Family medicine is the medical specialty which provides continuing, comprehensive healthcare for the individual and family. It is a specialty in breadth that integrates the biological, clinical and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, both sexes, each organ system and every disease type. (American Academy of Family Physicians)
At Mon Health Wedgewood Primary Care & Psychiatry, we work to provide "Quality healthcare in family medicine… the achievement of optimal physical and behavioral health through accessible, safe, cost-effective care that is based on best evidence, responsive to the needs and preferences of patients and populations, and respectful of patients’ families, personal values, and beliefs." (American Academy of Family Physicians)
Physicians are Board Certified in a variety of specialties that include Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Psychiatry. To maintain Board Certification, a family physician must actively keep pace with the latest advances in his or her specialty and demonstrate best practices for patient safety, communications and ethics.
Pediatricians are physicians who've committed to the attainment of optimal physical, behavioral, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
Whether you're looking for general child health information or for more specific guidelines concerning a pediatric issue, our pediatricians and health professionals can offer expertise in a variety of areas, as well as serve the immediate healthcare needs of your child.