We found 5 internists who accept Medicare near Ferndale, NY.
Dr. Sandy Doti's specialty is general internal medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Doti average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Doti is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, POMCO, and ConnectiCare, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Doti's residency was performed at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional Medical Center, and Crystal Run Healthcare.
Dr. Geetali Mohan's medical specialty is general internal medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Mohan is an in-network provider for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, Dr. Mohan attended Lady Hardinge Medical College for medical school. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.
Dr. Regina Olasin's medical specialty is general internal medicine and general pediatrics. She honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Olasin is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Olasin (or staff) speaks the following languages: Sign Language and Spanish.
Dr. David Schwalb works as an internist. Dr. Schwalb graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance.
Dr. Umar Chouhdry's area of specialization is general internal medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Chouhdry (or staff) speaks Spanish, Russian, and Hindi. Dr. Chouhdry studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid.
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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.