We found 5 internists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver PPO near Jacksonville, TX.
Dr. Laxman Bhatia specializes in general internal medicine and practices in North Richland Hills, TX, Jacksonville, TX, and Pampa, TX. His education and training includes medical school at SMS Medical College, Jaipur and residency at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Parkland Community Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bhatia accepts. Dr. Bhatia is professionally affiliated with North Hills Hospital and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. He welcomes new patients.
Dr. James Low is a Jacksonville, TX physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Low is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.
Dr. Kendra Verhelle's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and general pediatrics; she sees patients in Rusk, TX and Jacksonville, TX. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Verhelle studied medicine at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.
Dr. Jane Ragland practices general internal medicine and general pediatrics in Jacksonville, TX. Dr. Ragland graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.
Dr. Matthew Vierkant's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Vierkant attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.
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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.