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  • Michael Kirsch, MD 350 Points

    Michael Kirsch, MD

    Sherman Oaks Medical Group Inc
    4529 Sherman Oaks Ave
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Bahman Omrani, D.O.
    270 Points

    Bahman Omrani, D.O.

    Sylvan Medical Center
    4312 Woodman Ave
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
  • Arthur Gordon, MD 160 Points

    Arthur Gordon, MD

    Sherman Oaks Medical Group Inc
    4529 Sherman Oaks Ave
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Peter Miao, MD 150 Points

    Peter Miao, MD

    Viewpoint Healthcare Medical
    5000 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 200
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Salila Sharma, MD 120 Points

    Salila Sharma, MD

    4835 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 105
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Dale Brent, MD 120 Points

    Dale Brent, MD

    Ucla Medical Group
    4955 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 719
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Edward Petko, MD 110 Points

    Edward Petko, MD

    A Dermatologic Skin & Tumor
    4955 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 407
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Jihad Al Imami, MD 110 Points

    Jihad Al Imami, MD

    4955 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 505
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Steven Drell, MD 110 Points

    Steven Drell, MD

    Cedars Sinai Medical Grp Fnd
    13320 Riverside Dr Ste 102
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
  • Peter Koenig, MD 110 Points

    Peter Koenig, MD

    Encino Place Medical Group
    4940 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 200
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Harry Kahn, MD 110 Points

    Harry Kahn, MD

    Harry S Kahn Inc
    4955 Van Nuys Blvd
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Joel Lebovitz, MD 110 Points

    Joel Lebovitz, MD

    4940 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 200
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • David Berkson, MD 100 Points

    David Berkson, MD

    4940 Van Nuys Blvd
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Herman Kagan, MD 100 Points

    Herman Kagan, MD

    Cedar Sinai Medical Group
    13320 Riverside Dr
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
  • Edward Betz, MD 100 Points

    Edward Betz, MD

    Edward Betz Mda Medical Corp
    4555 Sherman Oaks Ave
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Charles Willson King, MD 100 Points

    Charles Willson King, MD

    King & King
    4910 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 209
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Joshua Levy, MD 100 Points

    Joshua Levy, MD

    4910 Van Nuys Blvd
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Llorens Pembrook, MD 100 Points

    Llorens Pembrook, MD

    4849 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 102
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
  • Terry Podell, MD 100 Points

    Terry Podell, MD

    4940 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 200
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

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