Family doctors, also called family practice physicians or family medicine physicians,
are medical doctors who specialize in the total health care of the individual
and the family. After four years of medical school, they complete an additional
three-year residency program.
Family doctors can diagnose and treat a variety of
health conditions and diseases for males and females of all ages. They may
further specialize in another area of medicine, such as the care of older
adults (geriatric medicine) or people who have sports injuries (sports
Family doctors may be certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Brian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Peter Shalit, MD, PhD - Internal Medicine