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Dr. Faruq Ahmed, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
101 Hospital Road
E Patchogue, NY
 

Dr. Faruq Ahmed's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Bengali. He attended medical school at Mymensingh Medical College. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Rubina Boparai, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
101 Hospital Road
Patchogue, NY
 

Dr. Rubina Boparai practices general internal medicine. Dr. Boparai is a graduate of Christian Medical College, Ludhiana. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. Boparai (or staff) speaks Spanish, Cantonese, and Italian. Dr. Boparai's professional affiliations include Glen Cove Hospital, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Nina S Alexandrova, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
101 Hospital Road
Patchogue, NY
 

Dr. Nina Alexandrova's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Alexandrova is affiliated with Brooklyn Hospital Center at Downtown Campus. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and HealthSmart. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Alexandrova graduated from First Moscow Medical Institute and Russian State Medical University. Dr. Alexandrova (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Russian.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
101 Hospital Road
E Patchogue, NY
 

Dr. Sejal Patel's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Patel studied medicine at Kasturba Medical College. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, HealthSmart, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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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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