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Dr. Shehnaz N Habib, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
8540 Alondra Boulevard; Suite B2
Paramount, CA

Dr. Shehnaz Habib's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Her clinical interests include obesity, diabetes management, and hypertension (high blood pressure). On average, patients gave Dr. Habib a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at The Brooklyn Hospital Center for residency. Dr. Habib (or staff) speaks Urdu, Sindhi, and Filipino. She is professionally affiliated with Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, HealthCare Partners IPA - San Fernando Valley, and AppleCare Medical Group. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes Management, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Weight Management, Obesity, General Care

Dr. Sayeed Ahmed Khan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
540 E Artesia Boulevard
Long Beach, CA

Dr. Sayeed Khan's specialty is general internal medicine. He has a special interest in general care. Dr. Khan is affiliated with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. He graduated from Rush Medical College. Dr. Khan trained at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center for his residency. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khan honors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: General Care

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
11544 Downey Avenue
Downey, CA

Dr. Reza Sharafi is a general internist. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Sharafi's education and training includes medical school at Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences and residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center and New York Downtown Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Sharafi (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. Dr. Sharafi is professionally affiliated with PIH Health. He is open to new patients.

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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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