General Physician Near Me
Looking for a new general physician in your neighborhood? Our primary care physicians are accepting new patients near you. Our doctors take the time to get to know you and your medical history in order to create a healthcare plan that is tailored to your specific needs.
Become a patient.
Quality primary care
Our approach isn’t one-size-fits-all. We spend more time with our patients than other primary care physicians would to ensure you get the care you need.
Get help navigating your insurance
Our patient relations managers help guide you through the insurance process and ensure you get the most out of your insurance benefits.
24⁄7 patient support line
Call us with questions for your doctor, to arrange prescription refills or to book your next appointment.
- What hospitals do you work with?
We work with any area hospitals that accept your insurance.
- What if I’m not sure I want to change doctors right now?
You're welcome to visit before you decide if Oak Street Health is right for you. Call (888) 812-1183 to learn more.
- Who can become an Oak Street Health patient?
Our doctors specialize caring for anyone with Medicare, including Original Medicare Part B, select Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans.
- What insurance does Oak Street Health accept?
We accept all forms of Medicare, including Original Medicare Part B, select Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans. Call us at (888) 812-1183 to see if we accept your specific insurance.
What is the difference between a general physician and a primary care doctor?
A general physician is usually your first point of contact for any health problem. Often referred to as family doctors, they are physicians who perform annual physicals, and treat minor health problems, as well as certain chronic conditions. General physicians may treat adults, adolescents, and children. A general physician may serve as your primary care doctor.
In non-emergency situations, your primary care doctor provides preventive care and educates you about healthy lifestyle choices. Like general physicians, they diagnose and treat common medical problems, and refer you to medical specialists when needed it. Primary care doctors can specialize in caring for all ages or choose to focus on certain age groups.
How to find a general physician that meets your health needs
Think about the type of doctor you want or their level of experience in caring for certain age groups, genders or health conditions
Talk with family or friends about their experiences. They may be able to offer recommendations for doctors that may be a good match for you
Your medical insurance may list general physicians that accept your specific plan. Be sure to check with your insurance company that your chosen doctor is in-network; it will cost less than seeing an out-of-network doctor
Search for clinics or doctors in your area, especially if commuting long distances may be an issue. Also consider their clinic hours and if they offer hours that are convenient for you
How to find a general physician at Oak Street Health
At Oak Street Health, we have general physicians who will listen to your health concerns and create a personalized treatment plan for you. Explore our locations, doctors, and list of services to begin your primary care journey today. Schedule your first welcome visit at a location near you.
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- For patients, choosing a new primary care physician presents a number of options to choose from, leading to a variety of steps a patient can take to discover which physician and primary care practice is best for them.