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 a general internist and pediatrician in Palmdale, CA and Valencia, CA. After completing medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine, Dr. Ntim performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with UCLA Health. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ntim's office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Shahid Khan's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Khan is a graduate of Osmania University. Medi-Cal, Medicaid, and Medicare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khan takes. In addition to English, Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks 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. He studied medicine at the University of Jaffna Faculty of Medicine and Yale School of Medicine. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Kumar is an in-network provider for Health Net, Medi-Cal, Medicaid, and more. Dr. Kumar speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. Vasuki Aravagiri specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Palmdale, CA. Dr. Aravagiri is in-network for Medi-Cal, Medicaid, Medicare, and more. 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.

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