We found 5 internists who accept Aetna Managed Choice near Pearland, TX.
Dr. Colin Barker's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and general internal medicine. Dr. Barker's areas of clinical interest consist of heart failure, heart valve disease, and coronary artery disease. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and a graduate of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's residency program. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Barker speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Stents, Heart Failure, Heart Valve Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Coronary Artery Disease
Dr. Su-Min Chang is an adult cardiologist and general internist. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, and heart valve disease. Dr. Chang is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. After attending the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chang has an open panel.
Clinical interests: Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, High ... (Read more)
Dr. Martha Gerteisen's specialties are general internal medicine and general pediatrics. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gerteisen's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), thyroid problems, and heart problems. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gerteisen takes. She studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine.
Clinical interests: Adolescent Issues, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Sleep Apnea, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Arthritis, ... (Read more)
Dr. Kimberly Sims' area of specialization is general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sims include diabetes, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Sims is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. The average patient rating for Dr. Sims is 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Nutrition Issues, Preventive Care
Dr. Raziuddin Ahmed's specialties are general internal medicine and adult pulmonology. He practices in Sugar Land, TX and Houston, TX. Dr. Ahmed's clinical interests include lung biopsy, lung surgery, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. The average patient rating for Dr. Ahmed is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Ahmed is accepting new patients.
Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Sleep Apnea, Laser Treatment, Lung Problems, ... (Read 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.