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Internal Medicine Physicians in Kansas City, MO

  • 447 Internal Medicine Physicians found in Kansas City, Missouri
  • None of these Internal Medicine Physicians have disciplinary actions
  • 25 Internal Medicine Physicians that practice in Kansas City also practice in 10 other cities
  • Internal Medicine Physicians in Kansas City, MO have practiced medicine for an average of 28 years.

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in Kansas City


  • Internal Medicine

    6675 Holmes Rd, Suite 550 Kansas City, MO 64131

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      23 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Humana
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Heartland Regional Medical Center
      Saint Joseph, MO
    • Education
      University of Peshawar
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    4401 Wornall Rd, 5th Floor Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Diagnostic Radiology

    Saint Luke's Hospital, 4401 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      32 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      University of Karachi
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill, 2301 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      19 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Children's Mercy South
      Olathe, KS
    • Education
      University of Jordan
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes Specialist

    6675 Holmes Rd, Suite 550 Kansas City, MO 64131

    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna

    • Gender
      MALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill, 2301 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Saint Luke's Hospital
      Kansas City, MO
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

    Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill, 2301 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Truman Medical Center Lakewood
      Kansas City, MO
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    9221 Ward Pkwy, Suite 100 Kansas City, MO 64114

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      37 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
      Cigna
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    • Education
      University of Kansas
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine

    Kansas City VA Medical Center, 4801 E Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64128

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Encompass Medical Group, 373 W 101st Ter, Kansas City, MO 64114

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      36 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Overland Park Regional Medical Center
      Overland Park, KS
    • Education
      Tufts University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

    4440 Broadway St, Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      16 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Saint Luke's Hospital
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      University of Missouri - Kansas City
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    4333 Madison Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      37 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Saint Luke's Hospital
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      University of Missouri - Kansas City
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    6675 Holmes Rd, Suite 320 Kansas City, MO 64131

    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
      Great-West Healthcare
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Research Medical Center Brookside Camp
      Kansas City, MO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    6400 Prospect Ave, Suite 480 Kansas City, MO 64132

    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
      Cigna
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Research Medical Center
      Kansas City, MO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology

    North Kansas City Hospital, 2800 Clay Edwards Dr, Kansas City, MO 64116

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      35 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      North Kansas City Hospital
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      University of Kansas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hematology, Medical Oncology

    Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill, 2301 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Truman Medical Center Lakewood
      Kansas City, MO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    6420 Prospect Ave, Suite T101 Kansas City, MO 64132

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      21 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
      Cigna
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Children's Mercy South
      Olathe, KS
    • Education
      University of Missouri
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    Overland Park Regional Medical Center, 10500 Quivira Rd, Overland Park, KS 66215

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      12 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    University of Missouri Kansas City - School of Medicine, 2411 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108

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

    4330 Wornall Rd, Suite 2000 Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      UH Case Medical Center
      Cleveland, OH
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    Arms, Dodge, Robinson, Wilber & Crouch, Inc., 4320 Wornall Rd, Suite 208 Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Saint Luke's East Lee's Summit Hospital
      Lees Summit, MO
    • Education
      University of Health Sciences
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

    20 NE Saint Lukes Blvd, Suite 230 Lees Summit, MO 64086

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      31 Years Experience
    • Education
      Lucknow University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1010 Carondelet Dr, Suite 224 Kansas City, MO 64114

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      22 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Research Medical Center
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      University of Missouri - Kansas City
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

    4330 Wornall Rd, Suite 2000 Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Humana
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Heart of Missouri Mental Health
      Columbia, MO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Psychiatry

    Kansas City VA Medical Center, 4801 E Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64128

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    Kansas City VA Medical Center, 4801 E Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      18 Years Experience
    • Education
      All-India Institute of Medical Sciences
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    University of Missouri Kansas City - School of Medicine, 2411 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108

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

    Kansas City VA Medical Center, 4801 E Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64128

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Kansas City VA Medical Center, 4801 E Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64128

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Colmery O'Neil VA Medical Center
      Topeka, KS
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

