Internal medicine is a broad-based specialty that has its roots in primary care and is dedicated to providing primary and specialty care to adults. Internists diagnose and manage diseases involving any of the organ systems and are specially trained to manage seriously ill patients suffering from advanced illness and/or diseases of more than one system.
Internists provide care in an office setting, in hospitals and on a continuing ambulatory basis. They tend to the general medical needs of their patients in the office, including disease prevention, early detection of disease, screening, patient education and follow-up care from hospitalization.
Unlike family physicians, Internists are special trained to manage seriously ill adult patients suffering from advanced illness and/or diseases of more than one system
Our Internists can provide a wide range of services including:
- On-Site Priority access to diagnostic testing facilities such as blood and urine labs, X-ray and Ultrasound, EKGs, ECHO tests, Stress tests and many more
- No Appointments necessary
- Simply walk-in or fax over a referral to our clinic and see an internist on the same day!
- Same day services
- Rapid access to various other specialty and sub-specialty clinics
Our outpatient Internal Medicine clinics operate on a walk-in basis. Adult patients are able to be cared for for wide range of primary internal medicine problem. Our in house laboratory, ultrasound, and x-ray services are available 7 days a week. Our sub-specialty internal medicine clinics can complete the care for more complex matters. Patients can simply walk-in
(Sources: Pathway Evaluation Program, American College of Osteopathic Internists & the Canadian Medical Residency Guide)