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Internal Medicine Physicians in San Jose, CA

  • 651 Internal Medicine Physicians found in San Jose, California
  • 14 of these Internal Medicine Physicians have disciplinary actions
  • 22 Internal Medicine Physicians that practice in San Jose also practice in 14 other cities
  • Internal Medicine Physicians in San Jose, CA have practiced medicine for an average of 26 years.

  • Internal Medicine

    175 N Jackson Ave, Suite 203 San Jose, CA 95116

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Rheumatology, Internal Medicine

    Kaiser Permanante San Francisco Medical Center, 260 International Cir, San Jose, CA 95119

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      43 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      McGill University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    2005 Naglee Ave, Suite 50 San Jose, CA 95128

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    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Regional Medical Center of San Jose
      San Jose, CA
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Education
      Odessa National Medical University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      18 Years Experience
    • Education
      Brown University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Education
      Meerut University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes Specialist

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Children's Recovery Center
      Campbell, CA
    • Education
      University of California, San Diego
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

    200 Jose Figueres Ave, Suite 325 San Jose, CA 95116

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      24 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Regional Medical Center of San Jose
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    65 Rio Robles E, Unit 3117 San Jose, CA 95134

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Cardiology

    125 N Jackson Ave, Suite 202 San Jose, CA 95116

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      41 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Regional Medical Center of San Jose
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      Dow University of Health Sciences
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    Kaiser Permanante San Francisco Medical Center, 260 International Cir, San Jose, CA 95119

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of California, San Francisco
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    175 N Jackson Ave, Suite 111 San Jose, CA 95116

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Allergy / Immunology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Practice

    Kaiser Permanante San Francisco Medical Center, 260 International Cir, San Jose, CA 95119

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      Mashhad University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • General Practice, Internal Medicine

    996 S King Rd, San Jose, CA 95116

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    2593 S King Rd, San Jose, CA 95122

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      9 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    200 Jose Figueres Ave, San Jose, CA 95116

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      26 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Regional Medical Center of San Jose
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      Delhi University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Neurology, Radiology

    3031 Tisch Way, Suite 400 San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      47 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Great-West Healthcare

    • Hospital Affiliation
      El Camino Hospital Los Gatos
      Los Gatos, CA
    • Education
      University of Rochester
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    751 S Bascom Ave, Department of Medicine San Jose, CA 95128

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

    135 N Jackson Ave, Suite 203 San Jose, CA 95116

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

    Kaiser Permanante San Francisco Medical Center, 260 International Cir, San Jose, CA 95119

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      Dr M.G.R. Medical University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    455 Oconnor Dr, Suite 290 San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      31 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
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    • Education
      Case Western Reserve University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Hematology

    Central Valley Clinic, 2425 Enborg Ln, San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      48 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Children's Recovery Center
      Campbell, CA
    • Education
      Stanford University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

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

    2081 Forest Ave, Suite 4 San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      22 Years Experience
    • Education
      NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Kweller Medical Center, 4004 Medical Pkwy, Greenville, TX 75401

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Hunt Regional Medical Center
      Greenville, TX
    • Education
      Dow University of Health Sciences
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    625 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95126

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      19 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Barbara Arons Pavilion
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      Dow University of Health Sciences
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    2520 Samaritan Dr, Suite 201 San Jose, CA 95124

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      35 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Mission Oaks Hospital
      Los Gatos, CA
    • Education
      American University of Beirut
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

    1835 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95126

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Saint Barnabas Medical Center
      Livingston, NJ
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    55 E Julian St, San Jose, CA 95112

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Barbara Arons Pavilion
      San Jose, CA
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      34 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Southern California
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      14 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Children's Recovery Center
      Campbell, CA
    • Education
      Northwestern University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine, Critical Care (Intensivists), Internal Medicine

    2101 Forest Ave, Suite 112 San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      24 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem Blue Cross
      Blue Shield of California
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Regional Medical Center of San Jose
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      McGill University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      12 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Children's Recovery Center
      Campbell, CA
    • Education
      NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    Kaiser Permanante San Francisco Medical Center, 260 International Cir, San Jose, CA 95119

