What Services Do Internal Medicine Doctors Provide?
Loyola’s internal medicine doctors provide comprehensive care for overall health maintenance of acute and chronic diseases. In addition to check-ups, vital exams, immunizations and annual physicals, your Loyola healthcare team can provide a wide range of services to support you in reaching optimal health.
While services may vary based on your doctor’s office, your Loyola internist may provide the following in-office services at your appointment:
- Treatment for physical injuries
- Strategic planning of overall health goals
- Care for physical or intellectual disabilities
- Diet and fitness counseling
- Diagnosis and management of chronic medical conditions
- Gynecologic care
Advanced and Comprehensive Medical Care for Adults
Loyola Medicine’s internal medicine doctors oversee the general health of adult patients, from annual check-ups to common medical conditions and disease management.
An internal medicine doctor (or internist) undergoes extensive training to approach healthcare issues facing adults 18 and older. Internists are specially trained to diagnose and treat complex illnesses, as well as manage the prevention of illnesses. If you have a medical condition that needs more specialized care, your internal medicine doctor will refer you to a Loyola specialist who has experience and expertise in caring for your condition.
Your Loyola internal medicine doctor will not just treat your symptoms on a case-by-case basis—he or she will guide you through longitudinal care and care coordination.
Loyola offers many internal medicine facilities across Chicagoland so you can see your doctor at a location that is convenient for you. Discover Loyola’s many internal medicine locations.
Why Choose Loyola for Internal Medicine?
Patients at Loyola have access to highly skilled, board-certified doctors in many specialties, providing collaborative care to help you reach the best possible state of health. Loyola’s patients benefit from receiving care at an academic medical center, which allows doctors to access the latest advancements in their field. Loyola is an award-winning institution with doctors and departments which are nationally recognized for excellence.
What Conditions Do Internal Medicine Doctors Treat?
Loyola’s internal medicine doctors provide a wide array of services to diagnose, treat and prevent diseases. Your doctor will recommend the most effective and advanced treatment available for your condition. Loyola provides expert care for common ailments and chronic conditions, including:
- Heart disease
- Indigestion and heartburn
- Joint pain
- Lipid disorders
- Parkinson’s disease
- Sexually transmitted diseases
- Sinus infection/sinus problems
- Sprains/muscle pain
- Strep infection
- Thyroid disease
- Tobacco usage
- Urinary incontinence
Loyola’s internal medicine doctors provide comprehensive care for the whole person and support you in reaching your health goals. When more serious conditions arise, your internist can refer you to a specialist with the expertise and experience to care for your condition promptly and effectively.