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Having a primary care doctor is important to help us stay healthy. What should you expect from your primary care doctor? And how do you know if he or she is the right doctor for you? In this interview with Sharon Boston, Dr. Richard Colgan, a family medicine specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center, discusses the role of the primary care physician. He also discusses the qualities that people should look for when choosing a primary care doctor. This interview also covers what patients can do to make their doctor visits more productive.
Dr. Colgan is also an associate professor of family and community medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
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