*This service is available for patients located in majority of 50 US states as well as for all international patients.
NATURE OF THE WORK
A personal physician who provides long-term comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints and digestive, respiratory, and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.1
Internists can receive training in the following subspecialties:
The residency for general internal medicine is three years. To practice in an internal medicine subspecialty requires from one to three years of additional training.
Aleksander Feoktistov, MD
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, ABIM
Riga Medical School, Latvia
St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center at Columbia University, New York, NY
NYU/Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
Aleksander Feoktistov , M.D. (Dr. Alex), treats patients with rheumatic diseases in Massachusetts at Tufts University and private practice. His areas of expertise include arthritis, gout, lupus, Sjogren's disease, scleroderma, polymyositis, vasculitis, Behcet's disease. He is recognized expert in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and teaches Rheumatology fellows at Tufts University in Boston.
Alexander Shapsis, M.D., FACG, FAALD
Board-Certified, fellowship-trained Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist
SUNY Downstate School of Medicine, NY
Internal Medicine Residency at the St. Vincents Medical Center of Manhattan
Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the St. Vincents Medical Center of Manhattan, as well as The Mount Sinai Hospital in Hepatology
St. Vincent\\\'s Hospital & Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York
Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Functional Bowel Disorders, Pancreatic and Billiary disorders.
Alexander Shapsis, M.D. is a Board-Certified, fellowship-trained Gastroenterologist in the New York area, specializing in all aspects of gastroenterology, hepatology, and hepato-billiary diseases.
Born in Moldova, Dr. Shapsis came to the United States with his family in 1991, and completed his undergraduate studies at New York University with a major in Biochemistry and a double Minor in Math and Philosophy. He graduated Cum Laude and finished his medical school training at the SUNY Downstate School of Medicine at the top of his class. He is also the winner of the HIAS scholarship for his academic merits.
Dr. Shapsis completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the St. Vincents Medical Center of Manhattan. Following his residency, Dr. Shapsis completed his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the St. Vincents Medical Center of Manhattan, as well as The Mount Sinai Hospital.
Dr. Shapsis is an attending physician at St. Vincents Medical Center of Manhattan, where he teaches residents and Fellows the basics of Gastroenterology. Dr. Shapsis has presented nationally and is a published author of multiple research articles on various topics in gastroenterology, gastrointestinal motility, and ano-rectal disorders. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and is an active member of the American College of Gastroenterology and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Shapsis is strongly committed to the care of his patients and the treatment of colon cancer.
* FACG, AASLD, NYSGE, AGA, AMA
Andy Fine, M.D. FACP
Internal medicine; ABIM
Medical College of Georgia
Internal Medicine, Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Denver, CO
Dr. Fine is an Internal Medicine/Primary Care Physician in private practice in Littleton, CO. He is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where he serves on both the
Medical School Admissions Committee and the Executive Committee of the Academy of Medical Educators. Dr. Fine is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Medical Society, and currently is Chair of the Scientific and Education Program for the American College of Physicians,Colorado.
He has been honored by the American Medical Association with the National Emerging Leaders in Medicine Award.He has served as Partnership Chair of Social Venture Partners Denver, and currently serves as Expert Clinical Medical Evaluator for the Center for Physician Enhancement and Education Program.
As part of Colorado's only Medicare Accountable Care Organization, Physician Health
Partners, Dr. Fine has served as Lead Physician Educator for the Practice Quality Performance Review Program, actively involved in Leadership in both Utilization Management and
Brandon Cutler, D.O.
Internal Medicine (ABIM) and Medical Oncology (ABIM)
Andrew Taylor Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO
Internal Medicine - Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
Hematology/Oncology - Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
Brandon Cutler, DO is a board certified Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology/Hematology physician who treats adults with blood or solid tumor malignancies. Dr. Cutler’s areas of interest and experience include breast, lung, colon, and prostate cancer, lymphoma and leukemia. He is married with 7 children and in his free time he enjoys camping, hiking, and biking. He also loves watching his children play soccer and perform in their marching band.
Bret Haymore, M.D.
Internal Medicine, ABIM
Allergy & Immunology, ABAI
Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
William Beaumont Army Medical Center (Internal Medicine), El Paso, TX
Walter Reed Army Medical Center (Allergy & Immunology), Washington, DC
Bret Haymore, M.D. was elected to the AOA honor society in medical school. He subsequently completed a residency in internal medicine and was chief medical resident. He has received numerous teaching and research awards and has published numerous articles in the medical literature. He served on the Board of Regents of a national allergy organization from 2007-2008.
His areas of expertise, for children and adults, includes airway diseases ( asthma cough, etc), allergic rhinitis (hay fever), anaphylaxis, food allergy and intolerances, medication allergies, insect allergies, urticaria (hives) and angioedema (swelling), eczema, contact dermatitis, sinusitis, immunodeficiencies, and allergen immunotherapy (allergy drops or shots). Dr. Haymore and his wife have five children.
Bryan Eggert, M.D.
Radiation Oncology; American Board of Radiology
Internal Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine
Washington University Medical School
St. Louis, Missouri
Radiation Oncology - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
Montefiore Medical Center, New York, New York;
Chief Resident 3rd year.
Internal Medicine - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Bryan G. Eggert, M.D., trained in radiation oncology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, New York. He has advanced training in External Beam, Intracavitary and Interstitial (needles and seeds). He has expertise in computerized IMRT radiation therapy planning and brachytherapy procedures. He also has training in the treatment of post-surgical thyroid malignancy. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology
In addition, he trained in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine.
Diane Jackson, MD
C.P.R., A.C.L.S., A.E.D., A.T.L.S., Base Station Training
University of Health Science Chicago Medical School
Howard University Hospital
Dianne Jackson's specialty is Emergency Medicine, however 85% of her 27 years of practice experience has been General Primary Care/General Internal Medicine. She has 19 years of private practice experience and manages uninsured primary care patients, ambulatory care, and personal injury patients with minor orthopedic injuries. In addition, she also served as a medical consultant locally and nationally providing information and advice on employee health issues.
Drew Huffman, M.D.
Des Moines University
University of Kansas
University of Louisville
Dr. Drew Huffman has over ten years of clinical experience in the evaluation and management of chronic medical conditions both related to the field of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology in those individuals over eighteen years of age. His primary areas of expertise include Osteoarthritis and Degenerative Joint Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Sjogrens Syndrome, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease, Gout/Pseudogout, Vasculitis (inflammatory blood vessel disease), Myositis (inflammatory muscle disease), Osteoporosis/Low Bone Mass and Chronic Pain Syndrome management.
Erika Steffe, MD
Internal Medicine ABIM
UC Davis School of Medicine
St. Joseph’s Hospital
UC Davis School of Medicine
Erika M Steffe MD trained in Internal Medicine in Phoenix, AZ. Subsequently, she completed her fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of California Davis School of Medicine and became board certified. She has practiced in hospitals as a consultant in Infectious Diseases and in her office in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Integrative Medicine for over 20 years. She presently continues to see patients in her practice in Sonoma County, California.
Eva Hausner, MD
ABIM, Internal Medicine
Charles University, Prague
Charles University, Prague
George Washington University Medical Center
Charles University, Prague
St. Vincent Medical Center affiliated with University of Massachusetts, Worcester
Dr. Hausner is a board-certified cardiologist. She was a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Department of Medicine at Georgetown University. She was also a Director at the Echocardiography Laboratory at the Cardiovascular Center of Northern Virginia. She was awarded the 2012 Top Cardiologist from the International Association of Physicians and the Women Board Award at American Heart Association.
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