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  • Kerry Friesen, MD
    400 Points

    Kerry Friesen, MD

    The Center for Genomics and Mind-Body Medicine
    7030 Lee Hwy
    201
    Chattanooga, TN 37421
  • Charles Crump Jr, MD 340 Points

    Charles Crump Jr, MD

    Diagnostic Center
    2205 McCallie Ave, Diagnostic Ctr
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • 160 Points

    Beacon Health Alliance Pc

    725 Glenwood Dr
    Suite 480e
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • David Collins, DO, MD 150 Points

    David Collins, DO, MD

    Associates In Gastroenterology
    725 Glenwood Dr Ste 487
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • Paul Lawrence, MD 150 Points

    Paul Lawrence, MD

    Gunbarrel Medical Ctr
    1720 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 110, Chattanooga Primary Care
    Chattanooga, TN 37421
  • Arlene Donowitz, MD 150 Points

    Arlene Donowitz, MD

    Laramore-Heinsohn-Donowitz
    605 Glenwood Dr Ste 404
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • John Laramore, MD 140 Points

    John Laramore, MD

    Internal Medicine
    605 Glenwood Dr Ste 404
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • Mary Hammock, MD 130 Points

    Mary Hammock, MD

    Beacon Health Alliance
    2501 Citico Ave Ste 300
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • Richard Peters, MD 130 Points

    Richard Peters, MD

    Beacon Health Alliance
    1751 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 100
    Chattanooga, TN 37421
  • David Alvarez, MD 120 Points

    David Alvarez, MD

    979 E 3rd St Ste C0620
    Chattanooga, TN 37403
  • AnneSofie Dubeck 120 Points

    AnneSofie Dubeck

    AnneSofie Dubeck, MD
    2205 McCallie Ave
    Ste 200
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • Selmon Franklin III, MD 120 Points

    Selmon Franklin III, MD

    Diagnostic Center
    2205 McCallie Ave
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • Monica Gefter, MD 120 Points

    Monica Gefter, MD

    979 E 3rd St Ste 1001
    Chattanooga, TN 37403
  • William Craig, DO 110 Points

    William Craig, DO

    Arthritis Associates
    605 Glenwood Dr Ste 100
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • John Paty Jr, MD 110 Points

    John Paty Jr, MD

    Arthritis Associates
    605 Glenwood Dr Ste 100
    Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • Winston Caine Jr, MD 110 Points

    Winston Caine Jr, MD

    Associates-Internal Medicine
    979 E 3rd St Ste C0620
    Chattanooga, TN 37403
  • David Phillips, MD 110 Points

    David Phillips, MD

    Associates-Internal Medicine
    979 E 3rd St Ste C620
    Chattanooga, TN 37403

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