Addiction Medicine Internal Medicine 207RA0401X
Addiction Medicine Internal Medicine: This is a special branch of medicine that handles the treatment of addiction. Addiction Medicine crosses over into numerous other heath areas such as psychology, public health, social work, psychiatry and internal medicine. The processes of rehabilitating, detoxifying, individual and group therapies and acute intervention are a few areas incorporated within this type of medical specialty.
Taxonomy Code: 207RA0401X
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians | Internal Medicine | Addiction Medicine Internal Medicine
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians: Allopathic physicians are general doctors (Medical Doctor or MD), whereas osteopathic physicians (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or DO) deal specifically with Osteopathy, targeting in healing the body with minimal use of medicine with an emphasis focusing on preventative care. Both types are fully licensed physicians, educated in diagnosing, as well as offering treatment for various illnesses and disorders.
Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine is a specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis and complete treatment of adult diseases. Internists are doctors specializing in Internal Medicine. These doctors are particularly skilled in managing patients that are dealing with multi-system disease processes.