Prima CARE, P.C. is pleased to have a group of board-certified Family Medicine and Internal Medicine physicians on staff. Our Family Medicine practitioners treat adults and children for all types of acute conditions, from sprains and strains to the flu. Our team of Internal Medicine doctors are equally well-equipped to treat adult patients for everyday ailments.

Most of our physicians are accepting new patients and accept all major insurances.

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FAQs on Family & Internal Medicine:

What Is An Internal Medicine Doctor?

An Internal Medicine doctor (also known as an internist) is a physician who is trained to apply scientific knowledge and clinical experience to treat adults with various medical conditions.  An Internist promotes health and provides preventive care, screens for diseases like cancer, diagnoses complex medical problems, and treats acute and chronic diseases.  An Internist provides general Primary Care, and typically managing diseases like heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and lung disease, sometimes with the help of a specialty consultant.

What Is a Family Medicine Doctor?

A Family Medicine doctor is a physician who is specially trained to provide continuing and comprehensive medical care, health maintenance, and preventive care to each member of the family, regardless of gender, age, or type of problem.  Family physicians treat both acute and chronic medical conditions along with psychosocial issues, emphasizing the care of the whole person as an individual.  These specialists, because of their background and interactions with the family, are best-qualified to serve as each patient's advocate in all health-related matters, including the appropriate use of consultants, health services, and community resources. 

What’s The Difference Between Family Medicine and Internal Medicine?

One difference is that while internists treat patients aged 18 and over, family medicine practitioners may see patients of all ages.  Both types of physician provide Primary Care and preventive medicine, and both are qualified to manage a wide variety of medical conditions.  Some Internal Medicine physicians are also trained in a medical subspecialty or in the complexities of hospital-based care, while Family Medicine physicians emphasize wellness and disease prevention in the outpatient setting.  Internists and Family Medicine physicians have unique skills and interests, but complement each other as part of a complete health care team.

Why Is It Important to Have a Yearly Physical?

The best type of medicine is preventative. Annual physicals enable patients to:

  • Prevent health problems
  • Update vaccinations
  • Review/renew prescription medication
  • Receive ‘lifestyle coaching’ (or advice on how to maintain a strong, healthy body)

How Can I Get Started As A Patient With Your Practice?

We offer a number of resources for new patients who are seeking a family medicine physician or internist for themselves or their families. Most Prima CARE physicians are accepting new patients and we accept all major insurances. Head to our providers page to find a doctor near you.

Our Family Medicine Care Team

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Office of Manuela Mendes, M.D.
Melanie Araujo, ANP
Nurse Practitioner
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Manuela Mendes, M.D.']
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Office of Stephen Butler, D.O.
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['Ambulatory Care', 'Family Medicine']
['Office of Stephen Butler, D.O.']
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Locations:
Office of Dennis Callen, M.D. (Main Road Family Medicine)
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Dennis Callen, M.D. (Main Road Family Medicine)']
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Prima CARE -- Millview Medical Associates
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['Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine', 'Family Medicine']
['Prima CARE -- Millview Medical Associates']
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Locations:
Office of Dennis Callen, M.D. (Main Road Family Medicine)
Natanael Cordeiro, PA
Physician Assistant
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Dennis Callen, M.D. (Main Road Family Medicine)']
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Office of Charles H. Cummings, D.O.
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['Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine', 'Family Medicine']
['Office of Charles H. Cummings, D.O.']
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Office of Lucia Dias-Hoff, M.D.
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Lucia Dias-Hoff, M.D.']
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Office of Bianca Thorpe, D.O.
Jeannie-Mae Durfee, FNPBC
Nurse Practitioner
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Bianca Thorpe, D.O.']
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Office of Stephen Groskin, M.D.
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Stephen Groskin, M.D.']
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Offices of Cathleen Hood, M.D. and Karen Ottenstein, M.D.
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['Family Medicine']
['Offices of Cathleen Hood, M.D. and Karen Ottenstein, M.D.']
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Locations:
Office of Jennifer Kabak, D.O
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Jennifer Kabak, D.O']
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Office of Christopher Lebo, D.O.
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Christopher Lebo, D.O.']
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Locations:
Prima CARE -- Millview Medical Associates
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['Family Medicine']
['Prima CARE -- Millview Medical Associates']
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Locations:
Office of Bianca Thorpe, D.O.
Fatima Medeiros, FNPBC
Nurse Practitioner
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Bianca Thorpe, D.O.']
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Office of Manuela Mendes, M.D.
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Manuela Mendes, M.D.']
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Offices of Cathleen Hood, M.D. and Karen Ottenstein, M.D.
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['Family Medicine']
['Offices of Cathleen Hood, M.D. and Karen Ottenstein, M.D.']
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Office of John C. Pedrotty, M.D.
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['Sports Medicine', 'Family Medicine']
['Office of John C. Pedrotty, M.D.']
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Office of Lucia Dias-Hoff, M.D.
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Lucia Dias-Hoff, M.D.']
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Office of Mary Sherlock, D.O.
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Mary Sherlock, D.O.']
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Locations:
Office of Bianca Thorpe, D.O.
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['Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine', 'Family Medicine']
['Office of Bianca Thorpe, D.O.']
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Locations:
Prima CARE -- Millview Medical Associates
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['Family Medicine']
['Prima CARE -- Millview Medical Associates']
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Locations:
Office of Patricia Tweedie, D.O.
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['Family Medicine']
['Office of Patricia Tweedie, D.O.']

