Internal Medicine Specialist

Jacinto Medical Group

Family Practice & Neurologists located in Baytown, TX & La Porte, TX

The highly trained physicians at Jacinto Medical Group are board-certified in internal medicine. They provide comprehensive medical care to adults and children at convenient locations in Baytown and La Porte, Texas. For skilled, compassionate medical care for the whole family, call your nearest office or book an appointment online today.

Internal Medicine

What is internal medicine?

Unlike more specific medical specialties, internal medicine treats illnesses and ailments that affect your whole body. This ranges from chronic conditions such as diabetes, obesity, and heart disease, to acute ailments like the common cold.

Internal medicine includes care for both sexes and all ages. The team of internal medicine physicians at Jacinto Medical Group provide compassionate medical care for patients ranging from infants to mature adults.

They offer a vast array of preventive care services, such as well-baby checkups and vaccinations, and family planning. The team at Jacinto Medical Group also provides mental and behavioral health counseling, including advice about addiction, anxiety, and depression.

What conditions does an internal medicine physician treat?

Internal medicine might sound like a specialty that only treats health problems that affect your internal organs, but that isn’t true. The team at Jacinto Medical Group provides high-quality care for your entire body, inside and out.

They diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions, such as:

  • Diabetes
  • Mental health
  • Digestive problems
  • Respiratory illness
  • Sore throats and coughs
  • Sinus infections
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Urinary problems
  • Broken bones
  • Strains and sprains

They also monitor your health and provide preventive screenings throughout your life during routine checkups.

When should I see an internal medicine physician?

Even if you feel perfectly healthy, you should schedule a checkup at Jacinto Medical Group at least once per year. In addition to ensuring that you receive early treatment for any problems, regular checkups help foster a strong doctor-patient relationship.

Research shows that people who maintain an ongoing relationship with their internal medicine physician experience better health and lower health care costs.

Additionally, building trust with your physician makes it easier to ask questions and address concerns about your health. Your trusted provider easily references your medical history to create a personalized treatment plan that best suits your needs.

The highly qualified internal medicine physicians at Jacinto Medical Group often collaborate with other health care professionals to ensure you receive the best treatment possible. To learn more, call your nearest office or schedule an appointment online today.