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Internal Medicine Physicians in Sacramento, CA

  • 790 Internal Medicine Physicians found in Sacramento, California
  • 16 of these Internal Medicine Physicians have disciplinary actions
  • 40 Internal Medicine Physicians that practice in Sacramento also practice in 28 other cities
  • Internal Medicine Physicians in Sacramento, CA have practiced medicine for an average of 25 years.

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  • Internal Medicine

    Sutter Medical Group, 1020 29th St, Suite 480 Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      22 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Humana

    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Memorial Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      University of Vermont
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center, 6600 Bruceville Rd, Sacramento, CA 95823

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      12 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Mercy Medical Group, 3160 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      24 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Mercy General Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      University of Texas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    UC Davis Medical Center, 2315 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817

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

    Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center, 2025 Morse Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      37 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      University of Washington
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes Specialist, Internal Medicine

    1020 29th St, Suite 270 Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa
      Santa Rosa, CA
    • Education
      Dartmouth Medical School
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Critical Care (Intensivists), Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

    77 Cadillac Dr, Suite 210 Sacramento, CA 95825

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      30 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Cigna
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Mercy General Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      University of Health Sciences, Lahore
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center, 2025 Morse Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      14 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1020 29th St, Suite 550 Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Great-West Healthcare
    • Education
      University of Alexandria
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

    Mercy Medical Group, 3000 Q St, Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      21 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Mercy General Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Critical Care (Intensivists), Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine

    Mercy Medical Group, 3000 Q St, Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Mercy General Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Dow University of Health Sciences
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    2801 K St, Suite 520 Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      16 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Humana
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa
      Santa Rosa, CA
    • Education
      King Edward Medical University (KEMU)
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center, 2025 Morse Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Ain Shams University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    UC Davis Medical Center, 4150 V St, Sacramento, CA 95817

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      18 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      UC Davis Medical Center
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Ross University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center, 2025 Morse Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    Mercy Medical Group, 3160 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      22 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Mercy General Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Dow University of Health Sciences
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    4150 V St, Suite 3400 Sacramento, CA 95817

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

    Mercy General Hospital, 4001 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      10 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Mercy General Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Oregon Health & Science University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Mercy Medical Group, 3160 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      40 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Mercy General Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      University of Iowa
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Critical Care (Intensivists), Pulmonary Disease

    UC Davis Medical Center, 2315 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      36 Years Experience
    • Education
      Medical University of South Carolina
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1201 Alhambra Blvd, Suite 220 Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      46 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Memorial Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      University of Maryland
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    87 Scripps Dr, Suite 114 Sacramento, CA 95825

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Roseville
      Roseville, CA
    • Education
      Kabul Medical University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Endocrinology

    4860 Y St, Suite B0400 Sacramento, CA 95817

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      8 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
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    • Education
      University of Southern California
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Mercy Medical Group, 3160 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Mercy San Juan Medical Center
      Carmichael, CA
    • Education
      Gujarat University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Radiology

    University of California Medical Center, 4860 Y St, Suite 3100 Sacramento, CA 95817

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Independence Blue Cross

    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Memorial Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Temple University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    2801 K St, Suite 520 Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      22 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
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    • Education
      Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Endocrinology

    Mercy Medical Group, 4400 Duckhorn Dr, Suite 100 Sacramento, CA 95834

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Humana
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sierra Vista Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Thomas Jefferson University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    5025 J St, Suite 201 Sacramento, CA 95819

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      28 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa
      Santa Rosa, CA
    • Education
      Far Eastern University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes Specialist

    7600 Hospital Dr, Suite C Sacramento, CA 95823

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      17 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
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    • Education
      Dow University of Health Sciences
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    4150 V St, Suite 3500 Sacramento, CA 95817

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      13 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Hawaii
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
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    • Education
      University of Hawaii
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    3941 J St, Suite 354 Sacramento, CA 95819

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      35 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa
      Santa Rosa, CA
    • Education
      Tufts University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    Sacramento Gastroenterology, 3941 J St, Suite 450 Sacramento, CA 95819

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      37 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa
      Santa Rosa, CA
    • Education
      University of Cape Town
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center, 2025 Morse Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      37 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Emory University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    UC Davis Medical Center, 4150 V St, Suite 3116 Sacramento, CA 95817

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      8 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Wisconsin
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

    5301 F St, Suite 207 Sacramento, CA 95819

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      48 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Cigna
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Mercy General Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Indiana University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    Regional Cardiology Associates, 3941 J St, Suite 260 Sacramento, CA 95819

