About Internal Medicine and Physicians
Internists are specialists who apply their expertise in diagnosing and treating adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness.
General internists are equipped to handle the vast and comprehensive range of illnesses that affect adults. They are recognized as experts in diagnosing and treating chronic diseases. General internists are equipped to deal with whatever problem a patient brings—no matter how common or rare. They are trained to solve complex diagnostic problems and handle severe chronic illnesses and situations where several different conditions may strike simultaneously.