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Internal Medicine Physicians in Las Vegas, NV

  • 785 Internal Medicine Physicians found in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2 of these Internal Medicine Physicians have disciplinary actions
  • 25 Internal Medicine Physicians that practice in Las Vegas also practice in 13 other cities
  • Internal Medicine Physicians in Las Vegas, NV have practiced medicine for an average of 25 years.

  • Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Hospitalist

    1707 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89102

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      14 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Mosul
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Inpatient Physicians Network, 700 E Warm Springs Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      30 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Mansura
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology

    6450 Medical Center St, Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89148

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      21 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem
      Cigna
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    UMC of Southern Nevada, 1800 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89102

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    2716 N Tenaya Way, Suite 428 Las Vegas, NV 89128

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

    2121 E Flamingo Rd, Suite 107 Las Vegas, NV 89119

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Jacobs Medical Center, 2870 S Maryland Pkwy, Suite 300 Las Vegas, NV 89109

    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Great-West Healthcare
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1000 S Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89145

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

    1707 W Charleston Blvd, Suite 230 Las Vegas, NV 89102

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    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Great-West Healthcare
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      North Vista Hospital
      North Las Vegas, NV
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    8285 W Arby Ave, Suite 325 Las Vegas, NV 89113

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      26 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Summerlin Hospital Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      Cebu Institute of Medicine
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    3100 N Tenaya Way, Suite 108 Las Vegas, NV 89128

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    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      United Healthcare

    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes Specialist

    7010 Smoke Ranch Rd, Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      24 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Healthsouth Hospital At Tenaya
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      Dow University of Health Sciences
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hematology, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

    3340 Topaz St, Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89121

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Great-West Healthcare
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      Dow University of Health Sciences
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1707 W Charleston Blvd, Suite 230 Las Vegas, NV 89102

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    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Great-West Healthcare
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    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    7020 Smoke Ranch Rd, Suite 150 Las Vegas, NV 89128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      30 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem
      Cigna
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      King Edward Medical University (KEMU)
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Inpatient Physicians Network, 700 E Warm Springs Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

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

    7455 W Washington Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      29 Years Experience
    • Education
      Dhaka Medical College
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    10620 Southern Highlands Pkwy, Suite 110-507 Las Vegas, NV 89141

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    2110 E Flamingo Rd, Suite 210 Las Vegas, NV 89119

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

    7020 Smoke Ranch Rd, Suite 150 Las Vegas, NV 89128

    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Humana
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Summerlin Hospital Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    1905 Mcdaniel St, Las Vegas, NV 89119

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    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Great-West Healthcare
      United Healthcare
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Valley Hospital Medical Center, 620 Shadow Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89106

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    UMC of Southern Nevada, 1800 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89102

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    201 N Buffalo Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89145

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Valley Hospital Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    2350 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89102

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Valley Hospital Medical Center, 620 Shadow Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89106

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3012 S Durango Dr, Suite 1 Las Vegas, NV 89117

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      29 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Anthem
      Cigna
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Spring Mountain Treatment Center
      Henderson, NV
    • Education
      University of Nevada
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    UMC of Southern Nevada, 1800 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89102

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3121 S Maryland Pkwy, Suite 101 Las Vegas, NV 89109

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    4275 Burnham Ave, Suite 230 Las Vegas, NV 89119

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      24 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Evercare
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Banner Desert Medical Center
      Mesa, AZ
    • Education
      University of Aleppo
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, General Practice

    1219 E Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      21 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      Universidad de Guayaquil
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    530 E St Louis Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89104

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    Ameli Heart Center, 8689 W Charleston Blvd, Suite 105 Las Vegas, NV 89117

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      St. Rose Dominican Hospitals - San Martin Campus
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      Northwestern University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Valley Hospital Medical Center, 620 Shadow Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89106

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    3131 La Canada St, Suite 200 Las Vegas, NV 89169

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      16 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna
      Humana
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      Loma Linda University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3599 S Eastern Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89169

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      30 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      University of Health Sciences, Lahore
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    Heart Center of Nevada, 700 Shadow Ln, Suite 240 Las Vegas, NV 89106

    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      AMERIGROUP
      Cigna
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1111 E Mcdowell Rd, Level 2 Phoenix, AZ 85006

