UNMC College of Medicine 2010
Primary care providers treat or diagnose many conditions. Their role is to provide immediate relief for acute and chronic illnesses, recommend preventative screenings and coordinate your care with specialists as required. In general, if you have a new symptom or complaint, you should see a primary care provider first. More on primary care providers versus specialists.
Dr. Tepley sees adult palliative care patients at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.