It is important to have specialists available who concentrate on adult health just as some care specifically for children, women or the elderly. Internal medicine specialists, or internists, focus on keeping adults healthy from their teen years through their senior years.
Avera Medical Group Internal Medicine Sioux Falls
Avera Internal Medicine provides internal medicine specialty care to adults. Our specialists also offer vascular medical care to people of all ages, helping with conditions affecting the arteries and veins, including cerebral, cardiac and peripheral aspects.
Avera Medical Group McGreevy also includes providers of Internal Medicine.
Internists undertake special study and training that focuses on adult diseases and their prevention. At least three of their medical school years as well as postgraduate training are dedicated to learning how to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases primarily affecting adults.
Internists have a unique focus on adult medicine. They do not deliver babies, treat children or perform surgery. These specialists often act as primary care physicians for adults and normally see patients in an office or clinic setting.