Primary Care Physician FAQs

Here at Blackhawk Medical Group, we’ve made it our mission to provide every individual that walks through our doors with trustworthy, dependable medical care. We’ve been providing reliable medical services for more than 25 years, and our team of physicians continues to grow to fully meet the demands of our loyal patients. Have questions about primary care? Here’s what you should know.

What is a primary care doctor?

A primary care doctor is a medical professional who provides a full range of medical care to families and individuals. Here at Blackhawk Medical Group, we provide both adult and pediatric medical services, ensuring that every member of the Danville, CA, community gets the proper treatment and care they deserve. A primary care doctor will be the first doctor you turn to for care, whether you need your annual physical or you’re dealing with health problems. We can assess symptoms, perform diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, and create a detailed and long-term treatment plan. We can also refer you to specialists, if necessary.

Why do I need a primary care doctor?

You need to have a doctor that you can regularly turn to for checkups, screenings, and sick care. This medical professional is known as a primary care doctor. Getting regular checkups with our medical team is important for everyone, as many health problems don’t cause symptoms until more advanced stages. It’s important to build a long-term relationship with a medical professional you trust, as getting the medical care you and your family needs now could prevent health problems in the future.

But I never get sick. Do I still need a primary care physician?

Did you know that many health problems such as high blood pressure or heart disease go undetected for years? This means that you could have a serious or chronic health problem and not even know it. Therefore, even if you’re feeling your best you should still take time to visit your PCP at least once a year for preventive care. Preventive care includes everything from regular blood work and blood pressure screenings to immunizations.

What issues can I address with a primary doctor?

Our team of primary physicians is here to serve you. While you may think that you can only turn to us for health problems, the fact of the matter is that we provide well-rounded care that encompasses the emotional, mental, and psychological as well as the physical. This means you can ask us questions or discuss everything from stress you’re dealing with to marriage difficulties to concerns over poor sleep. We are here to listen and provide you with care and support. After all, all of these components can impact your health.

What are your office hours?

We have two locations in Danville, CA, to serve you better. Our regular medical practice is open Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm (closed Saturdays and Sundays) while our walk-in clinic is open Monday-Friday from 8 am-7 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 9 am-4 pm.

If you are looking for a primary care physician in Danville, CA, area, then turn to the dependable team of physicians at Blackhawk Medical Group. To schedule an appointment with us, call (925) 736-7070. For our walk-in clinic location, call (925) 309-2700