To maximize lifelong health and wellness, it’s important to develop an ongoing relationship with a healthcare provider. You have many options when it comes to selecting a healthcare provider for yourself or your child. Often referred to as your primary care provider, this person becomes a partner in helping you maintain or improve your health. If you are looking for a primary care provider, consider your personal needs and find someone you feel comfortable with. Winona Health has primary care providers at Winona and Rushford clinics. Visit the Find a Provider section to learn more about healthcare providers at Winona Health.
Your advocate for life-long health: Your primary care provider
Primary care providers are physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who serve as the first point of contact for your healthcare needs. Most often, primary care providers are those who see patients in the following departments: family medicine, internal medicine, obstetricians/gynecologists and pediatrics.
Off to a healthy start: Pediatrics and adolescent care
Pediatricians are skill in assessing the physical, emotional and social health of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. They focus on prevention, detection and management of health issues that affect children in various developmental stages. >> Click here to learn more about Pediatrics/Adolescent Medicine.
Family medicine providers: One source for the whole family
Family Practitioners provide general medical care including everything from preventing to treating acute (temporary) illnesses to chronic disease management. They also serve as your advocate in helping you find other resources and referring you to specialty services if the need arises.
Internal medicine specialists: Focused on adult health
Internal medicine physicians provide general care for adults. They are trained in many procedures in several disciplines and serve as experts in complex disease management. Internists may receive referrals from family practice, surgery and other fields. >> Click here to learn more about Internal Medicine.