Internal Medicine specialists are trained to manage all aspects of an adult patient's health care, including the provision of:
- Preventive medicine screening care (mammograms, pap smears, routine colon cancer screening evaluations, cholesterol screening, blood pressure screening, etc.)
- Care of patients with undefined symptoms and complaints (shortness of breath, chest pain, abdominal pain, back pain, etc.) who are seeking a physicians help in diagnosing their illness and managing their care.
- Care of patients with chronic medical illnesses (high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, emphysema, etc.) throughout the various stages of their illness.