A family doctor or primary care physician provides the initial treatment when you are sick. They are trained for preventive care and treatment of the whole body. A family doctor knows you well through regular visits and can give you the best advice. It is therefore better to always go to the same family doctor.
Having a primary care doctor has another advantage: if you are sick, you can call the primary care office at any time and more easily Appointment at short notice arrange. Also, with many health insurance plans, the premium is cheaper if you have a primary care physician. Here is a Listing of the Obwalden family doctors.
There are several ways to find a health care provider. findAsk your friends and acquaintances or look on the Internet at the following addresses:
- Association of Swiss Physicians FMH with around 30,000 addresses.
- Overview about doctors and physicians in Switzerland.
The Health Guide Switzerland helps migrants navigate the Swiss healthcare system - available in 18 languages.