We found 6 internists who accept Community Care Network near Griffin, GA.
Dr. E. Osehobo specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Osehobo's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Osehobo include long term care, ulcers, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Osehobo attended the University of Benin School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Spalding Regional Hospital, Emory Healthcare, and Southern Regional Medical Center (SRMC).
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Dr. Brian Cross sees patients in Griffin, GA. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. He is affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital. Dr. Cross takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.
Dr. Kevin Napier is a Griffin, GA physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Napier accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He is affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital and WellStar.
Dr. Mark Crump specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Griffin, GA. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Crump include diabetes. Dr. Crump is affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Crump takes. After completing medical school at Duke University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Diabetes
Dr. Charles Hitson's area of specialization is general internal medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hitson is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. In addition to English, he speaks Sign Language. He is affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital and WellStar.
Dr. Mahmood Ahmed is a Griffin, GA physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks Urdu. His professional affiliations include Spalding Regional Hospital and WellStar. Dr. Ahmed attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia. The average patient rating for Dr. Ahmed is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ahmed is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, and Medicare Supplement (Medigap), as well as other insurance carriers.
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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.