We found 5 internists who accept Medicare near Ferndale, NY.

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Dr. Sandy William Doti, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
18 Old Monticello Road
Ferndale, NY
 

Dr. Sandy Doti's specialty is general internal medicine. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Child Health Plus, POMCO, ConnectiCare, and more. Dr. Doti graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Doti completed a residency program at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Doti is affiliated with Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional Medical Center, and Crystal Run Healthcare.

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Dr. Geetali Mohan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
18 Old Monticello Road
Ferndale, NY
 

Dr. Geetali Mohan specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Bronx, NY, Middletown, NY, and Rock Hill, NY. She is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Mohan takes Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. After completing medical school at Lady Hardinge Medical College, she performed her residency at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
111 Sullivan Ave 2-3
Ferndale, NY
 

Dr. David Schwalb's area of specialization is general internal medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Schwalb is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
606 Old Route 17
Monticello, NY
 

Dr. Regina Olasin's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and general pediatrics. Dr. Olasin (or staff) speaks Sign Language and Spanish. She attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Olasin takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
68 Harris Bushville Road
Harris, NY
 

Dr. Umar Chouhdry's specialty is general internal medicine. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chouhdry honors. Dr. Chouhdry graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Chouhdry (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Russian, and Hindi.

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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.

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