Internal Medicine

 
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The general internal medicine physicians and advanced practice providers at The University of Kansas Health System offer leading-edge care. As one of only 18 nationally recognized comprehensive primary care plus regions and an NCQA patient-centered medical home, patients have access to academic medicine primary care in a clinic-based outpatient setting.

Comprehensive primary care

We know that primary care goes beyond your annual wellness exams. Our comprehensive care model includes board-certified physicians, advanced registered nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists, a pharmacist, a nutritionist, a social worker and dedicated nurses. Our clinical areas of focus include:

Internal medicine physicians may also specialize in other subspecialty areas, including dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology and more. Additional clinical subspecialty areas include:

  • Cancer survivorship
  • Diabetes/prediabetes
  • Geriatric medical disorders
  • Medical complexity
  • Memory care
  • Pediatric transition of care
  • Surgical evaluation
  • Transgender medicine
  • Weight management

We also offer:

  • Diabetic retinopathy screenings
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Pharmacist medication management
  • Psychology/behavioral health screenings

No additional office visit copay is required for these services.

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Why choose us

  • As a patient-centered medical home, we seek to strengthen the physician-patient relationship with comprehensive, coordinated care. Our goal is to develop and maintain a long-term, healing relationship with each of our patients.
  • For more than a decade, The University of Kansas Hospital has been recognized among the nation's best hospitals as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. This ongoing distinction underscores our position as the leading resource to serve the healthcare needs for people in Kansas City, the region and beyond.
  • Our geriatric program provides skilled nursing facilities, assisted living communities and long-term care facilities. The advanced geriatric medicine team is made up of board-certified geriatric medicine physicians and nurse practitioners. The geriatric program ranks No. 23 among the nation’s top 50 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals.
  • The hospital medicine program offers evidence-based, inpatient care. Our highly trained hospitalists are dedicated to seeing patients in the hospital. They collaborate with other specialists to provide coordinated care during a patient’s hospital stay.