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Internal Medicine

Your Health. Your Hospital

Also known as general medicine, internal medicine is a specialty that concerns the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases in adults. Specialists who practice internal medicine are skilled experts referred to as internists and their main purpose is to manage patients with undifferentiated or with multisystem diseases. It is not uncommon for internal medicine patients to require complex medical investigations. For this reason, internists have extensive knowledge and vast experience in more than one medicine subspecialty.

Outstanding Care and Professionalism

The primary goal of the internal medicine team of Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital is to ensure the wellbeing and safety of the patients and we are constantly striving to improve the quality of the services we provide. We often have to attend to very complex and challenging cases in which the patient struggles with multiple diseases at once and for this reason, we only work with medical professionals who have extensive training and vast knowledge of the internal medicine field.

Since 1969, we have been serving the Los Angeles County and have gradually earned the trust and appreciation of our community. We also place great emphasis on the environment we welcome our patients in, so we strive to make sure that they always feel comfortable, listened to and properly taken care of. Some of the most common health conditions and diseases our experts of internal medicine usually diagnose and treat are:

  • immunological diseases
  • cardiovascular diseases
  • dermatological conditions
  • endocrine diseases
  • gastroenterological diseases
  • hematological diseases
  • oncologic diseases
  • nephrological conditions
  • pulmonary diseases
  • infectious diseases
  • neurological conditions
  • rheumatological conditions

With years of professional experience, our internal medicine specialists are ready to provide you with quality healthcare, whether you struggle with asthma or with cancer. After a thorough examination, we will assign you a correct and precise diagnosis and subsequently present you the most effective treatment options. With the internal medicine team of Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, you will permanently benefit from superior healthcare in a warm and compassionate environment.

Complete Medical Evaluation

As you have probably seen, internal medicine concerns a vast range of conditions and diseases, for the diagnosis of which thorough examination is necessary. Regardless of your health problem, we will make sure that our physicians order the tests and exams you need to undergo in order to receive a precise diagnosis. By virtue of the extensive knowledge of our internists, as well as of the state of the art technology we employ, you will benefit from the best treatment for your health problem.

It is worthy of note that Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital offers world-class treatment approaches in every medical specialty and subspecialty. Our renowned medical technology and excellent medical staff with outstanding team working skills ensure prompt intervention and accurate tailoring of treatment for all of our patients.

Frequently Asked Questions

General internal medicine is a vast field. It is a medical specialty that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of acute or chronic adult diseases.

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A wide range of diagnostic services is available at Cedars Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital such as blood tests, urine tests, diagnostic imaging tests.

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During your first visit with your internist, you will be asked about your medical history and examined to gather information on your current symptoms.

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If you need to be referred to a specialist in a particular field visit your primary care physician to evaluate your concern and, if necessary, make a referral to a specialist.

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Urgent appointments are for patients with an urgent medical problem that cannot wait for a regular appointment.

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