Author Archive - SWFP

Mallory Burroughs, CNP, FNP-BC, MSN, RN Joins Southwest Family Physicians

Mallory Burroughs aspired to be a nurse practitioner early on when she began working in the healthcare field as a patient care assistant in 2008. It was clear that helping and caring for others came natural to her and she began her journey to achieve this goal. Mallory graduated from Cuyahoga Community College in 2011 […]


We are Now Affiliated with Southwest General Medical Group

Dear Patient, We are pleased to announce that effective April 1, 2016 Southwest Family Physicians, Inc. became affiliated with Southwest General Medical Group, Inc. What does this mean? Your doctor is still your doctor and the office staff you have come to know will be here to care for you as in the past 40 […]


What You Need to Know About the Zika Virus

Disease facts Spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected “Aedes” species mosquito Most common symptoms: fever rash joint pain conjunctivitis (red eyes) Illness is usually mild and vague; many do not seek treatment therefore never knowing that they were infected First discovered in 1947 in Uganda; additional cases in Asia and Pacific […]


What is a DO?

DOs are complete physicians, fully trained and licensed to prescribe medicine and to perform surgery. Many DOs incorporate osteopathic manipulative treatment into the care they provide. With OMT, osteopathic physicians use their hands to diagnose illness and injury and encourage your body to heal itself. What does D.O. stand for? Doctor of Osteopathy DOs and MDs are Alike […]


What You Should Know for the 2015-2016 Flu Season

Within a few months, we will once again be dealing with the Cleveland cold weather and snow! And along with the cold and snow comes sniffles and sneezes – colds and flu. Although the common cold makes us feel terrible, it is often quick to resolve and usually leaves no lasting problems. On the other […]