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Gallup (23.98 mi)

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87305 (3) (23.98 mi)
87301 (11) (24.78 mi)
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  • Donald Bedingfeld, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 23.98 mi
    650 Vanden Bosch Pkwy, Of Gallup
    Gallup, NM 87301
  • James Whitfield, MD 100 Points

    Cibola Medical Foundation
    Distance: 23.98 mi
    1900 Redrock Dr
    Gallup, NM 87301
  • Terrence Sloan, MD 100 Points

    Dept Of Internal Med
    Distance: 23.98 mi
    PO Box 1337
    Gallup, NM 87305
  • Frederic Held, MD 100 Points

    Gallup Indian Medical Ctr
    Distance: 23.98 mi
    PO Box 1337
    Gallup, NM 87305
  • Jonathan Iralu, MD 100 Points

    Gallup Indian Medical Ctr
    Distance: 23.98 mi
    516 Nizhoni Blvd, Gallup Indian Med Ctr
    Gallup, NM 87301
  • Thomas Robinson, MD 100 Points

    Geisinger Medical Group
    Distance: 23.98 mi
    1900 Redrock Dr
    Gallup, NM 87301
  • John Leslie, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 23.98 mi
    516 Nizhoni Blvd, Gallup Indian Med Ctr
    Gallup, NM 87301
  • Catherine Radovich, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 23.98 mi
    516 Nizhoni Blvd, Gallup Indian Medical Cntr
    Gallup, NM 87301
  • Jay Dykstra, MD 100 Points

    Rehoboth Mc Kinley Clinic
    Distance: 23.98 mi
    1900 Redrock Dr
    Gallup, NM 87301
  • Gerald Robertson, MD 100 Points

    Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Services-College Clinic
    Distance: 23.98 mi
    2111 College Road, P.O. Box 2167
    Gallup, NM 87301
  • Donald Horney, MD 100 Points

    Rehoboth Mckinley Health Clnc
    Distance: 23.98 mi
    PO Box 218
    Gallup, NM 87305
  • Anandan Swaminathan, MD, IMG 100 Points

    Suite-B
    Distance: 23.98 mi
    501 Nizhoni Blvd Ste B
    Gallup, NM 87301
  • Gwendolyn Wilson, PA-C 50 Points

    Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Services-College Clinic
    Distance: 23.98 mi
    2111 College Road, P.O. Box 2167
    Gallup, NM 87301
  • Jay Dykstra, MD

    Distance: 23.98 mi
    2111 College Dr
    Gallup, NM 87301

Nearby Cities

Gallup (23.98 mi)

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.


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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