Family Medicine

Family Practice & Internists located in Katy, TX

Family Medicine

Family medicine is an excellent way to consider not only your health as an individual but the health of your family as a unit. Katy Wellness Center & Family Physicians offers various comprehensive services to support your family’s health at the Katy, Texas, office. Call today to schedule an appointment and learn more about these services. You can also reserve a timeslot through the online booking tool.

Family Medicine Q&A

What is family medicine?

Family medicine is a specialty of medicine that can provide essential health care services during all stages of life. Family medicine safeguards your health as an individual while also considering the total function of the family unit.

Family medicine practitioners typically stay with you for many years, allowing you and your provider to develop a tight-knit bond where they understand your history and ever-changing health concerns. Family medicine doctors serve as the first point of contact for addressing these concerns and help you navigate various health care technology and follow-ups.

What are the benefits of family medicine?

Family medicine practitioners possess the qualifications to treat many ailments and medical conditions. Family medicine supports your health by screening your health for many important health markers and helps you avoid preventable diseases. Some common ailments family medicine helps you prevent include:

  • Kidney dysfunction
  • Liver disease
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Hepatitis
  • Chickenpox
  • The Flu

In addition to preventing disease, family medicine helps lower overall health care costs, increases longevity, and gives rise to healthy newborns compared to those that don’t regularly seek family medicine care. 

If you have concerns that require a specific medical specialty, your family doctor can provide referrals and information to that referral to support your health.

What kind of services can family medicine provide?

Family medicine providers offer many services to improve your quality of life. The majority of family medicine doctors perform routine services and check-ups for patients. This includes services for adults, infants, and children; some family practitioners are even qualified to supply women’s health services.

Some common services family medicine doctors routinely provide include

  • Physicals and screenings
  • Visual inspections to check for disease
  • Endoscopy
  • Chronic care management
  • Hormone therapy
  • Family planning
  • Ultrasounds and X-rays

In addition to providing essential health care services, the family medicine experts at the Katy, Texas, office also offer cosmetic and aesthetic boosts for those looking to enhance their appearance. Their experts provide various fillers and Botox® to help you feel and look your best.

Call the office today to book an appointment with a specialist or reserve a time and date that works best for you through the online portal system.