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We found 4 internists who accept United Healthcare Gold EPO near Kaufman, TX.

Dr. Prabha Shrivastava, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
709 Hwy 243; Suite C
Kaufman, TX
 

Dr. Prabha Mohan works as a general internist in Kaufman, TX. She studied medicine at R.N.T. Medical College, Udaipur. She completed her residency training at Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital and AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center. Dr. Mohan honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Mohan (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Garry Macasaet Guce, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
874 Ed Hall Drive; Suite 106
Kaufman, TX
 

Dr. Garry Guce is a general internist. Dr. Guce speaks Filipino. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources. He is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He trained at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York for residency. Dr. Guce accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Sara Lois Zaleta, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
874 Ed Hall Drive; Suite B-108
Kaufman, TX
 

Dr. Sara Zaleta's specialties are general internal medicine and general pediatrics. Patient ratings for Dr. Zaleta average 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zaleta is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. Dr. Zaleta graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Mark William Sij, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
874 Ed Hall Drive; Suite B-108
Kaufman, TX
 

Dr. Mark Sij's medical specialty is general internal medicine. He graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Sij is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources. He welcomes new patients.

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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.