At Riverwood Healthcare Center, patients can access several highly skilled and experienced internal medicine physicians. They specialize in caring for hospital patients as well as seeing patients on an oupatient basis at our Aitkin clinic.
Also called internists, doctors of internal medicine focus on how to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases for adults. They are specially trained to solve puzzling diagnostic problems and can handle severe chronic illnesses and situations where several different illnesses may strike at the same time. They also bring to patients an understanding of wellness (disease prevention and the promotion of health), women’s health, substance abuse, mental health, as well as effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system and reproductive organs.
When other medical specialists, such as surgeons, are involved, the internal medicine physician coordinates a patient’s care and manages difficult medical problems associated with that care. They may also consult with family medicine physicians on complex medical problems.
For adult medical care, especially when you have multiple health problems or complex illnesses, consider choosing one of Riverwood’s internal medicine physicians.