Oakland Southfield Physicians


FAQs for Patients

What is a primary care physician?
A primary care physician is defined as one who specializes in family practice, general practice, internal medicine or pediatric medicine.

What is a specialty care physician?
A specialty care physician is defined as one who specializes in a particular field of medicine such as Cardiology, Gastroenterology or Neurology.

How do I find an Oakland Southfield Physician?
Use the search page by clicking here. Remember that physicians who are affiliated with Oakland Southfield Physicians furnish medical care to their patients through their own independent medical practices.

Are all Oakland Southfield Physicians in Southfield?
No. The name describes our roots, not our current membership. We are in Oakland, Wayne, Macomb and Livingston Counties. Find one by clicking here.

Are any OSP physicians fluent in languages other than English?
Yes, and you can search for a doctor who speaks a specific language by clicking here.

Will I be able to find an OSP physician associated with a hospital near my home?
Very likely. Search for a physician with an office near you and there's a very good chance he or she will have admitting rights to a nearby hospital.

What is a Patient Centered Medical Home?
The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is an approach to providing comprehensive primary care to adults, youth and children. The PCMH will broaden access to primary care, while enhancing care coordination. Click here for more information about the OSP PCMH program.

What is a Patient Centered Medical Home-Neighborhood?
The evolution of the PCMH model is referred to as the PCMH-Neighborhood (PCMH-N).  The PCMH-N is a community of caregivers that measure performance, set goals, track progress, and coordinate services across the care continuum for its patient population. The neighborhood accepts responsibility for delivering effective and efficient patient care across care settings.  Click here for more information about the OSP PCMH program.


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