Oak Street Health

General Physician Near Me

Looking for a new general physician in your neighborhood? Our primary care physicians are accepting new patients near you. Our doctors take the time to get to know you and your medical history in order to create a healthcare plan that is tailored to your specific needs.

Become a patient.

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Find a doctor

What type of general physician should I choose for my care?

General physicians are an integral part of your healthcare team, so it’s important to be with one who is right for you. We make it easy to find quality general practitioners in locations convenient to you. Learn more about the types of general physicians with whom you can partner.

Our approach isn’t one-size-fits-all. We spend more time with our patients than other primary care physicians would to ensure you get the care you need.

Our patient relations managers help guide you through the insurance process and ensure you get the most out of your insurance benefits.

Call us with questions for your doctor, to arrange prescription refills or to book your next appointment.

Common questions

  • What hospitals do you work with?

    We work with any area hospitals that accept your insurance.

  • What if I’m not sure I want to change doctors right now?

    You're welcome to visit before you decide if Oak Street Health is right for you. Call (888) 812-1183 to learn more.

  • Who can become an Oak Street Health patient?

    Our doctors specialize caring for anyone with Medicare, including Original Medicare Part B, select Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans.

  • How do I or a family member become an Oak Street Health patient?

    Call (888) 812-1183 to find a Medicare doctor near you and learn more about becoming a patient at Oak Street Health. You can also stop by your nearest center or fill out a become a patient form, and we'll be in touch.

  • What insurance does Oak Street Health accept?

    We accept all forms of Medicare, including Original Medicare Part B, select Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans. Call us at (888) 812-1183 to see if we accept your specific insurance.

What is the difference between a general physician and a primary care doctor?

A general physician is usually your first point of contact for any health problem. Often referred to as family doctors, they are physicians who perform annual physicals, and treat minor health problems, as well as certain chronic conditions. General physicians may treat adults, adolescents, and children. A general physician may serve as your primary care doctor.

In non-emergency situations, your primary care doctor provides preventive care and educates you about healthy lifestyle choices. Like general physicians, they diagnose and treat common medical problems, and refer you to medical specialists when needed it. Primary care doctors can specialize in caring for all ages or choose to focus on certain age groups.

How to find a general physician that meets your health needs

  • Think about the type of doctor you want or their level of experience in caring for certain age groups, genders or health conditions

  • Talk with family or friends about their experiences. They may be able to offer recommendations for doctors that may be a good match for you

  • Your medical insurance may list general physicians that accept your specific plan. Be sure to check with your insurance company that your chosen doctor is in-network; it will cost less than seeing an out-of-network doctor

  • Search for clinics or doctors in your area, especially if commuting long distances may be an issue. Also consider their clinic hours and if they offer hours that are convenient for you

How to find a general physician at Oak Street Health

At Oak Street Health, we have general physicians who will listen to your health concerns and create a personalized treatment plan for you. Explore our locations, doctors, and list of services to begin your primary care journey today. Schedule your first welcome visit at a location near you.

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