Hattiesburg Clinic Internal Medicine physicians and providers treat the patient as a whole by helping them understand the importance of wellness (disease prevention and the promotion of health). They uniquely focus on adult medicine and are dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that primarily affect adults.
Internal Medicine is a branch of primary care that focuses on treating adults. Internal medicine physicians, also called internists, provide care for the adult population’s day-to-day medical needs, offering comprehensive medical evaluations, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
A primary care physician (PCP), also known as a family medicine doctor, internal medicine doctor or pediatrician, helps care for patients’ day-to-day medical needs. These doctors work with patients on an ongoing basis to prevent long-term illness and help patients stay healthy.