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
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.
- 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.