    4330 Wornall Rd, Suite 2000 Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
      Cigna
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Saint Luke's Hospital
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      Washington University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    4330 Wornall Rd, Suite 2000 Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
      Cigna
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Saint Luke's Hospital
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      University of Manitoba
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    4321 Washington St, Suite 3000 Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      29 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
      Cigna
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Saint Luke's Hospital
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      Harvard University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    North Kansas City Hospital, 2800 Clay Edwards Dr, Kansas City, MO 64116

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      18 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Missouri - Kansas City
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists), Internal Medicine

    6420 Prospect Ave, Kansas City, MO 64132

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Research Medical Center
      Kansas City, MO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

    4440 Broadway St, Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      22 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Saint Luke's Hospital
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      University of Oklahoma
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    2790 Clay Edwards Dr, Suite 410 Kansas City, MO 64116

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      North Kansas City Hospital
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      Dr M.G.R. Medical University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hematology, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

    Heartland Hematology/Oncology Associates, 2000 NE Vivion Rd, Kansas City, MO 64118

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      28 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      North Kansas City Hospital
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      Rajasthan University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    St. Luke's Boise Medical Center, 190 E Bannock St, Boise, ID 83712

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City
      Kansas City, MO
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes Specialist

    Saint Lukes Health System, 5844 NW Barry Rd, Suite 270 Kansas City, MO 64154

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    6420 Prospect Ave, Kansas City, MO 64132

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      40 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Research Medical Center
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      University of Kansas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine

    Saint Luke's Hospital, 4401 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Saint Luke's Hospital
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      Washington University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    6530 Troost Ave, Suite A Kansas City, MO 64131

    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
      Cigna
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Research Medical Center
      Kansas City, MO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    2790 Clay Edwards Dr, Suite 410 Kansas City, MO 64116

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      48 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
      Cigna
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      North Kansas City Hospital
      Kansas City, MO
    • Education
      University of Kansas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Internal Medicine

    St. Joseph Medical Center, 1000 Carondelet Dr, Kansas City, MO 64114

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      30 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Overland Park Regional Medical Center
      Overland Park, KS
    • Education
      University of Kansas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill, 2301 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill
      Kansas City, MO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    4320 Wornall Rd, Suite 65 Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      14 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Missouri - Kansas City
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    930 Carondelet Dr, Suite 200 Kansas City, MO 64114

    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
      Cigna
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Research Medical Center
      Kansas City, MO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

    6420 Prospect Ave, Kansas City, MO 64132

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      31 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Lee's Summit Medical Center
      Lees Summit, MO
    • Education
      University of Kansas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

    Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill, 2301 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Truman Medical Center Lakewood
      Kansas City, MO
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Neurology

    4400 Broadway St, Suite 520 Kansas City, MO 64111

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      21 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
      Cigna
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Lee's Summit Medical Center
      Lees Summit, MO
    • Education
      University of Missouri - Kansas City
    • Gender
      FEMALE
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Internal Medicine Physicians

