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  • Karl Johsens 260 Points

    Karl Johsens

    Dr. Karl K. Johsens, MD
    1595 Soquel Drive
    Suite 340
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Rosalind Shorenstein, MD 200 Points

    Rosalind Shorenstein, MD

    Internal Medicine
    700 Frederick St Ste 103
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • Lawrence Rosenbaum, MD 200 Points

    Lawrence Rosenbaum, MD

    Physicians Medical Group
    1595 Soquel Dr Ste 411
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Satish Chandra, MD 150 Points

    Satish Chandra, MD

    Physicians Medical Group
    1595 Soquel Dr Ste 400
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Karl Johsens, MD 140 Points

    Karl Johsens, MD

    Cedar Medical Clinic
    540 Soquel Ave
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • Robert Keet, MD 120 Points

    Robert Keet, MD

    1595 Soquel Dr Ste 400
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Lester Miller, MD 120 Points

    Lester Miller, MD

    622 Frederick St
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • Michael Ellison, MD 120 Points

    Michael Ellison, MD

    Santa Cruz Pulmonary Medical
    700 Frederick St Ste 203
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • Joan Barber, MD 110 Points

    Joan Barber, MD

    1505 Soquel Dr
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Arnold Leff, MD 110 Points

    Arnold Leff, MD

    700 Frederick St Ste 301
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • William Morris, MD 110 Points

    William Morris, MD

    Physicians Medical Group
    1595 Soquel Dr Ste 411
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Timothy Allari, MD 110 Points

    Timothy Allari, MD

    Santa Cruz Medical Clinic
    2025 Soquel Ave
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • Alfred Petrocelli, MD 110 Points

    Alfred Petrocelli, MD

    Santa Cruz Medical Clinic
    2025 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz Medical Clinic
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • Sharon Tapper, MD 110 Points

    Sharon Tapper, MD

    1595 Soquel Dr Ste 411
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Laura Garvin, MD 110 Points

    Laura Garvin, MD

    Western Medical Assoc
    1595 Soquel Dr Ste 400
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Jerome Deck, MD 100 Points

    Jerome Deck, MD

    2025 Soquel Ave
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • Thomas Deetz, MD 100 Points

    Thomas Deetz, MD

    2025 Soquel Ave
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • Ameeta Kharbanda 100 Points

    Ameeta Kharbanda

    Dignity Health Medical Group - Dominican
    1555 Soquel Dr
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Robert Keet 100 Points

    Robert Keet

    Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican
    1595 Soquel Dr
    Ste 400
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Himabindu Pitta 100 Points

    Himabindu Pitta

    Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican
    1595 Soquel Dr
    Ste 400
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Gary Klapman, MD 100 Points

    Gary Klapman, MD

    3335 Mission Dr
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Surinder Kumar, MD 100 Points

    Surinder Kumar, MD

    1595 Soquel Dr Ste 210
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Michael Shorenstein, MD 100 Points

    Michael Shorenstein, MD

    Medical Weight Loss Program
    700 Frederick St Ste 103
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • David Gelbart, MD 100 Points

    David Gelbart, MD

    Mid Coast Nephrology Medical
    9029 Soquel Ave Ste D
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • Blanca Ochoa Castro, MD 100 Points

    Blanca Ochoa Castro, MD

    1595 Soquel Dr Ste 400
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Vernon Loverde, MD 100 Points

    Vernon Loverde, MD

    Physicians Medical Group
    1595 Soquel Dr Ste 400
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • James Poth Jr, MD 100 Points

    James Poth Jr, MD

    Poth Alexander & Shapiro
    1668 Dominican Way
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Richard Shapiro, MD 100 Points

    Richard Shapiro, MD

    Poth Alexander & Shapiro
    1668 Dominican Way
    Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • David Ang, MD 100 Points

    David Ang, MD

    Santa Cruz Medical Clinic
    2025 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz Med Clnc
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • Don Hodges, MD 100 Points

    Don Hodges, MD

    Santa Cruz Medical Clinic
    2025 Soquel Ave
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • John Jackson, MD 100 Points

    John Jackson, MD

    Santa Cruz Medical Clinic
    2025 Soquel Ave
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • Dean Walker, MD 100 Points

    Dean Walker, MD

    Santa Cruz Medical Clinic
    2025 Soquel Ave
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • David Kipps, MD 100 Points

    David Kipps, MD

    Santa Cruz Pulmonary Medical
    700 Frederick St Ste 203
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062

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