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Internal Medicine Physicians in Berkeley, CA

  • 182 Internal Medicine Physicians found in Berkeley, California
  • 1 of these Internal Medicine Physicians have disciplinary actions
  • 24 Internal Medicine Physicians that practice in Berkeley also practice in 12 other cities
  • Internal Medicine Physicians in Berkeley, CA have practiced medicine for an average of 29 years.

  • Internal Medicine

    1510 4th St, Suite 1 Berkeley, CA 94710

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      12 Years Experience
    • Education
      Oregon Health & Science University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Critical Care (Intensivists), Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine

    Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus, 2450 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      44 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek Campus
      Walnut Creek, CA
    • Education
      Case Western Reserve University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1510 4th St, Suite 1 Berkeley, CA 94710

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      17 Years Experience
    • Education
      Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Bihar University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1510 4th St, Suite 1 Berkeley, CA 94710

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Education
      Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    2222 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    2450 Ashby Ave, Suite 2770 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      43 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      University of California, San Francisco
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1524 Fairview St, Berkeley, CA 94703

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hematology, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

    Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Herrick Campus Skilled Nursing Facility, 2001 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      21 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      Delhi University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Family Practice, Internal Medicine

    Sonoma County Indian Health, 144 Stony Point Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      45 Years Experience
    • Education
      Stanford University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    2999 Regent St, Suite 425 Berkeley, CA 94705

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      19 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      St George's University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1510 4th St, Suite 1 Berkeley, CA 94710

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      10 Years Experience
    • Education
      Creighton University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    2999 Regent St, Suite 425 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Great-West Healthcare
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      University of Texas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    2905 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      41 Years Experience
    • Education
      Drexel University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Public Health Medicine

    2222 Bancroft Way, Suite 4300 Berkeley, CA 94720

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      16 Years Experience
    • Education
      Yale University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3000 Colby St, Suite 200 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      28 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1510 4th St, Suite 1 Berkeley, CA 94710

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      19 Years Experience
    • Education
      Addis Ababa University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    2450 Ashby Ave, Room 1002 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      17 Years Experience
    • Education
      Yeshiva University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1 Bolivar Dr, Berkeley, CA 94710

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      65 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Providence Pavilion
      Oakland, CA
    • Education
      Tufts University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Family Practice

    Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Herrick Campus Skilled Nursing Facility, 2001 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      22 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      University of Missouri - Kansas City
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Infectious Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus, 2450 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Scripps Mercy Hospital - Chula Vista
      Chula Vista, CA
    • Education
      Georgetown University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3260 Sacramento St, Berkeley, CA 94702

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      51 Years Experience
    • Education
      Universitaet Basel
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    1510 4th St, Suite 1 Berkeley, CA 94710

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Virginia
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Hematology / Oncology, Internal Medicine

    Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Herrick Campus Skilled Nursing Facility, 2001 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      35 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus
      Oakland, CA
    • Education
      Tufts University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    2999 Regent St, Suite 425 Berkeley, CA 94705

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      14 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus, 2450 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Northbay Vacavalley Hospital
      Vacaville, CA
    • Education
      Indiana University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

    1510 4th St, Suite 1 Berkeley, CA 94710

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of California, San Francisco
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1510 4th St, Suite 1 Berkeley, CA 94710

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease

    3000 Colby St, Suite 106 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      18 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus
      Oakland, CA
    • Education
      University of Washington
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

    3260 Sacramento St, Berkeley, CA 94702

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      29 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

    2999 Regent St, Suite 626 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Education
      Tulane University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1650 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      39 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      University of California, San Francisco
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

    25 Oak Ridge Rd, Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1650 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      University of California
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

    Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Herrick Campus Skilled Nursing Facility, 2001 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      53 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      Harvard University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    2435 Webster St, Suite D Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      58 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Great-West Healthcare
      see more…
    • Education
      University of Iowa
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    2905 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      32 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus
      Oakland, CA
    • Education
      De La Salle University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    2450 Ashby Ave, Room 1002 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      18 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Wisconsin
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3031 Telegraph Ave, Suite 217 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      University of Missouri - Kansas City
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    2500 Milvia St, Suite 214 Berkeley, CA 94704

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      23 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      University of California, San Francisco
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus, 2450 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      10 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek Campus
      Walnut Creek, CA
    • Education
      St George's University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    2450 Ashby Ave, Suite 2737 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      16 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek Campus
      Walnut Creek, CA
    • Education
      University of Texas
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Nephrology, Internal Medicine

    2905 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      44 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus
      Oakland, CA
    • Education
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3000 Colby St, Suite 200 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      24 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      University of California, San Diego
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1510 4th St, Suite 1 Berkeley, CA 94710

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      19 Years Experience
    • Education
      NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

    2450 Ashby Ave, Suite 2785 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      45 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      Columbia University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Family Practice

    2222 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Southern California
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

    2850 Telegraph Ave, Suite 140 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      42 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
      Berkeley, CA
    • Education
      Rosalind Franklin University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    2450 Ashby Ave, Room 1002 Berkeley, CA 94705

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine

    1541 Keoncrest Dr, Berkeley, CA 94702

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3260 Sacramento St, Berkeley, CA 94702

