We found 5 internists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver PPO near Jacksonville, TX.
Dr. Laxman Bhatia is an internist and geriatrician. He studied medicine at SMS Medical College, Jaipur. His training includes a residency program at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago. Dr. Bhatia is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Parkland Community Health Plan, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bhatia is professionally affiliated with North Hills Hospital and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. He is open to new patients.
Dr. James Low sees patients in Jacksonville, TX. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.
Dr. Kendra Verhelle's specialties are general internal medicine and general pediatrics. She studied medicine at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Verhelle accepts.
Dr. Jane Ragland's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and general pediatrics; she sees patients in Jacksonville, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ragland honors. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.
Dr. Matthew Vierkant is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Vierkant has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.
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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.