Primary Care

Primary Care

Find a Provider

Family Medicine doctors provide a lifetime of care for people of all ages, from babies to seniors.

If your health goals include enjoying better well-being, avoiding unnecessary emergency room visits and having a more coordinated healthcare experience, you need a primary care provider. For your convenience, Meritas Health, a subsidiary of North Kansas City Hospital, has several family medicine doctors' offices located throughout the Northland.

Over time, you and your primary care provider will build a relationship together, helping you to receive the best care possible. Read these tips for choosing a primary care provider.

Types of Providers

The type of provider you choose will depend on your medical condition, your stage of life and whether or not the provider will care for other members of your family. 


Primary care providers offer a wide range of services and treatments, including:

  • Acute and chronic condition care
  • Allergy and asthma treatment
  • Baby, child and adolescent (teen) care, including well-child visits
  • Depression screening and care
  • Ear, nose and throat conditions
  • Family planning and pregnancy support
  • Heart disease prevention education
  • Management of heart disease, high cholesterol, diabetes, asthma and other chronic conditions
  • Men's and women's health services
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Pain management
  • Preventative care
  • Referrals to specialists when needed
  • School, camp and sports physicals
  • Sleep medicine and support
  • Stitches and related care for minor wounds, sprains, injuries and fractures
  • Treatment of common illnesses, such as colds and flu
  • Vaccinations and immunizations
  • Vascular Care
  • Weight management
  • Wellness exams and care for all ages