Nearby Cities

Clarkston (4.04 mi)
Atlanta (5.56 mi)
Tucker (7.14 mi)
Stone Moun... (7.6 mi)
Sandy Springs (11.35 mi)

Nearby Zip Codes

30030 (11) (0.33 mi)
30322 (1) (1.99 mi)
30033 (45) (2.89 mi)
30032 (4) (3.02 mi)
30329 (14) (3.88 mi)
> View More
Add Listing

Internist Decatur, GA

Find

Internists

In Your Area
Enter or

Internist Decatur, GA

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

Results for Decatur, GA

  • Maria Walker, MD 600 Points

    Maria Walker, MD

    Snapfinger Woods Family Prac
    5040 Snapfinger Woods Dr Ste 108
    Decatur, GA 30035
  • Thomas Mizell, MD 310 Points

    Thomas Mizell, MD

    Atlanta Center For Medicine
    2801 N Decatur Rd Ste 300
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • Jitendra Singh, MD 170 Points

    Jitendra Singh, MD

    Atlanta Center For Medicine
    2801 N Decatur Rd Ste 300
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • Michael Kinstler, MD 160 Points

    Michael Kinstler, MD

    2193 N Decatur Rd
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • Hiba Tamim, MD 140 Points

    Hiba Tamim, MD

    Atlanta Cancer Care
    2665 N Decatur Rd Ste 740
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • Norman Jacobs Jr, MD 140 Points

    Norman Jacobs Jr, MD

    2712 N Decatur Rd
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • Andredell Hammond, MD 130 Points

    Andredell Hammond, MD

    Dr Andredell Hammond
    4150 Snapfinger Woods Dr Ste 100
    Decatur, GA 30035
  • Linda Callwood, MD 120 Points

    Linda Callwood, MD

    Callwood Medical Ctr
    3539 Wesley Chapel Rd
    Decatur, GA 30034
  • Marshall Eidex, MD 120 Points

    Marshall Eidex, MD

    487 Winn Way
    Decatur, GA 30030
  • Gulshan Harjee, MD 120 Points

    Gulshan Harjee, MD

    First Medical Care
    2675 N Decatur Rd Ste 401
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • Karen Muro, MD 110 Points

    Karen Muro, MD

    Atlanta Nephrology Referral
    497 Winn Way Ste A210
    Decatur, GA 30030
  • Dinesh Chatoth, MD 110 Points

    Dinesh Chatoth, MD

    Atlanta Nephrology Refrrl Ctr
    497 Winn Way, Stea-210 Atlanta Nephrolog
    Decatur, GA 30030
  • Gary Botstein, MD 110 Points

    Gary Botstein, MD

    2712 N Decatur Rd
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • Loren Carter Jr, MD 110 Points

    Loren Carter Jr, MD

    2193 N Decatur Rd
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • Maxwell Eidex, MD 110 Points

    Maxwell Eidex, MD

    487 Winn Way Ste 202
    Decatur, GA 30030
  • Warren Botnick, MD 110 Points

    Warren Botnick, MD

    Sleep Disorder Ctr Dekalb Med
    2665 N Decatur Rd Ste 230
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • Neville Alexander, DPM 100 Points

    Neville Alexander, DPM

    3290 Memorial Dr
    Suite B-3
    Decatur, GA 30032
  • Jose Aristizabal, MD 100 Points

    Jose Aristizabal, MD

    2665 N Decatur Rd Ste 430
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • Sanford Hartman, MD 100 Points

    Sanford Hartman, MD

    Arthritis Care Ctr
    2712 N Decatur Rd
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • William Spruell, MD 100 Points

    William Spruell, MD

    Arthritis Care Ctr
    2712 N Decatur Rd
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • Shelley Davis Jr, MD 100 Points

    Shelley Davis Jr, MD

    Atlanta Center For Medicine
    2801 N Decatur Rd Ste 300
    Decatur, GA 30033
  • Alan Feingold, MD 100 Points

    Alan Feingold, MD

    Atlanta Center For Medicine
    2801 N Decatur Rd Ste 300
    Decatur, GA 30033

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