not to focus on preventative medicine as much, and instead they treat acute problems when they arise and recommend specialists or care for present medical conditions.
Seeing one of our primary care physicians regularly means that you can build rapport with a professional, and you’ll notice that the familiarity and relationship you have with them will make it easier to talk about your health. We encourage you to be open and honest with us about your conditions and how you feel, and we can offer open and honest advice in return. You might not have the same general practice doctor each time, and the regularity of appointments might not be as frequent as we recommend in our practice. This means that, especially with more sensitive subjects, you might not feel confident about discussing your problems or feel as comfortable in your environment with someone who doesn’t really know you well.
Visiting one of our primary care physicians who will have such extensive knowledge of your medical history is invaluable. It’s so important that someone knows your health issues, knows your body and the individual challenges that you face. Being knowledgeable about your health is something that we pride ourselves on, and we think it sets us apart from general practice doctors who might not have seen you as regularly, so they won’t have been able to build as big a picture of your general health and have your extensive medical history to refer to when advising you. We encourage you to see us regularly so we can actively learn more about your health and accurately recommend preventative measures to improve your well-being in the long run.
Our door is always open. If you’re thinking about seeing a primary care physician, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team and we’ll talk through your options. Call us now at 863.646.4000.