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      37 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      Saint Louis University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

    Samaritan Medical Center, 2581 Samaritan Dr, San Jose, CA 95124

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      32 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      El Camino Hospital Los Gatos
      Los Gatos, CA
    • Education
      Stanford University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Dermatology, Internal Medicine

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Children's Recovery Center
      Campbell, CA
    • Education
      Duke University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

    2585 Samaritan Dr, Suite 101 San Jose, CA 95124

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      28 Years Experience
    • Education
      Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      11 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of California
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine

    Good Samaritan Hospital, 2425 Samaritan Dr, San Jose, CA 95124

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      29 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Mission Oaks Hospital
      Los Gatos, CA
    • Education
      University of California, San Francisco
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    260 Hospital Park, San Jose, CA 95119

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      47 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Chicago
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    660 Sinclair Dr, San Jose, CA 95116

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Kaiser Permanante San Francisco Medical Center, 260 International Cir, San Jose, CA 95119

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      30 Years Experience
    • Education
      Allahabad University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    101 The City Dr S, Suite 835 Orange, CA 92868

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
      San Jose, CA
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, General Practice

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      34 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Children's Recovery Center
      Campbell, CA
    • Education
      Queen Mary, University of London
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

    Kaiser Permanante San Francisco Medical Center, 260 International Cir, San Jose, CA 95119

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      17 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      George Washington University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Regional Medical Center of San Jose, 225 N Jackson Ave, San Jose, CA 95116

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      19 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Middlesex Hospital
      Middletown, CT
    • Education
      Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    Regional Medical Center of San Jose, 225 N Jackson Ave, San Jose, CA 95116

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Regional Medical Center of San Jose
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      Ohio State University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Allergy / Immunology, Internal Medicine

    Kaiser Permanante San Francisco Medical Center, 260 International Cir, San Jose, CA 95119

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      Medical University of Warsaw
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    625 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95126

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      24 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Barbara Arons Pavilion
      San Jose, CA
    • Education
      NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
    • Gender
      FEMALE
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Internal Medicine Physicians

Trending Internal Medicine Physicians
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in San Jose, CA
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  • Alexander
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  • Alvin - Burdette
  • Anderson West
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  • Barbera - Stokes
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  • Cambrian
  • Carson
  • Cassell
  • Castlemont
  • Centerwood
  • Central San Jose
  • Chaboya
  • Chantillery
  • Chapman Morse
  • Clareview
  • Clayton South
  • Coldwater
  • College Park
  • Commodore
  • Country Club
  • Country Lane
  • Country View Estate
  • Coyote
  • Crossgate
  • Deer Run
  • Del Mar
  • Doerr - Steindorf
  • Downing - Whitethorne
  • East Foothills
  • Edenvale
  • Edge
  • Estates
  • Evergreen
  • Ferrari Pinoche
  • Five Wounds
  • Florence - Nancy
  • Fowler
  • Fruitdale
  • Fruitdale College
  • Garden Alameda
  • Glenview Serenity
  • Gold Creek
  • Gordy
  • Graystone
  • Greylands
  • Guadalupe Oak Grove
  • Hellyer
  • Heritage
  • Holy Oaks
  • Horace Mann
  • Japantown
  • Joaquin Miller
  • Julian - St. James
  • Kettman - Pomeroy
  • Kooser
  • Little Portugal North
  • Little Portugal South
  • Loma Linda
  • Lone Bluff
  • Los Paseos
  • Luz
  • Magliocco - Huff
  • McKay - Ringwood
  • McKinley
  • Meadows
  • Meridian - Pedro
  • Mountain Shadows
  • Mt. Pleasant North
  • Murillo
  • Naglee Park
  • Newhall
  • Noble
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  • Orchard Creek
  • Parkview
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  • Pierce Ranch
  • Quimby
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  • Roosevelt Park
  • Rose - Sartorette
  • Rose Garden
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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.