Las Cruces has over forty qualified family physicians that take care the community’s families. A family physician is a medical doctor that must have a broad general knowledge of medicine. Their practices can have patients that include children, women, and men. Their comprehension deals with all physical problems except mental health issues. Family physicians are often the first level of professional medical analysis and may refer a patient to a specialty medical practitioner. A Family physician has a mandate to stay current on new resources and knowledge in all aspects of the medical field.
The information presented here is by no means comprehensive and should additional medical information be needed, please consult the state of New Mexico Licensing Board.