Family Medicine Facts
Scott Michaels M.D.
delivers Family medicine which is the most versatile of all physician
providing comprehensive medical care to patients of both sexes and all ages, and family
physicians are just as diverse as their patients.
Family physicians deliver care in a variety of settings, including:
Community health centers
Urgent care centers
University-based health centers
Family physicians have the flexibility to
tailor their clinical services to the unique needs
of their patients and their situations. In addition to office-based procedural training,
family physicians receive training in hospital-based medicine, including critical care
and obstetrical procedures. Family physicians have the flexibility to incorporate procedures
into their patient care as their skills and interests evolve and demand for various services
develops in their community.
The following tables illustrate the diversity
and variety of AAFP members and their
The AAFP has approximately 110,600 members,
including active members, residents,
The AAFP has a diverse membership of men and
women of various ages practicing in
urban and rural settings.
AAFP members practice medicine in a variety of
settings, from private clinics to
emergency departments, from solo practices to hospital systems.
AAFP members had a mean individual income of $173,700 in 2009.
AAFP members worked an average of 47 weeks in the last year.
Each week, the average AAFP member saw
patients during 89 office visits, seven
hospital visits, two nursing home visits, and one house call.
AAFP members spent an average of 34 hours each
week engaged in direct,
face-to-face patient contact.
AAFP members see patients with a variety of
insurance coverage from traditional
health plans, to Medicaid and Medicare, to the uninsured.
Approximately 90 percent of AAFP members participate in Medicare.
More than 82 percent of AAFP members are accepting new Medicare patients.
More than 64 percent of AAFP members are accepting new Medicaid patients.
AAFP members perform a variety of procedures
in their practices including
dermatologic procedures and physical therapy.
AAFP member physicians office laboratories
vary in the complexity of tests
More than 22 percent of AAFP member
physicians office laboratories perform
more than 40 tests.
More than 65 percent of AAFP member physicians have hospital admission privileges.
Approximately 80 percent of AAFP members
believe family physicians hospital
privileges are generally about right.
AAFP members provide a variety of services and
procedures in hospital
practices, including pediatric care, newborn care, intensive care, and
Ten percent of AAFP members report delivering
babies, and those members
delivered 40 babies on average in 2009.
More than half of family medicine residency
programs are community-based
and affiliated with a medical school.
Family medicine residency programs have a
diverse population of residents
from United States and international medical graduates.
In 2012, there were a total of 10,104 family
medicine residents, filling
99.8 percent of the 454 accredited residency programs.
Twenty percent of
family medicine residency graduates have between
$200,000 and $249,999 in educational debt.
Family Medicine St. Augustine
Dr. Scott Michaels, St. Augustine Family Physician at FM Medical is a professionally licensed Medical Doctor. The office is conveniently located in St. Augustine Florida FL 32086. Please contact the office with any questions you may have at 904-823-8838.