Family Medicine focuses on primary medical care with an emphasis on preventive medicine. A family practice MD deals with everything from pediatrics to geriatrics and everything from pregnancy and cancer to broken bones and cut fingers. It is estimated that approximately 90% of the problems that people consult physicians about can be most efficiently and competently managed by family physicians.
New York Community Health would like to introduce its latest wing of Family Medicine. Our
family physicians prefer to accept the entire family as patients. Although one physician will
be your family doctor, by working closely together we are able to offer you greater availability
and a broader spectrum of medical knowledge than a single physician ever could. We believe
that each person has responsibility for their own health, and our goal is to become partners
with our patients to help them meet that responsibility. When proper medical care requires the
consultation of other specialists, we consider it our responsibility to aid in the selection of a