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  • Bernard Lichtenstein, MD 220 Points
    Verified by Wellness.com

    Bernard Lichtenstein, MD

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    6280 Jackson Dr
    La Mesa, CA 92119
  • Sandra Jassmann, MD 100 Points

    Sandra Jassmann, MD

    El Cajon Internal Medical Grp
    1679 E Main St Ste 202
    El Cajon, CA 92021
  • Catherine Garbarini, MD 100 Points

    Catherine Garbarini, MD

    1685 E Main St Ste 202
    El Cajon, CA 92021
  • Erwin Gutowitz, MD 100 Points

    Erwin Gutowitz, MD

    1679 E Main St Ste 202
    El Cajon, CA 92021
  • Edward Spilkin, MD 100 Points

    Edward Spilkin, MD

    1662 E Main St Ste 106
    El Cajon, CA 92021
  • Martin Schwartz

    Martin Schwartz

    1240 Broadway
    El Cajon, CA 92021
  • Venu Prabaker, MD
    500 Points

    Venu Prabaker, MD

    Venu Prabaker Inc
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    7339 El Cajon Blvd Ste C
    La Mesa, CA 91941
  • Salvatore Tarantino, MD 180 Points

    Salvatore Tarantino, MD

    Caring Physicians Med Group
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    8881 Fletcher Pkwy Ste 370
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • David Gibson, MD 140 Points

    David Gibson, MD

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    8875 La Mesa Blvd Ste C
    La Mesa, CA 91941
  • David Bodkin, MD 140 Points

    David Bodkin, MD

    Grossmont Cancer Ctr
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    5555 Grossmont Center Dr
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Denise Honer, MD 120 Points

    Denise Honer, MD

    LA Mesa Internal Medicine
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    5111 Garfield St Ste A
    La Mesa, CA 91941
  • Mary Alexander, MD 110 Points

    Mary Alexander, MD

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    PO Box 9012
    La Mesa, CA 91944
  • Charles Belson Chapman, MD 110 Points

    Charles Belson Chapman, MD

    Health Care Medical Group
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    7339 El Cajon Blvd Ste E
    La Mesa, CA 91941
  • Lisa O'Connell, MD 110 Points

    Lisa O'Connell, MD

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    PO Box 3722
    La Mesa, CA 91944
  • Eva Leonard, MD 110 Points

    Eva Leonard, MD

    Sharp Faculty Medical Group
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    5525 Grossmont Center Dr Ste 200
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Mazhar Chughtai, MD 100 Points

    Mazhar Chughtai, MD

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    8851 Center Dr Ste 401
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Robert Foster, MD 100 Points

    Robert Foster, MD

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    5565 Grossmont Center Dr Ste 105
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Gregg Garner, DO 100 Points

    Gregg Garner, DO

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    8851 Center Dr Ste 307
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Bobby Brooks, MD 100 Points

    Bobby Brooks, MD

    Health Care Medical Group
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    7339 El Cajon Blvd Ste E
    La Mesa, CA 91941
  • Andrew Alongi, MD 100 Points

    Andrew Alongi, MD

    LA Mesa Internal Medicine
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    5111 Garfield St
    La Mesa, CA 91941
  • John Dapolito Jr, MD 100 Points

    John Dapolito Jr, MD

    LA Mesa Internal Medicine
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    5111 Garfield St
    La Mesa, CA 91941
  • Barzan Mohedin, MD 100 Points

    Barzan Mohedin, MD

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    8851 Center Dr Ste 305
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Sathya Pokala, MD 100 Points

    Sathya Pokala, MD

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    8851 Center Dr Ste 405
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Larry Ayers, MD 100 Points

    Larry Ayers, MD

    Pulmonary Associates Medical
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    5565 Grossmont Center Dr Ste 360
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Ajmel Sangha, MD 100 Points

    Ajmel Sangha, MD

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    8851 Center Dr Ste 301
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Michael Magpile, MD 100 Points

    Michael Magpile, MD

    Scripps Clinic
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    10862 Calle Verde
    La Mesa, CA 91941
  • Khalil Soomro, MD 100 Points

    Khalil Soomro, MD

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    8851 Center Dr Ste 301
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Jeffrey Krebs, MD 100 Points

    Jeffrey Krebs, MD

    Southern California Permanente Med Grp
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    8010 Parkway Dr
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • George Spellman, MD 100 Points

    George Spellman, MD

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    8881 Fletcher Pkwy Ste 360
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • George Fadda, MD 50 Points

    George Fadda, MD

    Balboa Nephrology Medical Grp
    Distance: 3.98 mi
    8851 Center Dr Ste 304, Balboa Nephrology Med Grp
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Kaveh Bagheri, MD

    Kaveh Bagheri, MD

    Distance: 3.98 mi
    8860 Center Dr Ste 240
    La Mesa, CA 91942

Internist Info

Internist Summary:
An Internist is a physician who practices medicine related to any of the organs and systems of the body. They deal with any problem no matter how simple, complicated, ordinary, or unusual it may be. They provide comprehensive care to adults with the exception of performing surgery. This means they can take care of any complaint from nose, ears, reproductive system, to mental health problems, to issues such as substance abuse.

Internists are trained to solve the most complex and intriguing problems as well as handle multiple complaints and illnesses at one time. Besides treating the patient, an internist focuses on preventative medicine and educating patients on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.


Internist FAQs:
What is an

Internist

?
An Internist is a physician who studies Internal Medicine for adults. Internal Medicine is a branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases.

Why might I see an Internist?
If you are an older adult you could have an Internist as your primary care physician. An Internist also treats patients with chronic or internal organ illnesses, along with other common problems.

What are the specialized areas that an internist can practice in?
• Adolescent medicine
• Allergies and immunology
• Cardiology
• Endocrinology (glandular disorders)
• Gastroenterology (colon and digestive disorders)
• Geriatrics (treatment of the elderly)
• Hematology (blood disorders)
• Infectious diseases
• Nephrology (kidney disorders)
• Pulmonology (lung and respiratory disorders)
• Oncology (cancer)
• Rheumatology (arthritis)
• Sports medicine

What is internal medicine?
Quite simply, internal medicine refers to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of medical conditions, illnesses, injury and disease relating to any system of the human body. This includes all organs (ears, nose, heart, lungs, skin, etc.) and systems (reproductive, endocrine, circulatory, respiratory, etc.)

What does an Internist do?
An Internist can choose to practice general medicine or specialize in a certain area. The general Internist conducts physical exams of the body. The Internist obtains medical history and orders any tests that are required. Once the test results are obtained, the Internist will choose the appropriate course of treatment: medication, lifestyle changes, surgery, or referral to a specialist.

What are some of the rewards of being an Internist?
An Internist is a very interesting profession that will often present mental challenges. Because an Internist handles any and every system in the human body, there is always opportunity for amazing discoveries.

What can't an Internist do?
An Internist can diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases, illnesses, injuries, and medical conditions. However, they cannot perform surgery. They must refer the patient to a surgeon that specializes in that certain area.

Who should get treatment from an Internist?
Any adult who needs medial care for an illness, injury, disease, or other medical condition could use an Internist. It is recommended that children see a pediatrician as their training and education is geared towards a child's health.

How do I find an Internist in my city and state?
The Wellness.com directory will help you locate an Internist in your state. Select Internist from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate an Internist in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need an Internist in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of Internists in your city and state.


Internist Related Terms:
physical examinations, cholesterol testing, pap smears, immunizations, skin biopsies, stress reduction plans, ongoing evaluations, bone density testing, menopause treatment, internal medicine, internal systems, prevention, and comprehensive care