14 Medical Park
Valley, AL 36854
M-F 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
M-F 6:00 pm to 9:00pm (Valley After-Hours Walk-in Clinic)
What is Family Practice?
Family practice is the medical specialty which provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family. It is the specialty which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family practice encompasses all ages, both sexes, each organ system, and every disease entity.
The specialty of family practice is the result of the evolved and enhanced expression of general medical practice and is uniquely defined within the family context.
What is a Family Physician?
The family physician is a physician who is educated and trained in family practice a broadly encompassing medical specialty.
Family physicians possess unique attitudes, skills, and knowledge which qualify them to provide continuing and comprehensive medical care, health maintenance and preventive services to each member of the family regardless of sex, age or type of problem, be it biological, behavioral, or social. These specialists, because of their background and interactions with the family, are best qualified to serve as each patient's advocate in all health-related matters, including the appropriate use of consultants, health services, and community resources.
Family Physicians (left to right):
Dr Bob Mullins M.D., Dr Eric Hemberg M.D., Dr David Fagan M.D., Dr Dan Guin M.D.
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