We found 6 internists who accept Medicare near Independence, OH.

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Dr. Peter Christianson Lenhart, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1400 E. Second Street
Defiance, OH
 

Dr. Peter Lenhart's area of specialization is general internal medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System. Dr. Lenhart is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University.

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Dr. Samer Samaan Obri, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1250 Ralston Avenue; Suite 202
Defiance, OH
 

Dr. Samer Obri's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Obri is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with ProMedica. He accepts Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine. He trained at Providence Hospital for residency. Dr. Obri is conversant in Arabic.

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Dr. Amer Arshad, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1250 Ralston Avenue; Suite 202
Defiance, OH
 

Dr. Amer Arshad specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Defiance, OH. He is professionally affiliated with ProMedica. Dr. Arshad is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at Rawalpindi Medical College, he performed his residency at Kettering Medical Center.

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Dr. Amjad Shidyak, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1250 Ralston Avenue; Suite 202
Defiance, OH
 

Dr. Amjad Shidyak's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Shidyak takes Medicare insurance. He attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine and the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo for residency. He is affiliated with ProMedica.

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Dr. Stavros R Karatsoridis, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1400 E 2nd Street
Defiance, OH
 

Dr. Stavros Karatsoridis specializes in general internal medicine. He attended medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Karatsoridis include osteopathic medicine. Dr. Karatsoridis is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Clinical interests: Osteopathic Medicine

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1400 E 2nd Street
Defiance, OH
 

Dr. J. Reeves specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Defiance, OH. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine.

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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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