Primary Care Doctor

Your first choice for comprehensive, personalized care from a trusted provider, virtually or in person.

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A relationship for your whole health

When you see the same primary care doctor for years, they get to know your health history, including what illnesses you’re prone to and medications you’re taking. They’re best suited to treat your overall health needs. A primary care doctor can also:


Care for you and your whole family

A primary care doctor is sometimes called a primary care physician or PCP. You can think of them as your first line of defense when you or a loved one isn’t feeling well. They’re also who you’ll see for preventive services, like annual checkups. Many are considered family doctors and can treat children, adolescents and adults. 

Primary care doctor highlights


Low cost for personalized care

Average wait time

30 minutes


In-person, virtual or by phone

Ready to find a primary care doctor?

Just log in to your Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan online member account. Then, look for “Doctor’s Office” and choose “Find a PCP” to start your search.


Register now for an online member account.

Find a doctor online

You can use your online account to find a doctor who:

A virtual option for primary care

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Virtual Primary Care by Teladoc Health®

If it's hard for you to visit your primary care physician in person, Virtual Primary Care may be an option. Virtual Primary Care allows you to set up regular primary care visits online. It gives members 18 years and older access to:

  • A U.S. board-certified primary care physician
  • A virtual care team including a registered nurse and certified medical assistant to help develop a personalized care plan
  • Unlimited messaging to your virtual care team through the Teladoc Health app

Virtual Primary Care is an available benefit on some PPO health plans. Log in to your online member account to see if it's included on your health plan. Don't have an online account? Register now


Two ways to access Virtual Care

Download the Teladoc Health app and set up an account on your mobile device, or use your Blue Cross member account to access Virtual Care on mobile or desktop. 

Use the Teladoc Health app on your mobile device

Download the Teladoc Health app and create an account. The app connects securely and is available at no cost for most Apple and Android devices through the Apple App Store® and Google Play™.

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Connect through your Blue Cross online account

You can access Virtual Care directly though your Blue Cross online member account. Simply log in to start using your health plan's Virtual Care benefits.

Read more about primary care doctors

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Choosing a PCP can help you stay healthier

How selecting a PCP can help your short and long-term health.

Staying healthy with a PCP
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Primary care doctors: What matters most to you

What to consider when selecting a PCP.

Read more about selecting a PCP
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The many types of primary care doctors

Which type of primary care doctor is right for you?

The types of primary care doctors

Please note: You should not use a primary care doctor for medical emergencies.

The information contained on this webpage is for educational purposes only. Nothing on this webpage is intended to be, nor should be used as or relied upon as, professional medical advice. Nothing contained on this webpage is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. For medical advice, or to receive medical diagnosis or treatment, consult with your health care provider.

Teladoc Health® is an independent company that provides Virtual Care Solutions for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network.

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