We found 5 internists who accept United Healthcare Silver near Eagle Pass, TX.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2525 Veterans Boulevard
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Robert Marquinez's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Marquinez takes. After completing medical school at the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, he performed his residency at Polyclinic Medical Center.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1951 N Veterans Boulevard
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Jorge Barboza-Sosa's area of specialization is general internal medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Barboza-Sosa attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
330 Nueces Street
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Rajanikant Usgaonker specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Eagle Pass, TX. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, United Healthcare Silver, and more. Dr. Usgaonker attended medical school at Topiwala National Medical College.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1951 N Veterans Boulevard
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Victoriano Valdez specializes in general internal medicine. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1955 East Main Street
Eagle Pass, TX
 

Dr. Ruben De Los Santos specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Eagle Pass, TX. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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.