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Find an internist in Sausalito, CA that specializes in integrative medicine, annual physicals, sports physicals, acute care, primary care, chronic disease care, illness, cancer screening, and more.

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  • Dean Ornish, MD 100 Points

    Dean Ornish, MD

    Preventive Medicine Research
    900 Bridgeway
    Sausalito, CA 94965
  • David Ernst, MD 270 Points

    David Ernst, MD

    Internal Med/Geriatrics
    Distance: 4.6 mi
    PO Box 429
    Mill Valley, CA 94942
  • Karen Wexman, MD - Leave of Absence 200 Points

    Karen Wexman, MD - Leave of Absence

    Distance: 4.6 mi
    -
    Mill Valley, CA 94941
  • Sarah Lowenthal 150 Points

    Sarah Lowenthal

    Sarah Lowenthal, MD
    Distance: 4.6 mi
    655 Redwood Hwy
    Suite 364
    Mill Valley, CA 94941
  • Alison La Voy, MD 110 Points

    Alison La Voy, MD

    Distance: 4.6 mi
    655 Redwood Hwy, Tom Steel Clinic
    Mill Valley, CA 94941
  • Lawrence Posner, MD 110 Points

    Lawrence Posner, MD

    Distance: 4.6 mi
    61 Camino Alto Ste 107
    Mill Valley, CA 94941
  • Anna Vertkin, MD 100 Points

    Anna Vertkin, MD

    Distance: 4.6 mi
    591 Redwood Hwy Ste 5215
    Mill Valley, CA 94941
  • Karen Wexman

    Karen Wexman

    Distance: 4.6 mi
    45 Camino Alto Ste 203
    Mill Valley, CA 94941
  • Alfred Oppenheim, MD 100 Points

    Alfred Oppenheim, MD

    NORTH BAY INTERNAL MEDICINE & PEDIATRICS
    Distance: 5.13 mi
    770 Tamalpais Dr Suite 203
    Corte Madera, CA 94925
  • Katherine Margolin, MD 100 Points

    Katherine Margolin, MD

    Distance: 5.13 mi
    500 Tamal Plz Ste 507
    Corte Madera, CA 94925

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