Family Health & Medicine

Family medicine providers are unique. We treat patients through all stages of life and focus on care for whole families — women, men, children and seniors. Practitioners focus on:

  • Preventing and treating illness 
  • Managing chronic conditions
  • Coordinating care provided by other specialists at UVA

Family Clinics Close to You

We have family medicine clinics throughout central Virginia, from Waynesboro to Louisa, from Culpeper to Forest Lakes, Stuarts Draft, Palmyra and beyond. Find a clinic now.

Why UVA Family Medicine?

Visit a family doctor knowing that, when something serious happens, you have access to UVA's worldwide experts.

Family Medicine Services

General Healthcare

  • Checkups, medical exams and physicals
  • Care of illnesses and minor injuries
  • Allergy care
  • Immunizations
  • Care of chronic health problems
  • Medication management
  • Diabetes and heart disease management
  • Healthy lifestyle and nutrition counseling
  • Pre-operative evaluation
  • Minor emergencies
  • CDL exams
  • Hospital care for adults, children and infants

Children & Teens

  • Well-child checkups
  • Growth and development assessments
  • Sports, camp, school physicals
  • School and behavior problems
  • ADHD/ADD support

Newborns & Infants

  • Newborn care
  • Lactation and breastfeeding help

Women's Health

  • OB-GYN services
  • Prenatal and post-partum care
  • Pregnancy testing and counseling
  • Contraception

Tests & Procedures

  • Lab tests
  • EKGs
  • Pulmonary function tests
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Hearing and vision screening
  • Complex medical management
  • Sports medicine evaluation

Some clinics also offer:

The Role of Genetics

You've filled out the forms before: You go to the doctor, and you're asked to check boxes about the health issues of your parents and grandparents.

There's a reason for that. Family health history plays a key role in your overall health and well-being. So if you have a serious health issue in your family, consider visiting a genetic counselor at one of our clinics: