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Martin Luther King Day

Baylor College of Medicine will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Department of Medicine

Internal Medicine Healthcare

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The Section of General Internal Medicine, at the Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of common adult medical problems, with an emphasis on caring for the whole patient. 

We specialize in primary care, general health assessments, and consultation for complex medical problems. To learn more about our services visit the Internal Medicine healthcare website or call (713) 798-2500 for an appointment.

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National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition

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Internal Medicine has been awarded National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition.

“National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition raises the bar in defining high quality care by emphasizing access, health information technology and coordinated care focused on patients,” said NCQA President Margaret E. O’Kane. “Recognition shows that Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine has the tools, systems and resources to provide its patients with the right care, at the right time.”

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Conditions We Treat

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General internal medicine is a wide field of medicine, but here are some of the more typical issues our physicians might treat you for:

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Heart failure
  • Common infections (e.g. cellulitis, pneumonia, urinary tract infections)
  • Thyroid problems Well woman exams any and all things primary care
  • Well woman exams
  • Any and all things related to primary care