Choosing your doctor

Your general physician is your most important health care professional. Choosing them is one of the most important health decisions you will have to make. Choosing a new doctor can be a challenge, especially if you have moved to a new community. Asking for recommendations from coworkers, neighbors, and friends is a good way to start, but ultimately you will have to decide which physician is best suited for your needs and situation.

Who is a General Physician?

General Physician is a doctor who treats acute and chronic illnesses and provides preventive care and health education to patients. They can also help ensure your long-term health and well-being. They track your overall health and look for potentially serious conditions. They give you advice, answer your questions and refer you to a specialist if you need one. Roles of a General Physician General Physicians have knowledge of a broad range of illnesses, and treat patients of all ages.

Key Responsibilities

  • Patient consultations at home and hospitals
  • Physical examinations
  • Diagnosis and treatment of illnesses/ailments
  • Performs minor surgery
  • Prescribes medication
  • Provides health education
  • Refers patients to specialists and consultants in hospital

ZevA - Your Health Companion It is important to find a doctor whom you trust, and whom you feel comfortable to talk and consult with. It might not seem like a big deal to travel 45 minutes to find a doctor you can trust - but it might, when you are really sick and can barely get out of your bed. Location matters when it comes to convenience.

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