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

    UC Davis Medical Center, 4150 V St, Sacramento, CA 95817

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      29 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Memorial Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Northwestern University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    77 Cadillac Dr, Suite 130 Sacramento, CA 95825

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      18 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Memorial Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Lucknow University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Emanuel Medical Center, 825 Delbon Ave, Turlock, CA 95382

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      16 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Memorial Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Rajasthan University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center, 6600 Bruceville Rd, Sacramento, CA 95823

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      30 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      University of California
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Critical Care (Intensivists), Pulmonary Disease, Hospitalist

    4150 V St, Suite 3400 Sacramento, CA 95817

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      18 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Wisconsin
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Internal Medicine

    5440 Laurel Hills Dr, Sacramento, CA 95841

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      46 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Woodland Memorial Hospital
      Woodland, CA
    • Education
      King Edward Medical University (KEMU)
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

    5301 F St, Suite 117 Sacramento, CA 95819

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      35 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Memorial Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      University of Michigan
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hematology, Hospitalist

    3555 Stagg Dr, Beaumont, TX 77701

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      14 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa
      Santa Rosa, CA
    • Education
      Kerala University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    General Medicine, 4150 V St, Suite 2400 Sacramento, CA 95817

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
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    • Education
      University of California, San Francisco
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

    500 University Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      36 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Methodist Hospital of Sacramento
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      Georgetown University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine

    5501 Power Inn Rd, Suite 140 Sacramento, CA 95820

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      17 Years Experience
    • Education
      Tel Aviv University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine

    UC Davis Medical Center, 4150 V St, Sacramento, CA 95817

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      24 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    2801 K St, Suite 520 Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Unicare
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa
      Santa Rosa, CA
    • Education
      Dr M.G.R. Medical University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

    Mercy Medical Group, 3160 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Mercy General Hospital
      Sacramento, CA
    • Education
      University of the Philippines
    • Gender
      MALE
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Internal Medicine Physicians

Trending Internal Medicine Physicians
in Sacramento, CA
Neighborhoods
in Sacramento, CA
  • Alkali Flat
  • Anatolia Village
  • Arden - Arcade
  • Arden Cove
  • Arden Manor
  • Arden Oaks
  • Arden Oaks Vista
  • Arden Park Vista
  • Ashton Park Estates
  • Bellview Village
  • Bine't Woods
  • Birch Ranches
  • Brittany Park
  • Broadmoor Estates
  • Cannon Industrial Park
  • Central Sacramento
  • Churchill Downs
  • Cloud Nine
  • Cottonwood Country
  • Country Club Vista
  • Country Park South
  • Countryside
  • Cresleigh Ranch
  • Curtis Park
  • Del Paso Heights
  • Dierks Ranch
  • Drayton Heights
  • East Del Paso Heights
  • East Roseville Parkway
  • East Sacramento
  • Elmhurst
  • Emerald Creek
  • Evergreen Commons
  • Fairgrounds
  • Florin
  • Franciscan Woods
  • Fruitridge Manor
  • Gateway Center
  • Gateway West
  • Gigi Place
  • Gold River
  • Golf Course Terrace
  • Hurley Place
  • Johnson Heights
  • Johnston Business Park
  • Jordan Estates
  • Kirkland Place
  • La Riviera
  • Laguna Creek Ranch East
  • Larchmont Chardonnay
  • Little Pocket
  • Loretta Terraces
  • Madison Villa Estates
  • Mansion Flats
  • Mariemont
  • Mather
  • Meadowview
  • Med Center
  • Metro Center
  • Midtown
  • Mira Loma Estates
  • Natomas Creek
  • Natomas Crossing
  • Natomas Park
  • North City Farms
  • North Highlands
  • North Oak Park
  • North Sacramento
  • Northgate
  • Norwood Estates
  • Nottingham Road
  • Oak Creek Estates
  • Old North Sacramento
  • Packard Bell
  • Parkway
  • Parkway - South Sacramento
  • Pocket
  • Point West
  • Professional Village
  • Randy Wagaman
  • Richardson Village
  • Rio Del Oro
  • River Gardens
  • Robbins Village
  • Robla
  • Rosemont
  • Rosemont Park
  • Shasta Garden
  • Sierra Fair
  • Sierra Oaks
  • Sierra Oaks Vista
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  • Silver Meadows
  • Silver Springs
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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.