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Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine physicians, sometimes known as Internists, specialize in adult medicine. They are trained to solve diagnostic problems, manage severe long-term illnesses, and help patients with multiple, complex chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, thyroid disorders, and autoimmune disorders.

Services commonly offered by Internal Medicine physicians may include:

  • Preventive care, including physical exams and immunizations
  • Treatment of short-term illnesses, such as sinus infections and the flu
  • Care for common problems of the ears, eyes, and skin, as well as the nervous, gastrointestinal and reproductive systems
  • Diagnosis/treatment of chronic diseases including arthritis, asthma, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, autoimmune disorders and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Coordination of care with specialists