Internal Medicines

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists.

Internists are specially trained to solve puzzling diagnostic problems and are able to handle severe chronic illnesses and situations where several different illnesses may strike at the same time. Besides, they bring to patients an understanding of disease prevention and the promotion of health, women’s health, substance abuse, mental health, as well as effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system and reproductive organs.

The range of experience allows an integrated approach to patient care and helps to limit the volume of referrals to other departments.

Among the roles commonly discharged by Internists at Gulf Diagnostics Center Hospital are:

  • Preventive care, including vaccinations
  • Diagnosis and treatment of most non-surgical illnesses
  • Developing long-term relationships with their patients

There are nine sub-specialties recognized in Internal Medicine:

  • The Cardiologist who treats diseases of the heart, and blood vessels
  • The Endocrinologist who treats the endocrine glands, which secretes hormones
  • The Gastroenterologist who treats issues related to the digestive tract, liver and pancreas
  • The Hematologist who deals with the blood and blood forming diseases
  • The Infectious Disease Specialist, who studies different infectious diseases, and the various methods of treatment, and prevention
  • The Nephrologist, who treats kidney diseases
  • The Oncologist who deals with cancerous diseases
  • The Pulmonologist, who is concerned with disorders to the lings
  • The Rheumatologist who takes care of joints and connective tissues; and
  • Geriatrician, the specialist who deals with health conditions of elderly people

Neurologist who deals with stroke, dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other neurological diseases.

Internal Medicines Department and Staff

A powerfull team working for your Health

Dr. Amal Anwar Wahbeh

Specialist Internal Medicine

Dr. Malek Makarem

Consultant Family Medicine

Dr. Mohamed Nagib Hashem Abdelaal

Specialist Internal Medicine

Dr. Saleh Mahdi Jawad Al Haboubi

Consultant Internal Medicine

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