el médico de cabecera
-the family doctor
See the entry for médico de cabecera.

médico de cabecera

el médico de cabecera, la médica de cabecera(
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (profession)
a. family doctor
El médico de cabecera me ha recetado un analgésico para la jaqueca.My family doctor has prescribed a painkiller for my migraine.
b. general practitioner
Antonia está dudando entre hacerse médica de cabecera o dermatóloga.Antonia is unsure whether to become a general practitioner or a dermatologist.
c. GP
Mi médico de cabecera me ha mandado al urólogo.My GP has referred me to the urologist.
d. family physician
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Vivo en un pueblo muy pequeño, donde solo hay un médico de cabecera.I live in a very small village, where there's only one family physician.
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