internist


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in·ter·nist

 (ĭn-tûr′nĭst)
n.
A physician specializing in internal medicine.

internist

(ˈɪntɜːnɪst; ɪnˈtɜːnɪst)
n
(Medicine) a physician who specializes in internal medicine

in•tern•ist

(ˈɪn tɜr nɪst, ɪnˈtɜr nɪst)

n.
a physician specializing in the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases.
[1900–05]

internist

a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of disease.
See also: Medical Specialties
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.internist - a specialist in internal medicine
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
Translations

internist

n (US) → Internist(in) m(f)

internist

[ɪnˈtɜːnɪst] n (Am) (Med) → internista m/f

internist

n internista mf
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Personally, I wouldn't expect any internist to continue a medication that I started prescribing.
That's according to an observational study of some 30,000 adults who had an internist, family physician, or specialist as their usual source of care.
The report--which compiled results after surveying 838 primary care and specialty doctors throughout February and March--found that 51 percent of internists and 53 percent of family physicians are not accepting new patients.
In all, 52% of 414 internists and 40% of 591 family physicians who responded to a mailed survey indicated that they would refer a patient with a suspicious pelvic mass directly to a gynecologic oncologist.
Steven Taback has a framed photo of Yeneneh Betru, who was a 35-year-old internist when he died as a passenger on American Airlines Flight 77 on Sept.
The Chiropractic Internist must complete over three hundred hours of past-graduate education and training in the use and assessment of medical diagnostics (lab testing, EKG's, lung function studies, venous studies, etc.
In general, these disorders require a multidisciplinary approach with a medical team comprised of a nutritionist, psychologist, and internist.
John P Dumoulin, ACP-ASLM's director of managed care and regulatory affairs, said in a statement that not allowing the use of internists as primary-care physicians for adults is equivalent to restricting pediatricians for children.
For example, an Ob-Gyn might pursue a fellowship in fertility, or an internist will become a fellow in endocrinology.
2) Patient Access to Internist-Subspecialists in Gatekeeper Health Plans - Many MCOs prohibit internists with subspecialty training from also providing primary-care services to their patients.
In the hospital where he trained, a young internist beginning private practice agrees to direct a class in diagnostics for second-year medical students.