About Primary Care Services

The day-to-day healthcare given by a health care provider.

Primary care includes health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance, counseling, patient education, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses in a variety of health care settings. Primary care provides patient advocacy in the health care system to accomplish cost-effective care by coordination of health care services.



Types

Did you know that primary care has four different areas?

  • Family medicine cares for your whole family, from newborns to the elderly, of any age or gender
  • Internal medicine provides primary care to adults
  • Pediatrics provides primary care to infants, children, and adolescents
  • Obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) cares for women’s reproductive health and offers family planning services
  • Cognitive dysfunction—testing & counseling

Competencies

Physicians who deliver comprehensive primary medical care are uniquely trained in how to:

  • Recognize early symptoms of serious disease
  • Distinguish between self-limited illnesses and problems requiring further medical intervention
  • Perform time-efficient histories, physicals, and diagnoses carried out at the quick pace Required in most ambulatory care settings
  • Provide screening and counseling to prevent disease
  • Communicate with a variety of patients in a long-term relationship
  • Access and utilize social and financial resources for patients

Holmdel, NJ

Dr. Steve Swartz

Dr. Stephen Swartz is board certified in Internal and Geriatric Medicine. He has been practice for over 30 years. He also has experience in subacute consults, occupational medicine, commercial and sports physicals.
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North Brunswick, NJ

Dr. Bobby Malik

Bobby A. Malik, MD is a practicing Internist who deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Dr. Malik aims at providing high-quality, patient-centered care to improve their quality of life.
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Newark, NJ

Dr. Jorge Osorio

Dr. Jorge Osorio, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Newark, NJ and has been practicing for 24 years.
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