If you’ve been searching for a primary care physician near you, then you will find a true professional in Dr. Gurmej Dhillon, MD. The doctor has been practicing medicine for over 20 years now, and is a specialist in internal medicine. Today, he is our primary care physician here at Fresno Medical Center, your Fresno CA primary care provider.
What does “primary care physician” mean?
A primary care physician is a doctor who provides first-contact care and continuing care for patients. These doctors are fully certified professionals capable of providing general healthcare and performing physical evaluations.
These professionals have completed medical school, as well as postgraduate training in primary care programs and/or internal medicine. Here at Fresno Medical Center, our resident primary care physician is Dr. Dhillon, MD. He is fully qualified to provide service for adults and seniors.
What do you see a primary care doctor for?
A primary care doctor is your go-to healthcare provider for any health issue that is not life threatening. For overall health and wellness, a primary care doctor is the professional you should see.
If you require a health checkup, like a physical, then you should go to your primary care doctor. You should also see your primary doctor if you have a minor illness, like the flu, or a minor injury, like a minor fracture. Dr. Dhillon is also fully capable of providing diabetic care, medical weight loss, functional medicine services, and additional services.
You can also speak with a primary care doctor about general health matters, like healthy eating. Healthy eating is one of the cornerstones of preventative care, which a primary care doctor will also provide. If you need to see a specialist for any reason, a primary doctor will provide a referral.
Do I really need a primary care doctor?
If you want to stay healthy and have a healthcare provider you can trust, then you should have a primary care doctor. There are lots of good reasons to have one. For example, a primary care doctor can:
- Be a professional you confide in and get help from with personal matters, like STDs or depression
- Help you manage chronic conditions, like diabetes or arthritis
- Help you lower your healthcare costs thanks to regular screenings and other preventative measures
- Catch health issues early before they become serious
- Provide referrals to specialists, if necessary
- Earn your trust and develop open communication with you
There are plenty of other reasons to have a primary care doctor, and different patients can benefit in different ways. During a consultation with Dr. Dhillon, he will help you understand why his services are so vital to your general health, and we’re sure he’ll earn your respect and trust quickly.
Where can I find the best primary care physician in Fresno, CA?
The best primary care physician is the one that suits your needs and earns your trust. We believe that will be Dr. Dhillon here at Fresno Medical Center. Get in touch with us to book a same-day meeting and consultation with Dr. Dhillon! You can reach us at (559) 206-4429. We are located at 6069 N First Street Suite 103 Fresno, CA 93710, and you can find directions and our clinic’s hours of operation on our Directions page.
We look forward to meeting you here at Fresno Medical Center!