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  • John Lavin, MD 260 Points
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    John Lavin, MD

    John G Lavin, M.D.
    7600 Osler Dr ; Ste 113
    Towson, MD 21204
  • Paul Gertler, MD 140 Points

    Paul Gertler, MD

    Paul Gertler Inc
    4801 Dorsey Hall Dr
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Alan Stahl, MD 130 Points

    Alan Stahl, MD

    Ross Aleo & Stahl
    4801 Dorsey Hall Dr Ste 201B
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Saba Sheikh, MD 130 Points

    Saba Sheikh, MD

    Saba Sheikh MD & Medical
    9051 Baltimore National Pike Ste 4C
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Cheryl Leonardi, MD 110 Points

    Cheryl Leonardi, MD

    Brager Gaber & Assoc
    4801 Dorsey Hall Dr Ste 201
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Steven Geller, MD 110 Points

    Steven Geller, MD

    Primary Care Specialists Inc
    9501 Old Annapolis Rd Ste 202
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Joseph Aleo, MD 110 Points

    Joseph Aleo, MD

    Ross Aleo & Stahl
    4801 Dorsey Hall Dr Ste 201B
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Jyothi Rao, MD 110 Points

    Jyothi Rao, MD

    Ross Aleo & Stahl
    4801 Dorsey Hall Dr Ste 201B
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Nandakumar Vellanki, MD 110 Points

    Nandakumar Vellanki, MD

    9055 Chevrolet Dr Ste 100
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Cheryl Burk, MD 100 Points

    Cheryl Burk, MD

    4801 Dorsey Hall Dr Ste 201
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Farshad Dana, MD 100 Points

    Farshad Dana, MD

    3922 White Rose Way
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Warren Ross, MD 100 Points

    Warren Ross, MD

    Leton Medical Lab
    4801 Dorsey Hall Dr Ste 201
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • James Otto, MD 100 Points

    James Otto, MD

    10298B Baltimore National Pike
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Chaim Mond, MD 100 Points

    Chaim Mond, MD

    Paul Gertler Inc
    4801 Dorsey Hall Dr Ste 226
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Luke Terry Jr, MD 100 Points

    Luke Terry Jr, MD

    9055 Chevrolet Dr Ste 103
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Warren Ross

    Warren Ross

    4801 Dorsey Hall Dr Ste 201
    Ellicott City, MD 21042

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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