Family Medicine Specialist

Natomas Family Practice

Family Practice located in Sacramento, CA

Families today are busier than ever so finding convenient medical care for all members of the family, all in one location, is paramount. For this type of care, you need skilled and experienced family medicine doctors like Dr. Patrick Lau and Dr. Steve Hwang at Natomas Family Practice in Sacramento, California. From early childhood through the senior years, Dr. Lau, Dr. Hwang, and their team provide all types of general medical care and wellness care. Call or book an appointment online to get started.

Family Medicine Q & A

Natomas Family Practice

What is family medicine?

Family medicine is a branch of medicine that focuses on providing general health and wellness care to everyone in the family. Family practitioners like Dr. Lau and Dr. Hwang see patients of all ages, from babies to great-grandmothers.

As specialists in family medicine, the doctors are often primary care physicians for their patients, which means that most of your medical care needs can be met at Natomas Family Practice.

What types of conditions does a family medicine practice treat?

Dr. Lau and Dr. Hwang treat a very wide range of health issues at Natomas Family Practice. Annual wellness visits, as-needed visits for illness or injury, and urgent care are all available at any time during regular office hours. The doctors frequently treat such conditions as:

  • Respiratory illnesses
  • Earaches
  • Sprains and strains
  • Sore throat
  • Strep throat
  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Flu
  • Hypertension
  • The common cold
  • Headaches
  • Backaches
  • Sports injuries
  • Skin rashes

The Natomas Family Practice team can diagnose nearly any medical problem and provide treatment.

What about preventive care?

Preventive care is an important part of maintaining the best health and wellness at any age. The doctors monitor all aspects of your health and check for changes that may indicate emerging issues. They may recommend lifestyle changes that help you prevent illnesses like hypertension and diabetes, and preventive screenings such as colonoscopies and mammograms.

Are appointments always required?

Natomas Family Practice encourages patients to make appointments using the easy online appointment scheduler or via phone. If you have an urgent care situation, you don’t need an appointment. Just let us know that you have an urgent situation and that you're on the way, so we can arrange the schedule to fit you in quickly.

Our team is proud to provide medical care across the generations. Make an appointment online at your convenience or call anytime.