Primary Care

Primary Care Physicians
Your Guide To A Very Complex Healthcare World

A Primary Care physician serves as your regular go-to doctor -- they get to know you and can spot changes in your health over time that can often be treated before you ever get sick.  Ochsner Primary Care services include:

  • Annual Check-ups / Complete Physicals
  • Treatment of Acute and Chronic Medical Conditions
  • Same Day / Next Day Urgent Care
  • Seasonal Allergy Treatment
  • Annual Flu Shots and Immunizations
  • And more!

If more care is needed, Ochsner's Primary Care physicians can refer you to Ochsner specialists or community physicians they know and trust, and will coordinate with to follow your care. 

Understanding The Different Types of Primary Care Physicians
Internal Medicine
  • Focus on caring for, diagnosing and treating adults 18 and older
  • Manage health and wellness
  • Solve complex diagnostic problems
  • Manage chronic illnesses
Family Medicine
  • Care for the individual and entire family
  • Focus on wellness and prevention
  • Solve complex diagnostic problems
  • Manage chronic illnesses
  • Preventive healthcare for children
  • Medical care for children who are acutely or chronically ill
  • Ochsner provides pediatric services in 27 specialties

Schedule your annual check-up today!  Find a Primary Care doctor near you:

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