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Find an internist in Richmond, VA 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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  • Sheila Garris Wallace, MD 570 Points

    Richmond Primary Care
    1800 Glenside Dr
    101
    Richmond, VA 23226
  • Beth Du, MD 470 Points

    Associated Internists
    5855 Bremo Rd Ste 403
    Richmond, VA 23226
  • George Brengel, MD 420 Points

    Commonwealth Internal Medicine Associates
    9220 Forest Hill Ave Ste A1
    Richmond, VA 23235
  • Brenda Ray, MD 350 Points

    Dr Ray & Assoc
    7660 E Parham Rd Ste 205
    Richmond, VA 23294
  • Elizabeth Crognale, MD 320 Points

    Premier Health Care Assoc
    7702 E Parham Rd Ste 101
    Richmond, VA 23294
  • Stanley Furman, MD 310 Points

    Virginia Health Source
    5855 Bremo Rd Ste 303
    Richmond, VA 23226
  • John Daniel III, MD 310 Points

    Virginia Physicians
    7702 E Parham Rd Ste 205, Virginia Physicians Inc
    Richmond, VA 23294
  • Warren Koontz, MD 270 Points

    Henrico Internists Inc
    8923 Three Chopt Rd Ste 101
    Richmond, VA 23229
  • Marie Tiedemann, MD 200 Points

    2300 East Parham Rd
    Richmond, VA 23228
  • James Sutherland, MD 180 Points

    Arthritis Specialists Ltd
    900 N Hamilton St
    Richmond, VA 23221
  • Robert Turner, MD 180 Points

    Rose & Turner
    7605 Forest Ave Ste 100
    Richmond, VA 23229
  • Michael Mandel, MD 170 Points

    Associated Internists
    Ste 403, 5855 Bremo Road
    Richmond, VA 23226
  • Martin Starkman, MD 170 Points

    Martin T Starkman Ltd
    7603 Forest Ave Ste 303
    Richmond, VA 23229
  • Iraj Mirshahi, DO 170 Points

    5855 Bremo Rd Ste 102
    Richmond, VA 23226
  • Colette Moussalli, MD 170 Points

    7110 Forest Ave Ste 101
    Richmond, VA 23226
  • Michael Strachan, MD 170 Points

    Premier Health Care Assoc
    7702 E Parham Rd Ste 101
    Richmond, VA 23294
  • Robert Bedinger Jr, MD 170 Points

    VA Physicians
    6900 Forest Avenue
    300
    Richmond, VA 23230
  • Walter Hendrix, MD 160 Points

    2201 Grove Ave
    Richmond, VA 23220
  • Sidney Jones III, MD 160 Points

    Medical Specialists Inc
    7229 Forest Ave Ste 109
    Richmond, VA 23226
  • Nicholas Tulou, MD 150 Points

    Internal Medicine Assoc Of VA
    5855 Bremo Rd Ste 207
    Richmond, VA 23226
  • George Meyerhoff, MD 150 Points

    5855 Bremo Rd Ste 208
    Richmond, VA 23226

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