Definition of internist
: a specialist in internal medicine
Recent Examples of internist from the Web
In fact, only eight jobs appear on the list: orthodontist, pediatrician, surgeon, internist, anesthesiologist, physician, maxillofacial surgeon, and gynecologist.
Patients who have chronic conditions that need ongoing management may benefit from direct primary care, said Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, an internist who directs the University of Michigan’s Center for Value-Based Insurance Design.
Dr. Ronald Shansky, an internist in Chicago at the time, was appointed to lead the audit, along with another medical doctor, a registered nurse, and a dentist.
A successful internist in New York or San Francisco might earn $200,000 to $300,000 per year, according to Dr. Shlain, but Private Medical pays $500,000 to $700,000 annually for the right practitioner.
Geriatricians are typically internists or family physicians who have spent an extra year becoming trained in the unique needs of older adults.
A slew of internists, gastroenterologists and surgeons couldn’t diagnose the problem.
Wing’s study highlights a persistent topic in community health, says Susanna Von Essen, an internist at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
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Definition of internist for English Language Learners
medical : a doctor who specializes in diseases that do not require surgery : a doctor who specializes in internal medicine
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