We found 5 internists who accept Blue Advantage near Irving, TX.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
400 W Ih 635 Freeway; Suite 200
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Bryan Wasson is a general internist. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Wasson honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Flower Mound. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Wasson's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1711 W. Irving Boulevard; Suite 151
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Catherine Okoronkwo works as an internist. She has received a 1.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Okoronkwo honors. She attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3124 W Highway 22
Corsicana, TX
 

Dr. James Loverde is a general internist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Loverde accepts. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3137 Esters Road
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Naseer Ahmed's specialty is general internal medicine. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks Urdu, Pashto, and Hindi. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Myrna B Carag West, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
219 S Oconnor Road
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Myrna Carag-West is an Irving, TX physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Her average rating from her patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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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