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  • Bernard Lichtenstein, MD 220 Points
    Verified by Wellness.com

    Bernard Lichtenstein, MD

    6280 Jackson Dr
    La Mesa, CA 92119
  • Laurence Yellen, MD 150 Points

    Laurence Yellen, MD

    Cardiology Associates Medical
    5555 Reservoir Dr Ste 209
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Shari Brazinsky, MD 150 Points

    Shari Brazinsky, MD

    Pulmonary Med & Infectious
    6699 Alvarado Rd Ste 2308
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • David Chang, MD 130 Points

    David Chang, MD

    Alvarado Medical Group Inc
    6386 Alvarado Ct Ste 310
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Daniel Hiser, MD 130 Points

    Daniel Hiser, MD

    6719 Alvarado Rd Ste 205
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • John Marino III, MD 120 Points

    John Marino III, MD

    Alvarado Medical Group Inc
    6386 Alvarado Ct Ste 310
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Murray Kornblit, MD 110 Points

    Murray Kornblit, MD

    Alvarado Medical Group Inc
    6386 Alvarado Ct Ste 310
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Lucy Miller, MD 110 Points

    Lucy Miller, MD

    5555 Reservoir Dr Ste 207
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Marvin Weiss, MD 110 Points

    Marvin Weiss, MD

    Southern CA Permanente Med Grp
    4647 Zion Ave
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Karl SUN, MD 110 Points

    Karl SUN, MD

    5555 Reservoir Drive, Suite 112
    Suite 112
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Fred Corey, MD 100 Points

    Fred Corey, MD

    Alvarado Medical Group Inc
    6386 Alvarado Ct Ste 310
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Bennett Shiller, MD 100 Points

    Bennett Shiller, MD

    Alvarado Medical Group Inc
    6386 Alvarado Ct Ste 310
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Dennis Amundson, DO 100 Points

    Dennis Amundson, DO

    4647 Zion Ave
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Frank Stella, MD 100 Points

    Frank Stella, MD

    Balboa Nephrology Med Grp Inc
    5555 Reservoir Dr Ste 207
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Paul Braun Jr, MD 100 Points

    Paul Braun Jr, MD

    4405 Vandever Ave
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Elaine Gertser, MD 100 Points

    Elaine Gertser, MD

    Elaine Gertser Inc
    6367 Alvarado Ct Ste 101
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Steven Golbus, MD 100 Points

    Steven Golbus, MD

    Kaiser Permanente
    4647 Zion Ave Dept Im
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Alex Kay, MD 100 Points

    Alex Kay, MD

    Kaiser Permanente
    4647 Zion Ave Ste 2
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Kevin Murray, MD 100 Points

    Kevin Murray, MD

    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care
    4647 Zion Ave
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Jonathan Siegel, MD 100 Points

    Jonathan Siegel, MD

    Kaiser Permanente
    4647 Zion Ave, Dept Of Internal Med
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Michael Keller, MD 100 Points

    Michael Keller, MD

    5555 Reservoir Dr Ste 202
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Rabia Khan, MD 100 Points

    Rabia Khan, MD

    Khan Medical Practice
    5555 Reservoir Dr Ste 314
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Thomas Kuncik, MD 100 Points

    Thomas Kuncik, MD

    4647 Zion Ave, Kaiser Permanente
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Andrew Lai Jr, MD 100 Points

    Andrew Lai Jr, MD

    4405 Vandever Ave, Scpmg -Primary Care
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Larry Emdur, DO 100 Points

    Larry Emdur, DO

    Larry I Emdur Inc
    5555 Reservoir Dr Ste 201
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Edward Federman, MD 100 Points

    Edward Federman, MD

    Pulmonary Med & Infectious
    6699 Alvarado Rd Ste 2308
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Akther Kotha, MD 100 Points

    Akther Kotha, MD

    Purushotham & Akther Kotha Inc
    5555 Reservoir Dr Ste 309
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • David Quon, MD 100 Points

    David Quon, MD

    6386 Alvarado Ct Ste 310
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Stanley Salinda, MD 100 Points

    Stanley Salinda, MD

    4405 Vandever Ave
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Daniel Collins, MD 100 Points

    Daniel Collins, MD

    Southern CA Permanente Med Grp
    4647 Zion Ave
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Bernard Michlin, MD 90 Points

    Bernard Michlin, MD

    6367 Alvarado Ct Ste 200
    San Diego, CA 92120

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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