What Does an Internist Do?

Dr. Ricardo Martinez of Well-Being Medical Center is your Internal medicine specialist in Naples, FL. Our team of medical professionals are dedicated to preventative care and helping you live life at your optimum health. If you are looking for a new primary care doctor, visit your internist.

Internal medicine

Internal medicine is an approach to treating adults that focuses on preventative care and treating the patient as a whole. Our goal is to provide comprehensive and compassionate care for all your medical needs. Maintaining a close relationship with your doctor is important for you to feel comfortable discussing anything and coming to us with any medical concerns.

Your doctor is trained and skilled at diagnosing and treating various medical conditions. Internal medicine specialists consider how all the systems in the body work together and how a problem in one body system affects the others.

What does an Internist do?

In order to become an internist, a graduate of a four-year medical school must complete a three-year residency in internal medicine. Internal medicine physicians in Naples, FL, are uniquely qualified to treat all your healthcare needs, from a simple injury or illness to chronic disease and mental health concerns. Internists see patients looking for relief from many illnesses, including:

  • Sinusitis
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Heartburn
  • Rashes
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Heart disease
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure

An internist may consult with doctors in other fields to help formulate the best treatment plan for you, and is often called upon by other doctors for their expertise. We will find the best solution for restoring your optimum health!

Well-Being Medical Center is here for you when you need a doctor. Dr. Martinez is your Internal medicine specialist in Naples, FL. Contact us for an appointment at (239) 315-7801.