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Family Medicine Specialists

Montes Medical Group

Primary Care Physicians located in Inglewood, CA & Norwalk, CA

In an age when medical care is become increasingly specialized, the professionals at Montes Medical Group still believe in comprehensive care for the entire family. We strive for trusting, caring relationships with all members of the family, and treat every patient with compassion. If you live in the greater Los Angeles area and want practitioners who approach health by treating the whole person and the whole family, call for an appointment.

Family Medicine Q & A

What is family medicine?

Typically, family medicine is exactly what it implies. From pediatric care through geriatric care, family medicine treats both sexes through all stages of life. What sets family medicine apart is the long-lasting relationships that form between doctors and patients. Having close connections helps facilitate the maintenance of good health and makes it easier for doctors to spot problems in patients. Family doctors understand the history of each patient and have comprehensive records at their fingertips.

Ultimately, family medicine is the backbone to good health and can save a fair amount of time and expense because the doctors understand your complete health picture and can point you in the right direction when it comes to specialists.

What conditions do the family medicine physicians at Montes Medical Group treat?

Because of the huge scope of family medicine, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Generally, doctors who practice family medicine are primary care doctors and, as such, integrate biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences into their patient care mindset.

This three-pronged approach is important in evaluating a person’s overall health, which is why family doctors are better able to manage preventive care and chronic conditions, and to coordinate specialized care. While specialists concern themselves with a very specific symptom or illness, family doctors can monitor and treat the patient’s overall wellness, both physical and mental.

Some examples of the many conditions a family medicine doctor can monitor and manage include:

  • Genetic issues
  • Cancer
  • Blood diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Asthma
  • Arthritis

How often should I see the family doctor?

The short answer is: As often as you need to. Usually, annual physical exams are more than sufficient in monitoring a person’s health and providing recommendations for on-going maintenance and preventive care. However, certain patients will warrant more frequent visits, such as:

  • Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers
  • Patients taking prescription medications
  • Geriatric patients
  • Patients with chronic conditions

Ultimately, the doctors at the Montes Medical Group will help guide you in the right direction when it comes to the frequency of visits.

Most Major Insurance Plans Accepted

Montes Medical Group, Inc. currently works with all major insurance providers, including HMOs, PPOs, private insurance plans, and Covered California plans, to ensure accessible and affordable care.

In addition we support most major state and federally sponsored programs, including Medi-Cal, Medicare, Covered California Plans, CHDP, and Tricare. Please contact our offices if you have any questions, and we will be happy to help!

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Alignment Health Plan
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
Brand New Day
Central Health Plan of California
Easy Choice Atlantis Health Plan
Health Net
LA Care
Molina Healthcare
Oscar Health Insurance Co.
SCAN Health Plan
United Healthcare
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