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.

Conditions We Treat

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 related to primary care