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Dr. Aliasgar Zakirhusain Chittalia, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
50 Roosevelt Terrace
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. Aliasgar Chittalia specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Wilkes Barre, PA. Patient ratings for Dr. Chittalia average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chittalia is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He attended medical school at Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, Amravati. He is professionally affiliated with Geisinger.

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Dr. Jon Joseph Olenginski, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4 E Main Street
Nanticoke, PA
 

Dr. Jon Olenginski works as an internist. He is affiliated with Geisinger. After completing medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Olenginski at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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Specializes in General Practice, General Internal Medicine
165 Carey Avenue
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. Raymond Joseph specializes in general practice and general internal medicine and practices in Wilkes Barre, PA. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Joseph graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4 E Main Street
Nanticoke, PA
 

Dr. David Mouallem is a Nanticoke, PA physician who specializes in general internal medicine. He has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Mouallem honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
8 Church Street; Suite 216
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. Maria Mera is a Wilkes Barre, PA physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Mera honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. She graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic 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.