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3006 S Maryland Pkwy, Suite 400 Las Vegas, NV 89109

    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Great-West Healthcare
      Humana
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    9065 S Pecos Rd, Suite 240 Henderson, NV 89074

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3343 S Eastern Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89169

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      32 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Valley Hospital Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      University of the Philippines
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3701 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89102

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      47 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Valley Hospital Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      Cebu Institute of Medicine
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    6800 W Cheyenne Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89108

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    7455 Washington Ave, Suite 300 Las Vegas, NV 89128

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      University of Louisville
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    6970 W Patrick Ln, Suite 140 Las Vegas, NV 89113

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Education
      Guru Nanak Dev University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    7373 Peak Dr, Suite 160 Las Vegas, NV 89128

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

    2020 Palomino Ln, Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89106

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Valley Hospital Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    6330 S Pecos Rd, Suite 110 Las Vegas, NV 89120

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      21 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
      United Healthcare
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Summerlin Hospital Medical Center
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Education
      University of South Florida
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3041 Lenoir St, Las Vegas, NV 89135

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      30 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Karachi
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Inpatient Physicians Network, 700 E Warm Springs Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      21 Years Experience
    • Education
      Wayne State University
    • Gender
      MALE
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Internal Medicine Physicians

Trending Internal Medicine Physicians
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Most Reviewed Internal Medicine Physicians
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Neighborhoods
in Las Vegas, NV
  • Alondra
  • American West Village
  • Angel Park Ranch
  • Artesian Heights
  • Arts District
  • Astoria Iron Mountain
  • Astoria Trails North
  • Auburn and Bradford at Providence
  • Aventine - Tramonti
  • Berkley Square
  • Beverly Green
  • Bonanza Village
  • Bracken
  • Breamoor Heights
  • Canyon Creek North
  • Canyon Gate
  • Canyon Gate Master
  • Canyon Mist Estates
  • Canyon Ridge
  • Capri At The Vistas
  • Centennial Point
  • Charleston Preservation
  • Chatham Hills
  • Church - Noblitt
  • Cimarron Gowan
  • Cimarron Springs
  • Corta Bella
  • Cottonwood Terrace
  • Crestwood
  • Desert Creek
  • Desert Greens
  • Desert Hills
  • Desert Shores
  • Diamond Bay
  • Diamond Point
  • Downtown
  • Eagle Canyon
  • El Capitan Ranch
  • Elkhorn Cimarron Estates
  • Enterprise
  • Francisco Park
  • Fremont Estates
  • Gateway District
  • Glen Heather Estates
  • Golf Ridge Terrace
  • Grand Entries
  • Grand Estates Street
  • Green Valley North
  • Henderson
  • Highgate Condominiums
  • Hillside Heights
  • Huntridge Park
  • John S. Park
  • Las Vegas
  • Lone Mountain Classics
  • Lone Mountain Heights
  • Lone Mountain Village
  • Lone Mountain Vistas
  • Madison Colony at Providence
  • Marquesa
  • Mayfair
  • McNeil Estates
  • Meadows
  • Mi Casa En El Sol
  • Mountain Trails
  • Nellis Air Force Base
  • North Las Vegas
  • Northern Lights at Elkhorn Springs
  • Northshore Reflections
  • Northwest Area
  • Northwest Citizens Board
  • Painted Desert Estates
  • Paloma
  • Palomino Area
  • Paradise
  • Paradise Meadows
  • Paradise Valley
  • Paradiso
  • Peccole Ranch
  • Pelican Point
  • Pinto Palomino
  • Providence
  • Quail Estates West
  • Rancho Nevada Estates
  • Rancho Oakey
  • Regency at the Lakes
  • Rhodes Ranch
  • Richfield
  • San Marino Circle
  • Santa Barbara
  • Showboat
  • Silver Spur
  • Silverado Ranch
  • Smoke Ranch
  • Smoke Ranch Villas
  • Solano
  • South Shores
  • Southridge
  • Sovana
  • Spinnaker Homes At Centennial Hills
  • Spring Mountain Ranch
  • Spring Valley
  • Stewart Place
  • Summer Springs
  • Summerlin
  • Sun City
  • Sunrise Manor
  • Sycamore Square
  • Talaverde
  • Tanglewood
  • Terra Bella
  • The Lakes
  • The Lakes/Country Club
  • Timberline
  • Torrey Pines Preservation
  • Town Center Village
  • Tule Springs
  • Tuscany Hills North
  • Upland-Harmony Park Place
  • Valley Crest
  • Vegas Heights
  • Washington Square
  • West Huntridge
  • West Sahara
  • Westleigh
  • Whispering Timbers
  • Whitney Ranch
  • Winchester
  • Winterwood

