Internal Medicine Provides Comprehensive Patient Care for Adults
The internal medicine doctors at Scripps Clinic and Scripps Coastal Medical Center focus on providing comprehensive care to their patients, from a simple diagnosis, to the treatment of rare or complex conditions.
- Preventive screenings
- Diagnosis and treatment of acute or chronic illness
- Women’s health and basic gynecologic care
- Men’s health
- Geriatric care
- Sports medicine
- Referrals to specialists
Many internal medicine physicians have additional medical training in specialties including nephrology, cardiology, immunology, rheumatology and endocrinology. Internists can both care for routine health problems as well as help their patients manage challenging health conditions such as asthma, kidney disease, diabetes or heart disease.