McLeod primary care serves as the patient’s first point of entry into the health care system and as the continuing focal point for all needed health care services. McLeod Health has a highly-skilled team of primary care physicians to serve you, from the Midlands to the Coast.
Primary care includes health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance, counseling, patient education, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses. Primary care is performed and managed by a personal physician often collaborating with other health professionals, and utilizing consultation or referral, as appropriate.READ MORE
Primary care provides patient advocacy in the health care system to accomplish cost-effective care by coordination of health care services. Primary care promotes effective communication with patients and encourages the role of the patient as a partner in health care.Close
Primary Care comes in several different forms. A physician offering “Family Medicine’ is prepared and trained to offer care to your entire family – children and adults. (A pediatrician specializes in and offers care for youth from birth, generally, into their teens.) A physician offering Internal Medicine cares for adult patients, usually age 18 and older. Some specialize in care for older adults or Geriatric Medicine.