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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 specializes in general internal medicine and general pediatrics. Dr. Ntim takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with UCLA Health. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Shahid Khan is a Palmdale, CA physician who specializes in general internal medicine. He attended medical school at Osmania Medical College. Dr. Khan takes Medi-Cal, Medicaid, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Hindi.

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

Dr. Kain Kumar specializes in general internal medicine. His average patient rating is 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kumar accepts several insurance carriers, including Health Net, Medi-Cal, and Medicaid. He graduated from the University of Jaffna Faculty of Medicine and Yale School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Kumar speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. Vasuki Aravagiri's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Aravagiri honors several insurance carriers, including Medi-Cal, Medicaid, and Medicare. Dr. Aravagiri attended medical school at Madras 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.