We found 6 internists near Nanticoke, PA.
Dr. Aliasgar Chittalia is a general internist in Wilkes Barre, PA. Dr. Chittalia's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, Amravati. He is affiliated with Geisinger.
Dr. Jon Olenginski's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Olenginski attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Dr. Olenginski's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He is professionally affiliated with Geisinger.
Dr. Raymond Joseph's medical specialty is general practice and general internal medicine. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Joseph graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.
Dr. David Mouallem sees patients in Nanticoke, PA. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mouallem is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Maria Mera specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Wilkes Barre, PA. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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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.