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  • Jalal Saied, MD 210 Points

    Jalal Saied, MD

    x'cel primary care
    6228 oxon hill
    oxon hill, MD 20745
  • Sylvester Okonkwo, MD 170 Points

    Sylvester Okonkwo, MD

    6192 Oxon Hill Rd Ste 507
    Oxon Hill, MD 20745
  • Buari Osman, MD 110 Points

    Buari Osman, MD

    Nca Nephrology Assoc
    6192 Oxon Hill Rd Ste 409
    Oxon Hill, MD 20745
  • Sisom Osia, MD 100 Points

    Sisom Osia, MD

    6192 Oxon Hill Rd Ste 500
    Oxon Hill, MD 20745
  • Charles Colao, MD 100 Points

    Charles Colao, MD

    Distance: 2.49 mi
    3710 Riviera St Ste 2D
    Temple Hills, MD 20748
  • Anthony Boakye, MD 100 Points

    Anthony Boakye, MD

    Kaiser Permanente Health Care
    Distance: 2.49 mi
    6104 Old Branch Ave
    Temple Hills, MD 20748
  • Laurie Duncan, MD 100 Points

    Laurie Duncan, MD

    Kaiser Permanente Health Care
    Distance: 2.49 mi
    6104 Old Branch Ave, Camp Springs Medical Cente
    Temple Hills, MD 20748
  • Elizabeth Schultz, MD 100 Points

    Elizabeth Schultz, MD

    Kaiser Permanente Health Care
    Distance: 2.49 mi
    6104 Old Branch Ave, Kaiser Permanente
    Temple Hills, MD 20748
  • Massoud Nemati, MD 100 Points

    Massoud Nemati, MD

    North Florida Surgeons
    Distance: 2.49 mi
    3611 Branch Ave Ste 407
    Temple Hills, MD 20748
  • Roberto Castrence, MD 100 Points

    Roberto Castrence, MD

    Roberto S Castrence Pa
    Distance: 2.49 mi
    4302 Saint Barnabas Rd Ste B
    Temple Hills, MD 20748
  • Narita Surana, MD 100 Points

    Narita Surana, MD

    Distance: 2.49 mi
    6104 Old Branch Ave, Kaiser Permanente-Camp Spr
    Temple Hills, MD 20748
  • Mohammad Taleghani, MD 100 Points

    Mohammad Taleghani, MD

    Taleghani & Assoc
    Distance: 2.49 mi
    4467 Old Branch Ave Ste 201
    Temple Hills, MD 20748
  • Matthew Haden, MD
    730 Points

    Matthew Haden, MD

    Modern Mobile Medicine
    Distance: 3.08 mi
    2201 Mt Vernon Avenue
    105
    Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Laraine Field, MD 330 Points

    Laraine Field, MD

    Yang Lukowsky & Dietz
    Distance: 3.08 mi
    6412 Beulah St
    Alexandria, VA 22310

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