What is a family physician?
Finding family physicians in Barrie, Ontario is not always the easiest of tasks; you need to consider more than just the skills of a doctor in a certain area – a general physician needs to be someone that cares for the entire family as a whole, as well as for each of its members.
What do you need a family physician for?
Family medicine practitioners are trained to meet the medical needs of the entire family. They do not only specialize in the treatment of new diseases, but also in:
- Managing chronic conditions
- Preventive care
- Physical exams
- Recommendations to see other specialists
Where can you find family physicians?
From people suffering from diabetes, chronic pain or high blood pressure to those who only need influenza vaccines or treatment during fall or winter, Dr.Slivko and other family physicians at the Mapleview Medical Center are prepared to offer comprehensive care to everyone. Even more, they can always refer patients to other top specialists at our clinic or at any other hospital in the area, according to the needs of every patient.
If you are searching for a family physician, don’t hesitate to give us a call and schedule your first appointment to meet the person that will take care of you and all your loved ones. We would love to meet you and do our best to keep your entire family in excellent health in the long run.