Boca Medical Care
Internal Medicine Doctor at Boca Medical Care
Internal Medicine Doctor Questions and Answers
Dr. Irfan Khan is a board certified internal medicine doctor who provides internal medicine for children, adults, and seniors. We are open 5 days a week. Call us for more information or book an appointment online. Our clinic is located at 9250 Glades Rd #100 Boca Raton, FL 33434.
In need of a new doctor for yourself or an older family member? What you need is an internal medicine doctor. You’ll find a quality internist here at Boca Medical Care who can treat any common or chronic conditions in adults and seniors, even if the treatment needed is ongoing. If that’s the kind of care you or your loved one needs, then reach out to us today for an internal medicine doctor in Boca Raton, FL.
What does “doctor of internal medicine” mean?
It refers to a medical professional who is specialized in treating the common or chronic conditions that typically affect adults and seniors. This professional is also known as an internal medicine doctor. Short-term care like health evaluations and prescriptions for medicine can be provided by an internal medicine doctor, and so can long-term care like care for a condition such as heart disease. When an internal medicine doctor completes an internal medicine residency, the doctor is called an internist.
We have one of these professionals here at Boca Medical Care. His name is Dr. Irfan Khan, and he’d be happy to speak with you! Dr. Khan has treated thousands of patients since the establishment of his practice over ten years ago, so he is very qualified to help you.
What is the difference between family practice and internal medicine, exactly? Why is internal medicine important?
There are lots of similarities between the two practices and lots of reasons why they’re important. Practitioners of either kind of medicine are able to treat most common health conditions in adults, and these practitioners can become primary care physicians. However, the big difference is that family practitioners can treat anyone in a family, including children, whereas internal medicine doctors are specialists in treating adults and seniors, so these doctors treat these patients exclusively.
There’s another difference between the practices: internal medicine doctors can specialize in particular areas of healthcare for adults and seniors such as heart health. Because internal medicine doctors specialize in treating adults and seniors who commonly get chronic conditions, the doctors have been trained to treat these conditions very effectively.
When should I see an internist?
An internist is able to diagnose and treat lots of diseases and other conditions in adults and seniors. If you fit into either of these demographics, then you’ll want to see an internist especially if you suffer from a condition like cardiovascular disease, chronic bronchitis, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, acute respiratory infection, asthma, hypertension, hypothyroidism, osteoarthritis, pneumonia, or another serious/chronic condition. If you believe an older loved one should see an internist, then you can take him or her in to see one.
With an internist, you or a loved one will be able to receive preventive care too, which is care focused on preventing health conditions that commonly or may affect adults or seniors. The internist can provide services like cancer screenings and others. If a patient needs to see a particular kind of specialist for a certain condition, then the internist can provide a referral.
Do you have an internal medicine doctor in Boca Raton, FL?
Yes, we do! Boca Medical Care has Dr. Irfan Khan, our board-certified internal medicine doctor for the Boca Raton area. He would be happy to see you for a consultation to discuss your health and how he can help you. And if you need his services on an ongoing basis, he’d be happy to provide them for as long as you need them. Contact Boca Medical Care today or book your consultation with us online. And when you’re ready to come in for your appointment, you’ll find our clinic at 9250 Glades Rd #110 Boca Raton, FL 33434.
We look forward to hearing from and seeing you soon here at Boca Medical Care! We serve patients from Boca Raton FL, Deerfield Beach FL, Pompano Beach FL, Coral Springs FL, Delray Beach FL, Parkland FL, Boynton Beach FL, and Fort Lauderdale FL.