Family Medicine

About Family Medicine

Family physicians are personal doctors for all people of all ages and health conditions.
They are reliable first contact for health concerns and directly address most health care needs.
Through enduring partnerships, family physicians help patients prevent, understand, and manage illness, navigate the health system and set health goals.
Family physicians and their staff adapt their care to the unique needs of their patients and communities.
They use data to monitor and manage their patient population, and use best science to prioritize services most likely to benefit health.
They are ideal leaders of healthcare systems and partners for public health.

The American Academy of Family Medicine

Note: Dr. Sack only sees ages eighteen years and older.

Here are some of the benefits of family medicine:

  • Continual care over time and in various conditions
  • Unique epidemiology and a specific decision-making process
  • Handles health problems in their physical, psychological, social, and cultural environments, to differentiate from the standard clinical environment
  • Promotes the development and maintenance of good health through appropriate, safe, and effective interventions
  • Uses resources in an effective and safe way through coordination of care, management of patients and establishing and maintaining contact with other professionals

The clinical guide to family medicine includes the following:

  • Guide for quitting smoking
  • Child obesity (causes and solutions)
  • Physical activity (exercise methods and recommendations)
  • Adult obesity (causes and solutions)
  • Guide to dyslipidemia (high amount of lipids in the blood – fat phospholipids, cholesterol, triglycerides)
  • Diseases of the endocrine glands
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Anemia
  • Urinary tract conditions
  • Rheumatic diseases
  • Eye conditions (cataracts, bulging eyes, color blindness, retinitis, diabetic macular edema, glaucoma, eye floaters, etc.)
  • Thyroid gland diseases

“Family medicine is a clinical specialization and an academic, scientific discipline.”

Office Hours

Monday – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Tuesday – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday – 8:00am – 4:00pm

Thursday – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Friday – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Appointments are scheduled from

Monday – 9:30am – 5:00pm

Tuesday – 8:00am – 3:30pm

Wednesday – No appointments

Monday – 9:30am – 5:00pm

Tuesday – 8:00am – 3:30pm

Patient Feedback

Always punctual with her appointments, and takes her time to explain everything to me. I never feel rushed, and I feel she really cares about me as a person and as her patient.”

Daphne M.

“She and her practice are absolutely fantastic! They are accessible, knowledgeable and hands on.”


“I can always count on Dr. Sack to be extremely thorough, knowledgeable and compassionate in her evaluation and treatment. She has a marvelous ability to make me feel special and genuinely cared for. She and her team are the gold standard for the personal touch.”

Suzie H.