We found 4 internists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold near Midlothian, TX.

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Dr. Colleen Sam, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4440 East Highway 287
Midlothian, TX
 

Dr. Colleen Sam's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Sam is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. She attended the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg for medical school and subsequently trained at Boston Medical Center for residency. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Leigh Furr Nordstrom, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1441 South Midlothian Parkway; Suite 100
Midlothian, TX
 

Dr. Leigh Nordstrom works as an internist in Midlothian, TX and Waxahachie, TX. She studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. She has a special interest in diabetes, thyroid problems, and heart problems. Dr. Nordstrom is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Tuberculosis Testing, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4440 E Highway 287
Midlothian, TX
 

Dr. Charles Leach's specialty is general internal medicine. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Leach honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1341 Ashemore Court
Midlothian, TX
 

Dr. Robert Abbate specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Midlothian, TX and Grand Prairie, TX. Dr. Abbate attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to 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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