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Neighborhoods
in Kansas City, MO
  • 18th And Vine And Downtown East
  • Armour Hills
  • Barry Harbour
  • Beacon Hill
  • Blenheim Square - Research Hospital
  • Blue Hills
  • Blue Vue Hills
  • Breen Hills
  • Briarcliff - Claymont
  • Briarcliff West
  • Broadway Gillham
  • Brookside Park
  • Calico Farms
  • Central Hyde Park
  • Chouteau Estates
  • Clayton
  • Country Club
  • Country Lane Estates
  • Countryside
  • Coves North
  • Crestview
  • Crossroads
  • Crown Center
  • Dalington
  • East Meyer 7
  • East Side
  • East Swope Highlands
  • East Village
  • Eastwood Hills West
  • Fairlane
  • Fairway Hills
  • Financial District
  • Fox Hill Office Park
  • Foxwoods-Carriage Hills
  • Garment District
  • Gashland
  • Greenway Fields
  • Hallbrook
  • Hanover Place
  • Hawthorne - Picture Hills
  • Hospital Hill
  • Hunter's Ridge
  • Jefferson Highlands
  • Lakepointe
  • Library District
  • Linden Park
  • Line Creek - Northern Heights
  • Loma Vista
  • Longfellow
  • Longview
  • Lykins
  • Manheim Park
  • Maple Park West
  • Martin City
  • Meadowbrook Heights
  • Midtown - Westport
  • Nashua
  • New Mark
  • North Hyde Park
  • North Park
  • Northeast Kansas City
  • Old Westport
  • Oldham Farms
  • Overland Park Regional Medical Center
  • Palestine West and Oak Park Northeast
  • Park Central-Research Park
  • Park Farms
  • Park Forest
  • Park Plaza
  • Parkdale - Walden
  • Parkview
  • Platte Brook North
  • Platte Ridge
  • Plaza Area
  • Plaza Westport
  • Power and Light District
  • Prairie Point-Wildberry
  • Quality Hill
  • Ravenwood-Somerset
  • Ridgefield
  • Riss Lake
  • Roanoke
  • Rolling Meadows
  • Royal Oaks North
  • Sherrydale
  • Sherwood Estates
  • South Hyde Park
  • South Kansas City
  • Southmoreland
  • Squier Park
  • Sterling Acres
  • Stratford Gardens
  • Sunset Hill
  • Union Hill
  • Valentine
  • Volker
  • Waldo Homes
  • Ward Parkway Plaza
  • West Blue Valley
  • West Plaza
  • Winnetonka

Internal Medicine Physicians

Trending Internal Medicine Physicians
in Kansas City, MO
Most Reviewed Internal Medicine Physicians
in Kansas City, MO in the past 30 days
Neighborhoods
in Kansas City, MO
  • 18th And Vine And Downtown East
  • Armour Hills
  • Barry Harbour
  • Beacon Hill
  • Blenheim Square - Research Hospital
  • Blue Hills
  • Blue Vue Hills
  • Breen Hills
  • Briarcliff - Claymont
  • Briarcliff West
  • Broadway Gillham
  • Brookside Park
  • Calico Farms
  • Central Hyde Park
  • Chouteau Estates
  • Clayton
  • Country Club
  • Country Lane Estates
  • Countryside
  • Coves North
  • Crestview
  • Crossroads
  • Crown Center
  • Dalington
  • East Meyer 7
  • East Side
  • East Swope Highlands
  • East Village
  • Eastwood Hills West
  • Fairlane
  • Fairway Hills
  • Financial District
  • Fox Hill Office Park
  • Foxwoods-Carriage Hills
  • Garment District
  • Gashland
  • Greenway Fields
  • Hallbrook
  • Hanover Place
  • Hawthorne - Picture Hills
  • Hospital Hill
  • Hunter's Ridge
  • Jefferson Highlands
  • Lakepointe
  • Library District
  • Linden Park
  • Line Creek - Northern Heights
  • Loma Vista
  • Longfellow
  • Longview
  • Lykins
  • Manheim Park
  • Maple Park West
  • Martin City
  • Meadowbrook Heights
  • Midtown - Westport
  • Nashua
  • New Mark
  • North Hyde Park
  • North Park
  • Northeast Kansas City
  • Old Westport
  • Oldham Farms
  • Overland Park Regional Medical Center
  • Palestine West and Oak Park Northeast
  • Park Central-Research Park
  • Park Farms
  • Park Forest
  • Park Plaza
  • Parkdale - Walden
  • Parkview
  • Platte Brook North
  • Platte Ridge
  • Plaza Area
  • Plaza Westport
  • Power and Light District
  • Prairie Point-Wildberry
  • Quality Hill
  • Ravenwood-Somerset
  • Ridgefield
  • Riss Lake
  • Roanoke
  • Rolling Meadows
  • Royal Oaks North
  • Sherrydale
  • Sherwood Estates
  • South Hyde Park
  • South Kansas City
  • Southmoreland
  • Squier Park
  • Sterling Acres
  • Stratford Gardens
  • Sunset Hill
  • Union Hill
  • Valentine
  • Volker
  • Waldo Homes
  • Ward Parkway Plaza
  • West Blue Valley
  • West Plaza
  • Winnetonka

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.