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Primary Care

Your Health. Your Hospital

Primary care refers to a wide range of medical services, including health promotion, counseling, disease prevention, health maintenance and patient education. It usually focuses on the family and has the purpose of guiding patients toward the medical experts they need to see in order to receive a correct and accurate diagnosis.

Extensive Training for Excellent Services

Our family medicine physicians will offer you quality advice with regard to your health and the health of your loved ones, as their expertise is vast and they have extensive knowledge in a broad range of specialties. They will actively listen to your problems and, after a thorough evaluation, will present you with the most effective solutions. The primary care physicians at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital will refer you to the medical specialists you need to see in order to receive a precise diagnosis, as well as provide you with expert counseling with regard to the health issues you are struggling with. Our family medicine physicians have extensive training in numerous crucial specialties, including:

  • internal medicine
  • obstetrics and gynecology
  • neurology
  • psychiatry
  • surgery
  • community medicine
  • geriatrics
  • radiology
  • emergency medicine

With openness and compassion, our primary care experts will offer you the medical advice you need, regardless of the complexity and severity of the health problem you are currently dealing with. They are highly trained and vastly experienced, often having decades of professional experience, which means that your health will undoubtedly be in good hands. If you struggle with a health problem, we encourage you to visit the primary care physicians at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital for superior healthcare in a safe and compassionate environment.

The Starting Point for Good Health

Because primary care physicians are usually the first medical professionals you need to see in order to have access to the specialists who have to assess your health problem, it is crucial to choose your primary care physician carefully and wisely. Only a very experienced family medicine physician will be able to correctly guide you toward the experts you need to see for the health issue you are struggling with. It is essential to have a good primary care physician, particularly when you are dealing with emergency situations concerning your health. A highly trained primary care physician will be able to promptly refer you to the medical specialist you need to see so as to have your health problem correctly attended to. The following are only some of the services family medicine physicians can offer to you and your loved ones:

  • annual health evaluation
  • immunization
  • pregnancy care
  • minor surgical procedures
  • preoperative evaluation
  • nutritional counseling
  • physical exams
  • drainage of abscesses
  • skin biopsy
  • care for chronic diseases
  • diagnostic laboratory services
  • joint injections

The primary care physicians at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital are ready to thoroughly evaluate your health, as well as to assess your specific health problem, which will ensure you receive the care you need. They will promptly guide you toward the medical specialists you have to see in order to undergo all the tests and exams necessary for your health evaluation. Subsequently, they will interpret the test results you receive and present you with the most effective treatment approaches for your specific health problem.

Frequently Asked Questions

Primary care physicians help in managing common chronic illnesses, and also treat acute disorders such as flu, fever, abdominal pain, etc.

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If a situation of emergency arises, please do not hesitate to contact our hospital, as our healthcare team is available 24/7, even on the weekends and on holidays.

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