We found 9 internists who accept Medicare near Lehigh Acres, FL.
Dr. Jerilee Lomas specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Lehigh Acres, FL. Her average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lomas is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Maria Goiri's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Goiri accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. She graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Goiri (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese.
Dr. Edgardo Castillo-Nieves works as an internist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Castillo-Nieves accepts. He studied medicine at Ponce School of Medicine.
Dr. Florence Doman practices general internal medicine in Lehigh Acres, FL. She accepts Medicare insurance. She attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.
Dr. Susan Strickland is a Lehigh Acres, FL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Strickland accepts. She is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Bernd Raphael works as a general internist in Lehigh Acres, FL. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Raphael is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, United Healthcare HSA, and more. He graduated from Heidelberg University.
Dr. Chanun Park specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Lehigh Acres, FL. Patients gave Dr. Park an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Ohio State University College of Medicine.
Dr. Dolores Delgado practices family medicine and general internal medicine in Lehigh Acres, FL. Dr. Delgado's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.
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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.