We found 4 internists who accept Harvard Pilgrim Health Care near Harvard, MA.
Dr. Edwin Knights works as an allergist and general internist. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Knights's hospital/clinic affiliations include Acton Medical Associates, P.C. and Emerson Hospital. He honors Aetna, Medicaid, Medicare, and more. Dr. Knights has an open panel. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Tufts Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He has received professional recognition including the following: Valedictorian, Williston Academy; Francis Wayland Scholar Award; and Merck Prize (organic Chem).
Dr. Amy Churchill is an internist. She is rated highly by her patients. In Dr. Churchill's practice, she is particularly interested in skin issues, women's health issues, and rheumatic diseases. She is affiliated with Acton Medical Associates, P.C. and Emerson Hospital. She takes Aetna, Medicare, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care insurance. Unfortunately, Dr. Churchill is not currently accepting new patients. She graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Brown University for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Churchill include: "Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievment Citation For; Echolastic Achievement". American medical women's; and Association..
Clinical interests: Skin Issues, Rheumatic Diseases, Women's Health Issues
Dr. Allessandro Girolamo is an internist. Patient ratings for Dr. Girolamo average 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Medicaid, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He has received the following distinction: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Acton Medical Associates, P.C. and Emerson Hospital. Dr. Girolamo welcomes new patients.
Dr. Maria Del Carmen Al-Homsi is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, and Medicare. She graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Al-Homsi completed her residency training at UMass Memorial Medical Center. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Al-Homsi is accepting new patients.
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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.