We found 6 internists who accept Blue Shield near Palmdale, CA.

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Dr. Gifty-Maria Jane Ntim, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
2151 E Palmdale Boulevard
Palmdale, CA
 

Dr. Gifty-Maria Ntim works as an internist and general pediatrician in Palmdale, CA and Valencia, CA. Dr. Ntim is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with UCLA Health. Her education and training includes medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
38209 47th Street E; Suite C
Palmdale, CA
 

Dr. Anas Entabi is a Palmdale, CA physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Entabi's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Entabi honors. He studied medicine at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
327 E Palmdale Boulevard
Palmdale, CA
 

Dr. Hovsep Mahdessian's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Mahdessian attended medical school at Yerevan State Medical University. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Kaiser Permanente, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Mahdessian (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Armenian. Dr. Mahdessian has an open panel.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
38780 Trade Center Drive; Suite 1c
Palmdale, CA
 

Dr. Emmanuel Emenike is a Palmdale, CA physician who specializes in general internal medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Port Harcourt College of Health Sciences. Dr. Emenike is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
38209 47th Street E; Suite C
Palmdale, CA
 

Dr. Sonia Sethi works as a general internist in Palmdale, CA. Dr. Sethi attended medical school at Kasturba Medical College. Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sethi honors.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
38588 9th Street E; Suite A
Palmdale, CA
 

Dr. Wael Alomar is a general internist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Alomar attended medical school at Rush Medical College.

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What is General Internal Medicine?

A specialist in general internal medicine is often referred to as an “internist.” While internal medicine physicians also provide comprehensive care, they should not be confused with general practitioners or family medicine practitioners, both of which may provide pregnancy care, deliver babies, and treat children. An internal medicine doctor specializes only in the health care of adults.

With internal medicine, there is never an illness too big or too small. These physicians have exceptionally broad-based training, and they can care for patients in any condition -- from healthy to dealing with serious medical issues. Because their scope is so wide, internal medicine physicians can provide an excellent picture of overall health.

One of the unusual aspects of internal medicine is that physicians in this field often treat their patients for a very long time -- sometimes for life. They manage preventive care when their patients are well, and they become advocates and consultants when complex medical issues arise. Because internal medicine physicians tend to treat patients over a long period of time, they are an ideal choice to manage chronic illnesses.

There are a huge number of subspecialties within internal medicine, for example: cardiology (which deals with problems of the heart and blood vessels), nephrology (which deals with diseases of the kidneys), and hospice medicine (which tends to the special needs of patients at the end of life). General internal medicine is considered a subspecialty itself and refers to internists without another specific focus. General internists provide total, primary care for the whole body of adult patients, in sickness or in health.

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