Children 18 years or younger must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. If child is accompanied by other than parent, proper documentation of medical power of attorney must be presented.
Family Medicine has a mix of Active Duty, GS, and Contract Providers:
Beneficiaries Cared for:
Focus of care:
Specialty Care is available from visiting providers from NNMC Bethesda, Walter Reed Army Hospital, and DeWitt Army Hospital by appointment only. Specialty Clinics include dermatology, otolaryngology (ENT), pulmonology, ophthalmology, neurology, gynecology, hematology/oncology, and dietary services.
Family Practice providers are also able to perform many minor outpatient surgical procedures. Family Practice emphasizes the importance of preventive health care by performing breast examinations, pap smears, ordering mammograms, and providing referrals for other cancer screening procedures when appropriate.
Diabetic Education is another service of the Family Practice Clinic. A consult from the patient’s primary care manager is recommended; however the nurse educator will see any patient who desires information about diabetes management. Patients wishing to talk with the diabetic nurse educator or to schedule classes should contact the clinic. The nurse educator may refer a diabetic patient for specialty care including diabetic foot care, diabetic eye examinations, and diabetic nutrition counseling.