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Internal Medicine

Internists (internal medicine doctors) are trained to provide primary healthcare for adults 18 years and older. They understand conditions that affect adults, keeping you healthy and well physically and emotionally.

If you have a chronic condition such as rheumatoid arthritis or heart or lung disease, an internist can manage many aspects of your care. Building a relationship with a PeaceHealth internal medicine doctor leads to a better understanding of your overall health and history. This can mean a healthier you.

Adult primary care in your community

PeaceHealth offers internal medicine services close to home in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. We provide:

A team working for you.

Your team includes internists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and support staff who get to know you and your care needs. We build relationships and tailor our services to your life and care needs.

Easy to find, easy to schedule care.

With convenient locations, extended office hours, walk-in and same-day care and convenient appointment times, it’s easy to get the care you need.

Specialty services on-site, for your convenience.

In addition to primary care services, you have access to specialists all in the same place. These include [here is where you can list orthopedics doctors, pulmonologists, urgent care doctors, or other specialists who are in the same office or building].

Seamless access to specialty services.

If you need additional services for heart, lung, orthopedic or other chronic diseases, we coordinate these services, make referrals and stay in touch with any specialist you may see.

Conditions We Treat

Behavioral health issues

Depression, anxiety, substance use and eating disorders.

Chronic illness

Allergies, arthritis, high blood pressure, diabetes and stomach issues.

Minor aches and pains

Back pain, headaches and heartburn.

Minor infections

Respiratory, ear/nose/throat, urinary, pink eye and rashes.

Routine illness

Colds, flu, fever, sore throat and cough.

Sexual health

Erectile dysfunction, sexually transmitted infections and gynecologic concerns.

Treatments Provided

Diagnostics/laboratory services

On-site blood draws, urinalysis, strep tests, X-rays and more.

Geriatric/senior health services

Care for memory issues, complex care management and review of medications.

Patient education (general)

This includes disease information, tips about safety, health and fitness, school or work stress and mental well-being. Your care team will help give you the tools, tips and lifestyle changes to help you to be able to control symptoms.

Vaccinations and immunizations

Preventive medicines to keep everyone, from children to seniors, healthy.

Wellness checkups

Annual physicals, well-child checkups, pre-surgery exams and work and travel checkups.

Women’s health services

Pelvic exams, obstetrics/prenatal care, menopause anagement and reproductive health.