This is an office visit with a healthcare provider who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of common and complex illnesses of adults.
This is an office visit with a healthcare provider who is trained in the prevention, diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of diseases in adults. This specialty is known as internal medicine.
Internists can further specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of specific illnesses, such as cancer, diabetes, or infections. They can also specialize in the treatment of diseases that affect a specific part of the body, such as the:
Internal medicine physicians learn to handle most common medical issues and consult sub-specialists when necessary.
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