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Primary health care are the services delivered by a provider who is responsible for taking care of the majority of personal health care needs.
A primary care provider is the main medical professional you go to for your health needs; when you're sick and when you're well.
Your primary care provider may also be called a general practitioner, general physician, clinician or family doctor. His or her medical specialty may include:
Establishing a relationship with a primary care provider is important for your overall health care. Learn more about choosing the right family doctor for you and how he or she can help guide your health and wellness.
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Source: Allina Health clinic administration-->
Reviewed by: Kevin Best, MD, Allina Health Prescott Clinic
First Published: 03/04/2014
Last Reviewed: 03/04/2014