GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) - Healthcare can sometimes feel confusing and there's a lot of pressure to pick the right primary care doctor for yourself and your family. Dr. Philip Henderson from Spectrum Health Medical Group joined eightWest to break down primary care, how to choose the right doctor, and how Spectrum Health is improving primary care everyday.
What is primary care and how do you choose the primary care physician that’s right for you?
Types of practices are:
1) Family Medicine
2) Internal Medicine
4) Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Types of physicians:
-Family medicine physicians treat patients of all ages, families
-Internal medicine physicians focus on adults
-Pediatricians focus on treating newborn to adolescent patients
- Spectrum Health Medical Group has all of these types of physicians who offer extended office hours, which include early morning, evening and same-day appointments
- To find a Spectrum Health Medical Group physician in your are visit: shmg.org/primarycare
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