We found 4 internists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver PPO near Jacksonville, TX.

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Dr. Laxman Bhatia, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
203 Nacogodoches; Suite 280
Jacksonville, TX
 

Dr. Laxman Bhatia works as an internist in North Richland Hills, TX and Jacksonville, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Parkland Community Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bhatia accepts. He studied medicine at SMS Medical College, Jaipur. He trained at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include North Hills Hospital and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
501 S. Ragsdale Street
Jacksonville, TX
 

Dr. James Low is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Low is affiliated with East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) Regional Healthcare System.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2026 S Jackson Street
Jacksonville, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Vierkant's area of specialization is general internal medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vierkant honors. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
2026 S Jackson Street
Jacksonville, TX
 

Dr. Jane Ragland works as an internist and pediatrician in Jacksonville, TX. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of 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.

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