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Will i be able to book a same or next day appointment?

Our extensive network of specialists provides an abundance of availability when it comes to booking same or next day appointments. In-person and virtual appointments can be found and reserved right here.

Is there an internist near me offering after-hours or weekend availability?

Most specialists work in a hospital setting and help diagnosis and treat complex conditions for adults. Usually working in a team of practitioners. Because of this, they can usually offer patients 24/7 availability. This is if you go to the hospital for any emergency or you are admitted for any reason. If you choose to book an appointment with a physician within a medical group, most office hours are Monday-Friday and extend into the evening.

Will i be able to book a telemedicine appointment?

Because internal doctors are specialists, they only offer virtual consultations and evaluations for minor injury or illness. They are usually involved in complex cases and help with diagnosis and treatment which would be best conducted in-person. Virtual visits are also good if your provider is familiar with you and your condition or if you need a prescription refill. You can easily find a physician offering virtual visits directly through our website.

Will my insurance cover virtual consultations with an internist near me?

If the physician conducting your virtual appointment is in-network with your health insurance, then all services they provided should be covered. If there is any doubt in coverage you can speak to your carrier directly.

Can i confirm insurance coverage before making an appointment?

Our featured physicians accept all commonly used health insurances

What steps should i take to make my appointments online with an internist near me?

You can easily confirm your visit online directly through our website. Discover a practitioner who is local to you. Make sure the physician you are interested in can offer you clinic hours that fit your schedule. Then choose the clinician who fits all your healthcare requirements and read reviews so you can go in-person feeling confident about your health decisions.

What subspecialities are usually found under the umbrella internal medicine?

Internists have special education and training in the diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases. They assist with the treatment of cancer, heart disease, infections, kidney disease, joints, digestive issues, vascular systems, respiratory issues, as well as primary treatment for mental health, substance abuse, and even illness relating to the skin and the nervous system. As you can see these specialists are well educated in several areas and have many subspecialities, such as:

  • Hospitalists – are physicians that manage people in the hospital. They are dedicated to clinic management and are keen to quality and safety
  • Adolescents – therapies focused on the physical, social, sexual, and psychological development of adolescents.
  • Cardiovascular disease – specialty physicians treat people with chronic and acute cardiovascular conditions like coronary heart disease, arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction (heart attack) and may others.
  • Endocrinology – specialty of the endocrine system and deal with hormonal regulation and normal physiology. They deal with the structure and function of various organs such as the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, adrenals, ovaries/testes, pancreas, and the hormones they secrete and their target tissues.
  • Gastroenterology- research, diagnose, and treat issues of the gastrointestinal tract and liver
  • Hematology- advanced training in illness of the blood, bone marrow, hemostatic, and vascular systems.
  • Infectious disease – advanced training in contagious illness
  • Medical oncology – cancer therapeutics
  • Nephrology
  • Geriatrics
  • Allergy and immunology
  • Orthopedics

How can an internal medical doctor manage my multiple myeloma?

Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cancer which forms when a white blood cell specifically a plasma cell becomes cancerous and starts to congregate in the bone marrow. Healthy plasma cells release large amounts of antibodies to fight off an invader into the human body. When a person has multiple myeloma their plasma cells release many abnormal proteins which cause even more complications.

Symptoms could include:

  • Bone pain usually localized in your chest and spine
  • Excessive. Thirst
  • Nausea
  • Weakness in your legs
  • Constipation
  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Frequent infections
  • Mental confusion
  • Fatigue

There are many secondary conditions related to multiple myeloma including bone pain, kidney complications, infections, bone loss, and anemia. Therefore, a doctor of internal medicine is part of the team of practitioners that comprehensively treat people with such an extensive illness. Medicine doctors manage the treatment of patients and cohesively connect several specialists for optimal medical treatment.

How do internal medical doctors help with covid-19 patients?

These medical doctors have been helping with the post-covid care of patients. They help manage the care of COVID patients heal from severe disease and ongoing symptoms which are affecting renal and cardiovascular function, continuing hypercoagulation, depression, myalgia (body aches), and other physical and psychological effects which are persistent. They cohesively connect and manage the care of patients being taken care of by a team of specialists. We now know that COVID symptoms don’t always go away after a patient has a negative test, lagging symptoms are being well managed by educated physicians working as a team.

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