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      10 Years Experience
    • Education
      Johns Hopkins University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
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Internal Medicine

A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs. Adolescent Medicine An internist who specializes in adolescent medicine is a multi-disciplinary health care specialist trained in the unique physical, psychological, and social characteristics of adolescents, their health care problems and needs.
Cardiovascular Disease
An internist who specializes in diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels and manages complex cardiac conditions such as heart attacks and life-threatening, abnormal heartbeat rhythms.
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
A field of special interest within the subspecialty of cardiovascular disease which involves intricate technical procedures to evaluate heart rhythms and determine appropriate treatment for them.
Clinical & Laboratory Immunology
An internist who uses laboratory tests and complex procedures to diagnose and treat disorders characterized by defective responses of the body's immune system.
Critical Care Medicine
An internist who diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff, and other specialists.
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
An internist who concentrates on disorders of the internal (endocrine) glands such as the thyroid and adrenal glands. This specialist also deals with disorders such as diabetes, metabolic and nutritional disorders, pituitary diseases, and menstrual and sexual problems.
Gastroenterology
An internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to see internal organs.
Geriatric Medicine
An internist with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital.
Hematology
An internist with additional training who specializes in diseases of the blood, spleen, and lymph glands. This specialist treats conditions such as anemia, clotting disorders, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, leukemia, and lymphoma.
Infectious Disease
An internist who deals with infectious diseases of all types and in all organs. Conditions requiring selective use of antibiotics call for this special skill. This physician often diagnoses and treats AIDS patients and patients with fevers which have not been explained. Infectious disease specialists may also have expertise in preventive medicine and conditions associated with travel.
Interventional Cardiology
An area of medicine within the subspecialty of cardiology which uses specialized imaging and other diagnostic techniques to evaluate blood flow and pressure in the coronary arteries and chambers of the heart and technical procedures and medications to treat abnormalities that impair the function of the heart.
Medical Oncology
An internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. This specialist decides on and administers chemotherapy for malignancy, as well as consulting with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer.
Nephrology
An internist who treats disorders of the kidney, high blood pressure, fluid and mineral balance, and dialysis of body wastes when the kidneys do not function. This specialist consults with surgeons about kidney transplantation.
Pulmonary Disease
An internist who treats disease of the lungs and airways. The pulmonologist diagnoses and treats cancer, pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma, occupational diseases, bronchitis, sleep disorders, emphysema, and other complex disorders of the lungs.
Rheumatology
An internist who treats diseases of joints, muscle, bones, and tendons. This specialist diagnoses and treats arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries, and "collagen" diseases.
Sports Medicine
An internist trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.

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Internal Medicine

A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs. Adolescent Medicine An internist who specializes in adolescent medicine is a multi-disciplinary health care specialist trained in the unique physical, psychological, and social characteristics of adolescents, their health care problems and needs.
Cardiovascular Disease
An internist who specializes in diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels and manages complex cardiac conditions such as heart attacks and life-threatening, abnormal heartbeat rhythms.
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
A field of special interest within the subspecialty of cardiovascular disease which involves intricate technical procedures to evaluate heart rhythms and determine appropriate treatment for them.
Clinical & Laboratory Immunology
An internist who uses laboratory tests and complex procedures to diagnose and treat disorders characterized by defective responses of the body's immune system.
Critical Care Medicine
An internist who diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff, and other specialists.
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
An internist who concentrates on disorders of the internal (endocrine) glands such as the thyroid and adrenal glands. This specialist also deals with disorders such as diabetes, metabolic and nutritional disorders, pituitary diseases, and menstrual and sexual problems.
Gastroenterology
An internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to see internal organs.
Geriatric Medicine
An internist with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital.
Hematology
An internist with additional training who specializes in diseases of the blood, spleen, and lymph glands. This specialist treats conditions such as anemia, clotting disorders, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, leukemia, and lymphoma.
Infectious Disease
An internist who deals with infectious diseases of all types and in all organs. Conditions requiring selective use of antibiotics call for this special skill. This physician often diagnoses and treats AIDS patients and patients with fevers which have not been explained. Infectious disease specialists may also have expertise in preventive medicine and conditions associated with travel.
Interventional Cardiology
An area of medicine within the subspecialty of cardiology which uses specialized imaging and other diagnostic techniques to evaluate blood flow and pressure in the coronary arteries and chambers of the heart and technical procedures and medications to treat abnormalities that impair the function of the heart.
Medical Oncology
An internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. This specialist decides on and administers chemotherapy for malignancy, as well as consulting with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer.
Nephrology
An internist who treats disorders of the kidney, high blood pressure, fluid and mineral balance, and dialysis of body wastes when the kidneys do not function. This specialist consults with surgeons about kidney transplantation.
Pulmonary Disease
An internist who treats disease of the lungs and airways. The pulmonologist diagnoses and treats cancer, pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma, occupational diseases, bronchitis, sleep disorders, emphysema, and other complex disorders of the lungs.
Rheumatology
An internist who treats diseases of joints, muscle, bones, and tendons. This specialist diagnoses and treats arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries, and "collagen" diseases.
Sports Medicine
An internist trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.