Our Internal Medicine Care Team

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Locations:
Office of Ana Araujo, N.P.
Ana Araujo, NP
Nurse Practitioner
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['Internal Medicine']
['Office of Ana Araujo, N.P.']
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['Internal Medicine', 'Hospitalist']
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Office of Neveen Bassaly, M.D.
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['Internal Medicine']
['Office of Neveen Bassaly, M.D.']
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Office of Shanjin Cao, M.D., PhD and Xiaodan Wang, M.D.
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['Hospitalist', 'Internal Medicine']
['Office of Shanjin Cao, M.D., PhD and Xiaodan Wang, M.D.']
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Offices of Linsey Philip, M.D. and Aju Daniel, MD
Veronica Coutu, NP
Nurse Practitioner
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['Internal Medicine']
['Offices of Linsey Philip, M.D. and Aju Daniel, MD']
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Locations:
Offices of Linsey Philip, M.D. and Aju Daniel, MD
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['Infectious Diseases', 'Internal Medicine']
['Offices of Linsey Philip, M.D. and Aju Daniel, MD']
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Office of Ann Grady, M.D.
Ann Grady, MD
Internal Medicine/Cardiology
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['Internal Medicine', 'Cardiology']
['Office of Ann Grady, M.D.']
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Office of Joan T. Harrison, M.D
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['Internal Medicine']
['Office of Joan T. Harrison, M.D']
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Locations:
Office of Tamim Hinedi, M.D.
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['Infectious Diseases', 'Internal Medicine']
['Office of Tamim Hinedi, M.D.']
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Locations:
Prima CARE -- Millview Medical Associates
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['Hospice, Inpatient', 'Internal Medicine']
['Prima CARE -- Millview Medical Associates']
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Locations:
Office of Ossama Labib, M.D.
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['Internal Medicine']
['Office of Ossama Labib, M.D.']
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Locations:
Office of Hany Mistikawy, M.D.
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['Internal Medicine']
['Office of Hany Mistikawy, M.D.']
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Office of Majed Mouded, M.D.
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['Internal Medicine', 'Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism']
['Office of Majed Mouded, M.D.']
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Office of Joseph Nakda, M.D.
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['Internal Medicine']
['Office of Joseph Nakda, M.D.']
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Locations:
Offices of Linsey Philip, M.D. and Aju Daniel, MD
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['Infectious Diseases', 'Internal Medicine']
['Offices of Linsey Philip, M.D. and Aju Daniel, MD']
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Locations:
Office of M. Anis Rahman, M.D.
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['Rheumatology', 'Internal Medicine']
['Office of M. Anis Rahman, M.D.']
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Locations:
Prima CARE Gastroenterology
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['Internal Medicine', 'Gastroenterology']
['Prima CARE Gastroenterology']
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['Hospitalist', 'Internal Medicine']
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Office of Sarah Shreter, M.D.
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['Pediatrics', 'Internal Medicine']
['Office of Sarah Shreter, M.D.']
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Office of Raju Singla, M.D.
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['Hospitalist', 'Internal Medicine']
['Office of Raju Singla, M.D.']
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Office of Ehab Sorial, M.D.
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['Internal Medicine']
['Office of Ehab Sorial, M.D.']
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Office of Joseph Spirito, Jr., M.D.
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['Internal Medicine']
['Office of Joseph Spirito, Jr., M.D.']
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Locations:
Offices of Debbie Ann Leila Tan, M.D. and Katherine L. Yutangco, M.D.
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['Internal Medicine']
['Offices of Debbie Ann Leila Tan, M.D. and Katherine L. Yutangco, M.D.']
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Locations:
Office of Shanjin Cao, M.D., PhD and Xiaodan Wang, M.D.
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['Hospitalist', 'Internal Medicine']
['Office of Shanjin Cao, M.D., PhD and Xiaodan Wang, M.D.']
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Locations:
Offices of Debbie Ann Leila Tan, M.D. and Katherine L. Yutangco, M.D.
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['Internal Medicine']
['Offices of Debbie Ann Leila Tan, M.D. and Katherine L. Yutangco, M.D.']
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Locations:
Office of Eugene Zak, M.D.
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['Internal Medicine']
['Office of Eugene Zak, M.D.']