Internal Medicine Specialists in Illinois

Chicago (3994)Maywood (370)Springfield (350)Peoria (331)Evanston (320)
Park Ridge (229)Oak Lawn (207)Urbana (175)Rockford (162)Oak Park (124)Naperville (109)Arlington Heights (106)Berwyn (104)Elmhurst (96)Glenview (93)Burr Ridge (90)Aurora (86)McHenry (85)Lake Forest (80)Skokie (80)Downers Grove (75)Decatur (73)Elgin (69)Hinsdale (69)Hoffman Estates (68)Joliet (68)North Chicago (63)Orland Park (62)Hines (59)Winfield (59)Long Grove (58)Elk Grove Village (56)Belleville (54)Highland Park (52)Palos Heights (52)Olympia Fields (51)Champaign (50)Bloomington (45)Libertyville (44)Waukegan (44)Lombard (42)Carbondale (39)Evergreen Park (39)Gurnee (39)Schaumburg (39)Bolingbrook (38)Des Plaines (38)Danville (37)Kankakee (37)Moline (37)Mount Vernon (37)Quincy (36)Alton (35)Melrose Park (35)Marion (34)Tinley Park (34)Vernon Hills (34)Oak Brook (33)Riverside (33)Deerfield (32)Bloomingdale (31)Hazel Crest (31)Mattoon (31)Jacksonville (28)Niles (28)Wheaton (28)Buffalo Grove (27)Freeport (27)Northbrook (27)Rock Island (27)Crystal Lake (26)Normal (26)Woodstock (26)Barrington (24)O Fallon (24)Blue Island (23)Effingham (23)Harvey (23)Herrin (23)Lincolnwood (23)Westmont (23)New Lenox (22)Huntley (21)Addison (20)Maryville (20)Silvis (20)Sycamore (20)Wilmette (19)Bourbonnais (18)Glen Ellyn (18)Lisle (18)Mount Prospect (18)Oakbrook Terrace (18)Grayslake (17)La Grange (17)Burbank (16)Morris (16)Morton Grove (16)Plainfield (16)Cicero (15)Galesburg (15)Geneva (15)Palatine (15)Pekin (15)Winnetka (15)Carol Stream (14)Dekalb (14)Oak Forest (14)South Holland (14)Dixon (13)Northfield (13)Pontiac (13)River Forest (13)Granite City (12)Ottawa (12)Rolling Meadows (12)Zion (12)Calumet City (11)Du Quoin (11)Frankfort (11)Sterling (11)Algonquin (10)Chicago Heights (10)Edwardsville (10)Harrisburg (10)Saint Charles (10)Willowbrook (10)Bannockburn (9)Batavia (9)Benton (9)Centralia (9)Flossmoor (9)Glendale Heights (9)Lake Bluff (9)Lemont (9)Merrionette Park (9)Palos Hills (9)Peru (9)Swansea (9)Westchester (9)Wheeling (9)Carlinville (8)Fairview Heights (8)Jerseyville (8)Lake Zurich (8)Lincoln (8)Lockport (8)Loves Park (8)Macomb (8)Morton (8)Bartlett (7)Chicago Ridge (7)Gibson City (7)Highland (7)Homer Glen (7)Mundelein (7)North Aurora (7)Robinson (7)Rochelle (7)Salem (7)Sandwich (7)Scott Air Force Base (7)Shelbyville (7)Shiloh (7)South Elgin (7)Aledo (6)Bridgeview (6)Crest Hill (6)East Saint Louis (6)Franklin Park (6)Hickory Hills (6)Kewanee (6)La Grange Park (6)Oswego (6)Spring Valley (6)Staunton (6)Villa Park (6)Watseka (6)Woodridge (6)Belvidere (5)Brookfield (5)Clinton (5)Crestwood (5)East Dundee (5)East Peoria (5)Elmwood Park (5)Havana (5)Homewood (5)Lake In the Hills (5)Lincolnshire (5)Olney (5)Roscoe (5)South Barrington (5)Streator (5)Washington (5)Bellwood (4)Breese (4)Canton (4)Chillicothe (4)Columbia (4)Forsyth (4)Glen Carbon (4)Greenville (4)Hanover Park (4)Itasca (4)Kildeer (4)La Grange Highlands (4)Mahomet (4)Matteson (4)Monticello (4)Mount Carmel (4)Murphysboro (4)Princeton (4)Red Bud (4)Robbins (4)Rosiclare (4)Round Lake Beach (4)Streamwood (4)Taylorville (4)Yorkville (4)Anna (3)Collinsville (3)Darien (3)Dwight (3)Fox River Grove (3)Geneseo (3)Great Lakes (3)Harvard (3)Hoopeston (3)Island Lake (3)Lake Villa (3)Marengo (3)Metamora (3)Mokena (3)Monmouth (3)Mt Prospect (3)Norridge (3)Palos Park (3)Park Forest (3)Petersburg (3)Pittsfield (3)Rantoul (3)Riverwoods (3)Romeoville (3)Rosemont (3)Rushville (3)Shorewood (3)St Charles (3)Sugar Grove (3)Vandalia (3)

Learn more about Internal Medicine Specialists

An internist specializes in providing adults with comprehensive prevention, diagnosis and treatment services for a wide range of diseases and conditions, including infections, minor injuries, and acute and chronic diseases. Internists are highly skilled as diagnosticians. They also provide adults with regular, routine primary healthcare services.

An internist typically:

 
  • Evaluates a patient’s medical history and teaches the patient about wellness and disease prevention

  • Diagnoses and treats acute diseases and conditions including infections, injuries, and gastrointestinal conditions

  • Screens, treats and monitors a range of chronic physical conditions, such as hypertension, diabetes, thyroid disease, heart disease, and depression

  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests and prescribes medications

  • Consults with other members of a patient’s medical and surgical team

  • Provides cancer screenings, such as skin and thyroid checks and breast exams

  • Performs reproductive health screenings including pelvic exams, Pap smears, and sexually transmitted disease (STD) screenings

  • Provides family planning and contraceptive counseling

Internists may also be known by the following names: internal medicine doctor, general internist, primary care doctor, internal medicine physician, physician of internal medicine, general practitioner, and adult doctor.

There are 8908 specialists practicing Internal Medicine in Illinois with an overall average rating of 4.0 stars. There are 539 hospitals in Illinois with affiliated Internal Medicine specialists, including Evanston Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.