A Physician for the Entire Family
Coffee Regional Medical Center offers family-oriented, primary care. We partner with you to understand your health history and your long-term healthcare needs. And if you should ever need more advanced care, our Family Medicine doctors coordinate care with other specialists in the region and at Coffee Regional Medical Center to help you get the care you need.
Our Family Medicine doctors offer care for every age and stage of life, from birth through childhood, adulthood and old age. We address the medical needs of children above the age of eight, adolescents, adults and seniors. A Family Medicine doctor may be right for you if you are looking for a doctor for yourself and your children. Think of us as your one-stop provider for healthcare.
Coffee Regional Medical Center offers Family Medicine services in a couple convenient locations around Coffee County. If you do not have a primary care provider please search our online directory.
A Doctor or a Nurse Practitioner?
Physician assistants (PAs) are medical providers licensed to prescribe medications, diagnose and treat illness and disease. Working as part of your integrated medical team, PAs are critical to increasing access to care by expanding the capacity of physician practices across the country.
Nurse practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses with advanced academic and clinical education in care of the sick and in diagnosis, treatment and management of common and chronic illnesses. They work alongside doctor’s and can diagnose and treat medical conditions, administer vaccinations and prescribe medications.
Family Medicine Services
Family Medicine providers treat a variety of illnesses and conditions, conduct health screenings and comprehensive physical exams. Comprehensive primary care services, including:
- Preventive care, health screening and physical exams for individuals of all ages
- Well-child care
- Treatment of complex and long-term medical conditions (including asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, irritable bowel)
- Acute care for short-term illness (such as pink eye, skin rashes and sore throats)
- Treatment of minor injuries (such as lacerations, stabilizing sprains and diagnosing broken bones)
- Flu shots, allergy injections and immunizations
- Physical exams for sports, school and summer camp
Patient Checklist: Before Your Appointment
To maximize your time, and that of your primary care provider at your upcoming appointment, take a few minutes to prepare a list of questions and to gather and bring needed information, including:
- Insurance (Private/Commercial, Medicare or Medicaid card)
- Valid picture ID (driver’s license, passport, consulate ID)
- Co-payment (consult your insurance provider)
- List of current medications
- Changes to your address or contact information
- Changes in your medical history