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Internal medicine

 
 

Our internal medicine specialists provide care at the clinic and in the hospital. These personal doctors help adolescents, adults and the elderly manage common and complex conditions.

  • They diagnose and treat cancer, infections and diseases that affect the blood, blood circulation, breathing, digestion, the heart, joints and kidneys.
  • Their knowledge involves disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health and treating problems of the ears, eyes, nervous system, skin and reproductive organs.


 

 

 

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Source: American Board of Specialties, Research and Education Foundation, Which Medical Specialist for You?; American Medical Association; Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Lexicon: Dictionary of Health Care Terms, Organizations and Acronyms for the Era of Reform, 1994

First published: 08/01/2004
Last updated: 09/28/2009

Reviewed by: Steven Bergeson, MD, medical director of quality, Allina Health clinics