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Find an internist in Decatur, AL 35601 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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  • Michael Putman, MD 120 Points

    Michael Putman, MD

    East Morgan Health Ctr
    PO Box 5749
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • Timothy Weirich, MD 120 Points

    Timothy Weirich, MD

    Internal Medicine Specialist
    1215 7th St SE Ste 240
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • William Bush, MD 100 Points

    William Bush, MD

    1874 Beltline Rd SW, 1874 Beltline Rd SW
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • Steven Chandler, MD 100 Points

    Steven Chandler, MD

    1205 Medical Dr SE
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • Patrick Harris, MD, IMG 100 Points

    Patrick Harris, MD, IMG

    Inf Dis Svcs Of Decatur
    1501 7th St Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • Russell Barr, MD 100 Points

    Russell Barr, MD

    Internal Medicine Specialist
    1215 7th St SE Ste 240
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • Michael Riehl, MD 100 Points

    Michael Riehl, MD

    Marshall County Internal Med
    1941 Patterson St SW
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • James Hunter Jr, MD 100 Points

    James Hunter Jr, MD

    Medical Park Spec Ctr
    1115 Somerville Rd SE
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • Dyrc Sibrans, MD 100 Points

    Dyrc Sibrans, MD

    1215 7th St SE Ste 240
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • William Whitley, MD 60 Points

    William Whitley, MD

    1215 7th St SE Ste 240
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • Decatur General Hospital

    1201 7th St Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • Arthur Hennigan, MD, FACP

    Arthur Hennigan, MD, FACP

    Decatur Internal Medicine Associates
    1310 14th Avenue SouthEast
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • Gordon Telepun, MD

    Gordon Telepun, MD

    Decatur Plastic Surgery
    1206 Somerville Rd Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • James Gifford

    James Gifford

    1215 7th St SE Ste 220 Nephrology North Alabama
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • Reginald Gladish

    Reginald Gladish

    1215 7th St SE Ste 220
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • Charles Prickett, MD

    Charles Prickett, MD

    1501 7th St Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • Dyrc Sibrans, MD

    Dyrc Sibrans, MD

    1215 7th St Se
    Decatur, AL 35601
  • William Stone, DO, MD

    William Stone, DO, MD

    2106 Stratford Pl Se
    Decatur, AL 35601

Nearby Cities

Hartselle (11.56 mi)
Athens (13.62 mi)
Madison (14.83 mi)
Huntsville (24.16 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


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 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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