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Internal Medicine

Sellwood Medical Clinic

Pediatric and Family Medicine practice with four locations in the greater Portland metropolitan area

Internal medicine providers offer unmatched expertise. At Sellwood Medical Clinic, you have access to an experienced internist who provides preventive care and helps you manage chronic health conditions. The expert providers at Sellwood Medical Clinic also offer care to children of all ages. With four convenient offices throughout the Portland, Oregon area, medical care is always nearby. Call the office today or book an appointment online.

Internal Medicine Q & A

What is internal medicine?

General practitioners treat a wide range of conditions. Unlike specialists, these providers offer checkups, preventive services, and other routine care. Your general practitioner can also help if you get the flu or sprain your ankle.

Many general practitioners are family medicine doctors. These doctors undergo special training so they can take care of both adults and children. If you want everyone in your family to see the same doctor, a family practitioner is ideal.

Some general practitioners also identify as internal medicine doctors. These providers usually specialize in treating adults. Your internist provides comprehensive care to all the adults in your family.

What does an internal medicine doctor do?

At Sellwood Medical Clinic, your internist is your primary physician. Your provider helps you manage injuries, illnesses, and chronic conditions. They also provide checkups, immunizations, and other preventive care.

Internal medicine doctors do a bit of everything. They help their patients manage both physical and mental health concerns. If you want to improve your diet and lead a healthier life, your internist offers advice. Your internist also provides referrals if you need to see a specialist.

Can my child receive care from an internist?

Children can face unique health challenges. Your child will benefit from seeing an experienced family practitioner. The Sellwood Medical Clinic team includes several doctors and nurse practitioners who specialize in treating children.

What happens if I need specialized care?

Sometimes, you might need to see a specialist. Specialists care for people with complex conditions like cancer or heart disease. If your provider thinks you need specialized care, he or she can help you choose the right specialist.

Afterward, the Sellwood Medical Clinic team continues to provide follow-up care. They work with your specialist to ensure that you receive the support you need to stay healthy. Your provider also delivers preventive care services like annual checkups and vaccines. If you have any concerns about your health, the clinic is always ready to answer your questions.

Ready to meet the clinic's expert providers? Call Sellwood Medical Clinic today or schedule an appointment online.