Internal Medicine Overview

Internal medicine physicians, also known as primary care physicians (PCP), provide care for the adult population’s day-to-day medical needs, offering comprehensive medical evaluations, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. An internal medicine physician can serve as a patient’s primary care provider for both chronic and acute medical conditions. They are also trained to care for more complex medical issues.

Internal medicine physicians treat conditions including:

  • Diseases of the heart and blood vessels
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive disorders
  • Geriatrics
  • Infections
  • Kidney diseases
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Allergies
  • Arthritis