Medicine Specialists

Comprehensive Adult Care, Including Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine

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Physicians and nurse practitioners at Great River Health System-Medicine Specialists provide a wide variety of acute and chronic care for our patients.

Internal Medicine

  • Primary care services for adults including:
  • Acute and chronic illnesses
  • Preventive care
  • Minor surgical conditions

Digestive Health

Some digestive diseases and conditions last only a short time and others are chronic. Symptoms may include bloating, a burning sensation, diarrhea, gas, nausea, vomiting or stomach pain.

Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine

Infectious disease specialists treat:

  • Difficult-to-diagnose or recurring infections (by physician referral)
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Sexually transmitted diseases

They also provide vaccinations and consultation for people traveling to undeveloped countries.

Rheumatology

Rheumatology is the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other disorders of the joints, muscles and ligaments. These conditions – rheumatic diseases – usually are linked to the body’s immune system. They can cause pain, swelling, stiffness, deformity and other symptoms.

Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine

Infectious disease specialists treat:

  • Difficult-to-diagnose or recurring infections (by physician referral)
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Sexually transmitted diseases

They also provide vaccinations and consultation for people traveling to undeveloped countries.

Becoming a patient

Physician referral is not required to make an appointment.

Bring to every appointment

  • Insurance card
  • Photo ID
  • Up-to-date list of medicines you are taking, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, supplements and cold remedies.
  • List of allergies

Prescription refills

Please call your pharmacy to request a refill, and they can request a refill from our clinic. Allow 48 to 72 hours for prescriptions to be refilled. Controlled substances, including narcotics, will not be refilled early.

Payments

Expect to pay your insurance copayment the day of your visit.