Primary Care Physicians
What is a PCP? Primary care physicians (PCP) are doctors who help prevent, diagnose, and treat new and chronic illnesses for patients. SIMEDHealth Primary Care Physician, Dr. Marinette Gonzalez, discusses how a PCP can keep you healthy, and tips for choosing a primary care physician. PCPs are often the first point of contact for patients seeking medical care, they build long-term relationships with patients, understanding the patients' medical history and providing personalized treatment for them. PCPs are typically responsible for preventive care like, regular check-ups, vaccinations, and screenings; they also refer patients to specialist like a pulmonologist or psychologist, when needed. For more information about Dr. Gonzalez, click here. For appointments with a SIMEDHealth primary care provider, click here.
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