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  • Frank Ryan, MD 120 Points

    Frank Ryan, MD

    Maryland Healthcare
    11701 Livingston Rd Ste 103, Maryland Health Care Assoc
    Fort Washington, MD 20744
  • Subashri Reddy, MD 100 Points

    Subashri Reddy, MD

    Nedzbala Tanner & Sidarous
    11701 Livingston Rd Ste 101
    Fort Washington, MD 20744
  • William Tanner, MD 90 Points

    William Tanner, MD

    Nedzbala Tanner & Sidarous
    11701 Livingston Rd Ste 101
    Fort Washington, MD 20744
  • Matthew Haden, MD
    730 Points

    Matthew Haden, MD

    Modern Mobile Medicine
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    2201 Mt Vernon Avenue
    105
    Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Laraine Field, MD 330 Points

    Laraine Field, MD

    Yang Lukowsky & Dietz
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    6412 Beulah St
    Alexandria, VA 22310
  • Stephen Minton, MD 320 Points

    Stephen Minton, MD

    Alexandria Primary Care Assoc
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    4660 Kenmore Ave Ste 710
    Alexandria, VA 22304
  • George Sedrakyan, Medical Director
    310 Points

    George Sedrakyan, Medical Director

    Alexandria Immediate Care
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    6020 Richmond Highway
    102
    Alexandria, VA 22303
  • Steven Yang 290 Points

    Steven Yang

    Dr. Steven D. Yang, MD
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    6412 Beulah St
    Ste 100
    Alexandria, VA 22310
  • Rosario Simpao Ignacio, MD 290 Points

    Rosario Simpao Ignacio, MD

    Rosario D. Simpao Ignacio, MD PC
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    7906 Andrus Road, Suite 10
    Alexandria, VA 22306
  • Laurence Clark, MD 280 Points

    Laurence Clark, MD

    Northern Virginia Internal
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    8101 Hinson Farm Rd Ste 0119
    Alexandria, VA 22306
  • Laraine Field 260 Points

    Laraine Field

    Dr. Laraine T. Field, MD
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    6412 Beulah Street
    Suite 100
    Alexandria, VA 22310
  • Joel Temme 250 Points

    Joel Temme

    Dr. Joel M. Temme, MD
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    4660 Kenmore Ave
    Suite 604
    Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Manny Silis 250 Points

    Manny Silis

    Dr. Manny P. Silis, MD
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    5115 Franconia Rd
    Suite G
    Alexandria, VA 22310
  • Stephen Minton 250 Points

    Stephen Minton

    Dr. Stephen M. Minton, MD
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    4660 Kenmore Ave
    Suite 710
    Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Stephen C. Kauffman, M.D. 220 Points

    Stephen C. Kauffman, M.D.

    Beauregard Medical Center, Ltd.
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    3450 N. Beauregard Street
    Alexandria, VA 22302
  • George Silis, MD 210 Points

    George Silis, MD

    Franconia Internist
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    5115 Franconia Rd Ste G
    Alexandria, VA 22310
  • Surendra Amin, MD 200 Points

    Surendra Amin, MD

    Beauregard Medical Center
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    3450 N Beauregard St
    Alexandria, VA 22302
  • Maria Lukowsky 200 Points

    Maria Lukowsky

    Dr. Maria C. Lukowsky, MD
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    6412 Beulah Street
    Suite 100
    Alexandria, VA 22310
  • Pratima Fozdar, MD 180 Points

    Pratima Fozdar, MD

    Distance: 6.86 mi
    4921 Seminary Rd Ste 117
    Alexandria, VA 22311
  • Esther Matias, MD 180 Points

    Esther Matias, MD

    Distance: 6.86 mi
    1707 Belle View Blvd Apt A2
    Alexandria, VA 22307
  • Candace Clinedinst, M.D. 170 Points

    Candace Clinedinst, M.D.

    Beauregard Medical Center, Ltd.
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    3450 N. Beauregard Street
    Alexandria, VA 22302
  • Stephanie Carter Stinson, MD 170 Points

    Stephanie Carter Stinson, MD

    MT Vernon Internal Medicine
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    8109 Hinson Farm Rd Ste 504
    Alexandria, VA 22306
  • David Gehring 150 Points

    David Gehring

    David W. Gehring, MD
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    4660 Kenmore Avenue
    Suite 604
    Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Dodd Sims 150 Points

    Dodd Sims

    Dodd Sims, MD
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    4660 Kenmore Avenue
    Suite 710
    Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Maria Asesor 150 Points

    Maria Asesor

    Maria Concepcion Asesor, MD
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    4660 Kenmore Avenue
    Suite 710
    Alexandria, VA 22304
  • David Ho, MD 130 Points

    David Ho, MD

    Chen & Ho
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    312 S Washington St Ste 6B
    Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Alan Richey, M.D. 130 Points

    Alan Richey, M.D.

    Inova Internal Medicine Old Town
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    325 S.Washington St.
    Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Joel Temme, MD 120 Points

    Joel Temme, MD

    Alexandria Internal Medicine
    Distance: 6.86 mi
    4660 Kenmore Ave Ste 525
    Alexandria, VA 22304

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