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Find an internist in Upper Marlboro, MD 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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  • Doreen Blake, MD 410 Points

    Doreen Blake, MD

    Blake & Sloan
    1450 Mercantile Ln Ste 111
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
  • Imelda Miranda, MD 320 Points

    Imelda Miranda, MD

    7611 S Osborne Rd Ste 106
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
  • Delbert Perkins, MD 130 Points

    Delbert Perkins, MD

    9560 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 106
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
  • George Bone, MD 120 Points

    George Bone, MD

    1100 Mercantile Ln Ste 135
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
  • Gladys Heatley, MD 100 Points

    Gladys Heatley, MD

    1450 Mercantile Ln Ste 151
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
  • Carl Johnson, MD 100 Points

    Carl Johnson, MD

    Kaiser Permanente Health Care
    1221 Mercantile Ln
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
  • Ronald Wheeler, MD 100 Points

    Ronald Wheeler, MD

    Kaiser Permanente
    1221 Mercantile Ln
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
  • James Kim, MD 100 Points

    James Kim, MD

    10694 Campus Way S
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
  • Pedro Alonso, MD 100 Points

    Pedro Alonso, MD

    Distance: 6.79 mi
    1050 W Perimeter Rd, Attn: Credential Office
    Andrews Air Force Base, MD 20762
  • James Fike, MD 100 Points

    James Fike, MD

    Distance: 6.79 mi
    1050 W Perimeter Rd, Attn: Credential Office
    Andrews Air Force Base, MD 20762
  • Vimalson Monickam, MD 100 Points

    Vimalson Monickam, MD

    Distance: 8.05 mi
    7420 Marlboro Pike, Treatment Center
    District Heights, MD 20747
  • Calvert Internal Medicine Group

    Distance: 8.09 mi
    10845 Town Center Blvd.
    Suite 204
    Dunkirk, MD 20754
  • Wayne Bierbaum, MD 120 Points

    Wayne Bierbaum, MD

    Owensville Primary Care
    Distance: 8.6 mi
    134 Owensville Rd
    West River, MD 20778
  • Nelson V Benjers, MD
    530 Points

    Nelson V Benjers, MD

    Distance: 8.74 mi
    9131 Piscataway Rd # 600
    Clinton, MD 20735

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