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Internal Medicine

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Internal medicine also mentioned as general medicine is the field of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and the treatment of diseases in adults. Internal medicine practitioners are skilled medical experts called internists, and manage patients with undifferentiated or patients with multi-system diseases. It is not uncommon that internal medicine patients require complex medical investigations. For this reason, internists have extensive knowledge and experience in more than one internal medicine subspecialty.

Outstanding Care and Professionalism

Our main priorities are the wellbeing and the safety of our patients and we permanently strive to improve the quality of the services we provide

Among the internal medicine health conditions that internists at Cedars Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital diagnose and treat, are:

  • Allergy/Immunology diseases like Urticaria
  • Cardiovascular diseases (such as Acute Coronary Syndromes, Congestive Heart Failure, Valvular Heart Disease, Atrial Fibrillation and Anticoagulation, Hypertension, etc.)
  • Dermatology conditions
  • Endocrinology diseases (like Diabetes Mellitus, Hypo- and Hyperthyroidism, Osteoporosis and Disorders of Calcium Metabolism, etc.)
  • Gastroenterology diseases (such as Hepatitis, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Diarrhea and Constipation, etc.)
  • Hematology diseases (including Anemia, Coagulopathies, etc.)
  • Medical Oncology conditions (like Hematological Malignancy)
  • Infectious diseases (like Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Pneumonia, Urinary Tract Infection, Cellulitis, Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis, etc.)
  • Nephrology conditions (like Electrolyte Disturbances, Acid-Base Disorders, Acute, and Chronic Renal Failure)
  • Neurology diseases (like Cerebrovascular Disease, Headache, Dementia, and Coma, etc.)
  • Pulmonary diseases (including DVT and Pulmonary Embolism, Chronic Bronchitis and Asthma, Emphysema, etc.)
  • Rheumatology conditions (including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Monoarthridites, Polyarthridites, etc.)

Complete Medical Evaluation

By virtue of our internists' vast knowledge, you will benefit from thorough medical evaluation, regardless of your condition

As it can easily be observed from the list above, internal medicine is a meeting point of many different medical specialties and as such, it involves treatments used in the full range of medical fields. Cedars Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital offers world-class treatment options in all medical specialties and subspecialties. High-end medical technology and our excellent medical staff with outstanding team working skills, ensure efficient intervention and accurate tailoring of treatments for all of our patients.

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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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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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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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