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Find an internist in Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 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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  • Robert Dodson, MD 100 Points

    Cape Girardeau Physician Associates
    3250 Gordonville Rd Ste 301
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Michael Jedlinski, MD 100 Points

    Cape Girardeau Physician Associates
    3250 Gordonville Rd Ste 301
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Donald Edwards, MD 100 Points

    760 S Kingshighway St Ste C
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Trygve Honaas, MD 100 Points

    Gastroenterology Of Cape Girar
    68 Doctors Park
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Celia Chan, MD 100 Points

    Hematology Oncology Assoc
    60 Doctors Park
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Louis Kouo, MD 100 Points

    Louis Kouo, MD - Gastroenterology
    3117 Blattner Drive
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Michael Critchlow, MD 100 Points

    Mississippi Valley Allergy
    23 Doctors Park
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Charles De Felice, MD 100 Points

    Physician's Regional Network
    21 Doctors Park
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • John Russell, MD 100 Points

    Prn Urgent Care
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Stanley Sides, MD 100 Points

    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Pavol Hnilica, MD 100 Points

    St Francis Medical Ctr
    211 Saint Francis Dr
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Devika Nagaraj, MD 100 Points

    St Francis Medical Ctr
    211 Saint Francis Dr
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • William Graham, MD 100 Points

    St John'S Internal Medicine
    3250 Gordonville Rd Ste 301
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Philip Taylor, MD 80 Points

    Cape Girardeau Physician Associates
    3250 Gordonville Rd Ste 301
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Deborah Price, DO 20 Points

    Cape Girardeau Physician Associates
    3250 Gordonville Rd Ste 301
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Stanley Sides

    3250 Gordonville Rd Ste 301
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

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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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