Internal Medicine Physicians

Trending Internal Medicine Physicians
in Las Vegas, NV
Most Reviewed Internal Medicine Physicians
in Las Vegas, NV in the past 30 days
Neighborhoods
in Las Vegas, NV
  • Alondra
  • American West Village
  • Angel Park Ranch
  • Artesian Heights
  • Arts District
  • Astoria Iron Mountain
  • Astoria Trails North
  • Auburn and Bradford at Providence
  • Aventine - Tramonti
  • Berkley Square
  • Beverly Green
  • Bonanza Village
  • Bracken
  • Breamoor Heights
  • Canyon Creek North
  • Canyon Gate
  • Canyon Gate Master
  • Canyon Mist Estates
  • Canyon Ridge
  • Capri At The Vistas
  • Centennial Point
  • Charleston Preservation
  • Chatham Hills
  • Church - Noblitt
  • Cimarron Gowan
  • Cimarron Springs
  • Corta Bella
  • Cottonwood Terrace
  • Crestwood
  • Desert Creek
  • Desert Greens
  • Desert Hills
  • Desert Shores
  • Diamond Bay
  • Diamond Point
  • Downtown
  • Eagle Canyon
  • El Capitan Ranch
  • Elkhorn Cimarron Estates
  • Enterprise
  • Francisco Park
  • Fremont Estates
  • Gateway District
  • Glen Heather Estates
  • Golf Ridge Terrace
  • Grand Entries
  • Grand Estates Street
  • Green Valley North
  • Henderson
  • Highgate Condominiums
  • Hillside Heights
  • Huntridge Park
  • John S. Park
  • Las Vegas
  • Lone Mountain Classics
  • Lone Mountain Heights
  • Lone Mountain Village
  • Lone Mountain Vistas
  • Madison Colony at Providence
  • Marquesa
  • Mayfair
  • McNeil Estates
  • Meadows
  • Mi Casa En El Sol
  • Mountain Trails
  • Nellis Air Force Base
  • North Las Vegas
  • Northern Lights at Elkhorn Springs
  • Northshore Reflections
  • Northwest Area
  • Northwest Citizens Board
  • Painted Desert Estates
  • Paloma
  • Palomino Area
  • Paradise
  • Paradise Meadows
  • Paradise Valley
  • Paradiso
  • Peccole Ranch
  • Pelican Point
  • Pinto Palomino
  • Providence
  • Quail Estates West
  • Rancho Nevada Estates
  • Rancho Oakey
  • Regency at the Lakes
  • Rhodes Ranch
  • Richfield
  • San Marino Circle
  • Santa Barbara
  • Showboat
  • Silver Spur
  • Silverado Ranch
  • Smoke Ranch
  • Smoke Ranch Villas
  • Solano
  • South Shores
  • Southridge
  • Sovana
  • Spinnaker Homes At Centennial Hills
  • Spring Mountain Ranch
  • Spring Valley
  • Stewart Place
  • Summer Springs
  • Summerlin
  • Sun City
  • Sunrise Manor
  • Sycamore Square
  • Talaverde
  • Tanglewood
  • Terra Bella
  • The Lakes
  • The Lakes/Country Club
  • Timberline
  • Torrey Pines Preservation
  • Town Center Village
  • Tule Springs
  • Tuscany Hills North
  • Upland-Harmony Park Place
  • Valley Crest
  • Vegas Heights
  • Washington Square
  • West Huntridge
  • West Sahara
  • Westleigh
  • Whispering Timbers
  • Whitney Ranch
  • Winchester
  • Winterwood
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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.