Dr. Jennings is usually the first point of contact for patients looking for general or primary medical care. As a family doctor in Illinois, Dr. Ryan Jennings offers complete health care for individuals & families. Family doctors may diagnose, address, & manage a number of diseases, illnesses, & conditions, but can refer patients to a specialist if needed.
The specialty of internal medicine is an area of primary care for adults. Dr. Jennings specializes in diagnosing and treating cross-system illnesses that may affect multiple organ systems. When necessary, Dr. Jennings can also refer patients to specialist physicians when medically needed. As an example, patients with severe liver problems could be referred to a hepatologist for additional medical tests or treatments.
Pediatricians like Dr. Jennings are health professionals who specialize in treating kids of all age groups, providing extensive health care for infants, kids & teenagers. Pediatricians function as primary care providers, or the first point of contact when a patient needs treatment. Dr. Jennings is trained to provide well-rounded health care for children of all ages, working closely with the patient's loved ones to make sure that the child is developing & growing correctly.