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Internal Medicine Physicians in Knoxville, TN

  • 360 Internal Medicine Physicians found in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • None of these Internal Medicine Physicians have disciplinary actions
  • 11 Internal Medicine Physicians that practice in Knoxville also practice in 10 other cities
  • Internal Medicine Physicians in Knoxville, TN have practiced medicine for an average of 26 years.

  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    8044 Ray Mears Blvd, Suite 116 Knoxville, TN 37919

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkwest Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      Kuwait University. Health Sciences Centre
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1819 W Clinch Ave, Suite 114 Knoxville, TN 37916

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    2027 N Broadway St, Knoxville, TN 37917

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      26 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Select Specialty Hospital-North Knoxville
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    2001 Laurel Ave, Suite 202 Knoxville, TN 37916

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      28 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Bluegrass Family Health
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    • Education
      Kashmir University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    Interfaith Health Clinic, 315 Gill Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkwest Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    6600 Nightingale Ln, Knoxville, TN 37909

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      32 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Tennessee
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1225 E Weisgarber Rd, Suite 200 Knoxville, TN 37909

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      21 Years Experience
    • Education
      Boston University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    9330 Park West Blvd, Suite 202 Knoxville, TN 37923

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      31 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkwest Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      Meharry Medical College
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

    1114 E Weisgarber Rd, Suite A Knoxville, TN 37909

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      52 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Select Specialty Hospital-North Knoxville
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      University of Tennessee
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    501 20th St, Suite 110 Knoxville, TN 37916

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      34 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Bluegrass Family Health
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      University of Chicago
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1928 Alcoa Hwy, Building B, Suite 222 Knoxville, TN 37920

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

    1940 Alcoa Hwy, Suite E310 Knoxville, TN 37920

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Bluegrass Family Health
      Cigna
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      University of Tennessee Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Critical Care (Intensivists), Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine

    200 Blount Ave, Suite 200 Knoxville, TN 37920

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Education
      Georgetown University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    University Spine & Sports Specialists, PLLC, 11440 Parkside Dr, Suite 302 Knoxville, TN 37934

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      23 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Cigna
      see more…
    • Education
      University of Texas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3230 Keller Bend Rd, Knoxville, TN 37922

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      39 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Tennessee
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    2240 Sutherland Ave, Suite 104 Knoxville, TN 37919

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Education
      Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    9330 Park West Blvd, Suite 402 Knoxville, TN 37923

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      18 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Bluegrass Family Health
      see more…
    • Education
      University of Tennessee
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    2001 Laurel Ave, Suite 401 Knoxville, TN 37916

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      24 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Bluegrass Family Health
      Cigna
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Little Creek Sanitarium
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    2240 Sutherland Ave, Suite 104 Knoxville, TN 37919

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Education
      Pennsylvania State University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    9349 Park West Blvd, Suite 101 Knoxville, TN 37923

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      32 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Bluegrass Family Health
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkwest Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      Universidad de Puerto Rico
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    6600 Nightingale Ln, Knoxville, TN 37909

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      21 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      University of Texas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    University of Tennessee Medical Center, 1924 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      19 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      University of Tennessee
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1819 Clinch Ave, Suite 213 Knoxville, TN 37916

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna

    • Education
      Delhi University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    501 20th St, 4th Floor Knoxville, TN 37916

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    University Internal Medicine, 1932 Alcoa Hwy, Building C, Suite 570 Knoxville, TN 37920

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      48 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Tennessee
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    801 N Weisgarber Rd, Suite 100 Knoxville, TN 37909

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      26 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Select Specialty Hospital-North Knoxville
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      New York Medical College
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    8033 Ray Mears Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37919

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

    900 E Oak Hill Ave, Suite 600 Knoxville, TN 37917

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Education
      Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    939 Emerald Ave, Suite 610 Knoxville, TN 37917

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      47 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Select Specialty Hospital-North Knoxville
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      University of Tennessee
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

    9330 Park West Blvd, Suite 202 Knoxville, TN 37923

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkwest Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      Oregon Health & Science University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    900 E Oak Hill Ave, Suite 600 Knoxville, TN 37917

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      32 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Cigna
      see more…
    • Education
      University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    211 E Blount Ave, Suite 507 Knoxville, TN 37920

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      36 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Tennessee
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    2001 Laurel Ave, Suite 206 Knoxville, TN 37916

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Bluegrass Family Health
      see more…
    • Education
      Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    9330 Park West Blvd, Suite 402 Knoxville, TN 37923

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Bluegrass Family Health
      see more…
    • Education
      University of Tennessee
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

    1940 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    211 E Blount Ave, Suite 507 Knoxville, TN 37920

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

    1940 Alcoa Hwy, Suite E310 Knoxville, TN 37920

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      32 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Bluegrass Family Health
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      University of Tennessee Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      Emory University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

    9333 Park West Blvd, Suite 105 Knoxville, TN 37923

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      28 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Cigna
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      University of Texas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

    1415 Old Weisgarber Rd, Suite 200 Knoxville, TN 37909

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      New York Medical College
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

    9625 Kroger Park Dr, Suite 500 Knoxville, TN 37922

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Bluegrass Family Health
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      University of Tennessee Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      University of Tennessee
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    2001 Laurel Ave, Suite 603 Knoxville, TN 37916

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      University of Toledo
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine

    Statcare Pulmonary Consultants, 2240 Sutherland Ave, Suite 103 Knoxville, TN 37919

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkwest Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1120 E Weisgarber Rd, Suite 104 Knoxville, TN 37909

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      16 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Unicare
      see more…
    • Education
      University of Arizona
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

    324 Park 40 North Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37923

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Parkwest Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      University of Tennessee
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    3403 Tazewell Pike, Suite 102 Knoxville, TN 37918

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      17 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Bluegrass Family Health
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Select Specialty Hospital-North Knoxville
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      East Tennessee State University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    1924 Alcoa Hwy, Suite 56 Knoxville, TN 37920

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      22 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Bluegrass Family Health
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      University of Perpetual Help Rizal
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes Specialist

    1450 Dowell Springs Blvd, Suite 300 Knoxville, TN 37909

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      37 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
      Bluegrass Family Health
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      University of Tennessee Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      University College London
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

    4707 Papermill Dr, Suite 200 Knoxville, TN 37909

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      36 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Bluegrass Family Health
      Cigna
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
      Knoxville, TN
    • Education
      Washington University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine

    University of Tennessee Medical Center, 1924 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Internal Medicine

    University of Tennessee Medical Center, 1924 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
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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.

Internal Medicine Physicians

Trending Internal Medicine Physicians
in Knoxville, TN
Neighborhoods
in Knoxville, TN
  • Cedar Bluff
  • Downtown Knoxville
  • Fort Sanders
  • Fourth & Gill
  • Lincoln Park
  • Mechanicsville
  • Oakwood
  • Old City
  • Old North Knoxville
  • South Knoxville
  • Vestal
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in Knoxville, TN

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.