Family medicine physicians serve as the hub for a patient’s care—and often, they are the center of an entire family’s health and well-being. These specialists see patients at every stage of life, including newborns, children, and teens.
“We want our pediatric patients of all ages to know that their doctor’s office is a place where they can open up and feel safe,” says Jaclyn Guliano, MD, MS, FAAFP, board-certified family medicine physician at Family Practice of CentraState. “We care for all aspects of their lives, from physical well-being and nutrition to internet safety and mental health.”
Below, Dr. Guliano shares a few of the reasons why a family medicine physician may be best for your child or teen.