Dr. Satnam Uppal MD
Internal Medicine Physicians — Merced, CAContact Dr. Satnam Uppal
Dr. Satnam Uppal specializes in internal medicine, critical care (intensivists), gastroenterology, geriatric medicine in Merced, California. Details of Dr. Uppal's 45 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Punjabi University are available on your free doctor report.
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650 W Olive Ave
Merced, CA 95348
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Dr. Satnam Uppal identified specializing in
Internal MedicineInternal 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., Critical Care (Intensivists)Critical Care (Intensivists)
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., GastroenterologyGastroenterology
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. and Geriatric MedicineGeriatric 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.. He obtained board certification from The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine.
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Dr. Uppal is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Mercy Medical Center Merced
2740 M St
LicenseDr. Satnam Uppal has been confirmed to have a license in California
EducationDr. Uppal attended medical school at Punjabi University Government Medical College and graduated in 1968 having 45 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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