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Dr. Ralph A Schmitz has the following 1 specialty
- Family Medicine
A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.
Dr. Ralph A Schmitz has the following 6 expertise
- Family Planning
- Weight Loss
Dr. Ralph A Schmitz has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Ralph A Schmitz is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Dr. Schmitz is one of the smartest doctors I have ever been seen by. When I have seen specialty physicians and they see he is my primary doctor, if they know him, they have always impressed upon me how fortunate I am to have him. All doctors are required to do a minimum amount of continuing education, but Dr. Schmitz does about 10 times the required amount. My ortho doctor actually did his interning at a hospital that Dr. Schmitz was an on-call doctor for and he told me he learned so much and was so impressed with Dr. Schmitz. The only down side, is that if you want that doctor who cuts up and makes you feel all warm and fuzzy, it's not Dr. Schmitz. Dr. Schmitz is serious about getting to the root of your issue and getting you well again and is very much "matter of fact" about it. But if your looking for the most intelligent and knowledgeable doctor that isn't afraid to refer you to a very competent specialty doctor when you need it, then he's the one. for you.
Dr. Schmitz is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
31 Years Experience
University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1987
Dr. Ralph A Schmitz accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- Cigna MISSOURI NET - NET POS Seamless
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry KS PPO
- Coventry MO HMO POS
- Coventry MO PPO
- Coventry OA EPO Exchange - KS/MO
- CoventryOne PPO Network
- First Health PPO
- HealthLink PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
Locations & DirectionsUrgent Care At Monett, 315 E Cleveland Ave, Monett, MO
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