Comprehensive Services

UF internists are specialists in comprehensive medicine, but may also focus on one
subspecialty, such as one age group, illness or system of the body. They also bring to
patients an understanding of disease prevention, women’s health, substance abuse,
mental health and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin,
nervous system and reproductive organs.

UF internists offer a wide range of primary medical care, including:

  • General and comprehensive adult care
  • Treatment of acute illnesses and injuries
  • Annual physicals
  • Presurgical consultations
    • Assessment prior to urgent or elective surgical procedures
  • Second Opinions
    • Evaluation of patients regarding specific medical problems
  • Development of specific risk profiles
  • Health maintenance checkups
  • Immunizations / Vaccinations
  • Preventive Screenings:
    • Including cancer, osteoporosis,heart disease, cholesterol, glucose,
      blood pressure and diabetes
  • General gynecology and women’s health
    care services:

    • Including annual Pap test, breast exams, family planning and menopause care
  • General dermatology services:
    • Including skin biopsies, skin care and cryotherapy
  • Lab work and tests
  • Preventive health care counseling
  • Counseling for problems including stress management, anxiety and depression
  • Smoking cessation – services to help you quit smoking

UF internists are specifically trained to solve difficult to diagnose cases and are experts in the prevention, diagnosis and management of chronic illnesses such as:

  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic lung disease (Asthma / COPD / Emphysema)
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Liver disease (Cirrhosis / Hepatitis)
  • Kidney disease
  • Thyroid disease (Hypothyroid / Hyperthyroidism)
  • Cancer
  • Osteoporosis / Osteoarthritis