We found 6 internists who accept Blue Shield near Palmdale, CA.
Dr. Gifty-Maria Ntim specializes in general internal medicine and general pediatrics and practices in Palmdale, CA and Valencia, CA. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Ntim is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Ntim is professionally affiliated with UCLA Health. She is accepting new patients.
Dr. Emmanuel Emenike practices general internal medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Emenike studied medicine at the University of Port Harcourt College of Health Sciences. He is conversant in Spanish.
Dr. Anas Entabi works as a general internist. Dr. Entabi attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net.
Dr. Hovsep Mahdessian's specialty is general internal medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Kaiser Permanente, and Blue Shield. Dr. Mahdessian studied medicine at Yerevan State Medical University. Dr. Mahdessian (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and Armenian. Dr. Mahdessian's practice is open to new patients.
Dr. Sonia Sethi works as an internist. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Sethi graduated from Kasturba Medical College.
Dr. Wael Alomar's area of specialization is general internal medicine. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Alomar graduated from Rush Medical College.
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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.