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WHAT IS AN INTERNAL MEDICINE DOCTOR?
Internist or Internal Medicine Physicians are Specialists who combine scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to diagnose, treat, and deliver compassionate care to adults from general health to a complex illness. An Internist’s training last seven or more years from medical school to postgraduate education. This training encompasses how to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases that specifically affect adults. Internists are sometimes referred to as the “doctor’s doctor,” because they are often called upon to act as consultants to other physicians to help solve complex diagnostic and treatment problems.