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Primary Care

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Primary care physicians at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group are committed to building long-lasting relationships with their patients and families. Our board-certified physicians provide continuous patient-centered care, while using the latest technology for diagnosis and treatment. They have all-access to outpatient and inpatient services offered by St. Luke’s Health, as well as leading medical specialists to consult on diagnosis and treatment.

  • Sick visits
  • Physicals
  • Women’s health
  • Weight management
  • Pre-Operative evaluations
  • Preventive medicine
  • Flu shots

With locations across the Greater Houston Area, we have talented Primary Care Physicians available near you. Search the physicians in our network of care below, and schedule an appointment for a wellness exam today! You can view our doctors by specialty, location, language, and more.

Stay Healthy This Flu Season

Protect your family from the flu this season by staying up to date on your vaccines. Schedule a same or next-day appointment with your primary care physician to get this year’s flu shot. If you start feeling under the weather, don’t wait for your symptoms to worsen. Make an appointment with your Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group primary care physician to get tested for the flu and get back on your feet.

How do I find a primary care physician?

One of the best ways to find a primary care physician is by asking for referrals from friends and family. Do research to determine if the provider is equipped to care for your specific needs, then confirm that they are in-network with your insurance. You can also find [HOSPITAL] physicians near you at [URL]. 

 

How do I know if a primary care physician is in-network?

You can check a provider’s in-network status by calling the doctor’s office or hospital and requesting the physician’s specific tax ID. Then, call your insurance company and provide them with the ID number and your insurance plan information.

 

How do I change primary care physicians?

When switching physicians, you can call ask the staff at your current doctor’s office to provide you with a paper or electronic copy of your medical records. You can also request that they send that information to your new physician’s office. 

 

How often should I visit a primary care physician?

Healthy adults in good health under the age of 50 should visit their primary care physician once every three years for a regular checkup. Adults 50 and above should schedule checkups annually. Doctors may suggest more frequent visits based on your specific needs or medical conditions.

 

What should I expect at my first primary care appointment?

Allow extra time in your schedule when visiting a new primary care physician for the first time. Be prepared to discuss your personal medical history, family medical history, and any medications you are currently taking. Have a list of any questions you want to ask during your appointment.

 

What is the cost of visiting a primary care physician without insurance?

Cost for uninsured patients can vary by area, treatment, and services provided. You can call us at [PHONE NUMBER] with questions regarding cost and insurance.

 

What should I see a primary care physician for?

Primary care physicians can help you monitor your health and manage chronic illnesses. They are also able to conduct routine screenings and provide referrals to specialists. Many patients choose to see their primary provider first because the cost is lower than an appointment with a specialist.

 

Can I see a primary care physician instead of a specialist?

You can always schedule an appointment with your primary care physician first, but they may refer you to a specialist that can provide more thorough care for your condition.

 

Can a primary care physician prescribe antidepressant medication?

Yes! Primary care physicians can prescribe antidepressant medications and help address any other mental health concerns you have.

 

Can I go to a primary care physician for birth control?

Primary care physicians are able to provide birth control as well as other women’s health services. 

 

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