We found 4 internists who accept Medicaid near Palmdale, CA.

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
38350 40th Street E; #100
Palmdale, CA
 

Dr. Shahid Khan practices general internal medicine in Palmdale, CA. Dr. Khan (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi. Dr. Khan is a graduate of Osmania Medical College. He is an in-network provider for Medi-Cal, Medicaid, Medicare, and more.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
540 W Palmdale Boulevard; B
Palmdale, CA
 

Dr. Kain Kumar's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Kumar is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Health Net, Medi-Cal, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Jaffna Faculty of Medicine and Yale School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
38350 40th Street E; Suite 100
Palmdale, CA
 

Dr. Vasuki Aravagiri practices general internal medicine in Palmdale, CA. Dr. Aravagiri is a graduate of Madras Medical College. Dr. Aravagiri accepts several insurance carriers, including Medi-Cal, Medicaid, and Medicare.

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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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