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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1200 S Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 

Dr. Holly Kidd works as a general internist. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1200 S Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 

Dr. Thomas Morris sees patients in Ruston, LA. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Morris graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1200 S Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 

Dr. Elvin Tubre specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Ruston, LA. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1200 South Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 

Dr. Martina Tamakloe specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Ruston, LA. Dr. Tamakloe is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1406 S Vienna Street
Ruston, LA
 

Dr. Ofundem Gwan is an internist in Ruston, LA. Dr. Gwan is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1200 S Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 

Dr. Allan Hild works as an internist. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1200 S Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 

Dr. Sedo Tamakloe specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Ruston, LA. Dr. Tamakloe honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1200 S Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 

Dr. Edward Mariano practices general internal medicine in Ruston, LA. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mariano honors.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1200 S Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 

Dr. Mark Blackwelder sees patients in Ruston, LA. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Blackwelder honors. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1200 S Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 

Dr. Sheila Mariano's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Mariano is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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.