Dr. Alexander Shikhman is an Internal Medicine doctor (Primary Care Physician) in San Diego, CA, USA. Dr. Alexander Shikhman is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital - Encinitas, Scripps Green Hospital, Institute For Specialized Medicine Inc. Dr. Alexander Shikhman provides medical care in outpatient clinic and hospital setting. Dr. Alexander Shikhman provides preventive care, medical check ups, immunizations, medical treatment for disease like hypertension, diabetes, heart problems and refer to other specialists if needed. You can find contact information like phone number, practice website, office address and reviews for Dr. Alexander Shikhman.
An internist or Internal Medicine doctor is someone who specializes in diagnosing and treating illnesses, diseases, and health problems. Most internists are also primary care doctors and treat patients on a regular basis. They can diagnose and treat common illnesses or more serious problems. Most people see an internist regularly. Those with chronic illnesses may do so on a monthly or even weekly basis. Internists are the most common types of doctors.
A rheumatologist is a certified internist who is qualified to diagnose and treat arthritic diseases of the joints, muscles, and bones. Rheumatologists can conduct tests and perform procedures that can help relieve the symptoms of various illnesses and diseases that affect the joints, muscles, and bones.