Our physical needs change significantly over the course of our adult years, and Crittenton Hospital doctors of Internal Medicine services, or Internists, are there to help guide your health plan every step of the way. Also known as Internal Medicine Physicians, Internists are equipped to deal with a full range of health problems an adult might experience. From the simplest to the most complex issues, Internal Medicine Physicians are specially trained to investigate, diagnose and treat a broad spectrum of health, wellness, preventative care and chronic illness.
Inside the hospital our Internists care for various acute problems and illnesses such as:
- chest pain
- problems breathing
- common infections such as pneumonia and urinary tract infections, among many others.
Outside of the hospital Internal Medicine physicians will care for you as primary care doctors, addressing various acute and chronic medical problems such as:
- high blood pressure
- and provide health maintenance services such as cancer screening and lifestyle counseling.
Both in the hospital and outside of the hospital:
Your Internist will help coordinate your care among various subspecialists, including:
- providing referrals