A physician and resident work with a patient at the Strelitz Diabetes Center.

Internal Medicine

Providing award-winning comprehensive care and managing common and complex illnesses of adolescents, adults and the elderly from the primary-care office to the hospital.

Our residencies

Study with renowned faculty and gain comprehensive training as an Internal Medicine resident at EVMS. Choose from numerous electives to explore your interests, or specialize in geriatric medicine in our Combined Internal Medicine & Geriatrics Residency.

Our residents are ready to practice as hospitalists or enter advanced training in subspecialty medicine. Graduates use the skills they gain from our patient-centered practice to make a difference in their communities locally and globally.

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Compassion in patient care

We strive to provide the highest-quality primary and subspecialty care for every patient we serve. Schedule an appointment in one of our specialties:

Be part of our team

Are you interested in providing cutting-edge patient care, advancing scientific knowledge through research and offering exceptional medical education?

Join our dedicated, energetic team of clinicians, researchers, educators and support staff in Internal Medicine, one of the largest academic departments at EVMS. Find out how you can make a difference for patients, medical students and our community.

Supporting renowned programs

Our providers support five of Sentara Norfolk General Hospital's nationally recognized programs to offer patients the best care available at the region's No. 1 hospital.

U.S. News and World Report has ranked Sentara Norfolk General Hospital among the top 50 hospitals in the nation in internal medicine subspecialties including Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology and Nephrology. The hospital has also earned high-performing marks in internal medicine-staffed programs including Gastroenterology & GI Surgery and Geriatrics.

Be a part of groundbreaking research with the Strelitz Diabetes Center. Participate in a clinical trial to improve health in our community and around the world.

“Enhancing opportunities for our medical students, residents and fellows to engage with our distinguished faculty and innovating in the delivery of medical education remains fundamental to our mission of providing an excellent medical education.”

Rehan Qayyum, MD, MHS, SFHM, FAHA,
Chair of Internal Medicine

Join our dedicated, energetic team of clinicians, researchers, educators and support staff in Internal Medicine, one of the largest academic departments at EVMS. Find out how you can make a difference for patients and our community.

Congratulations!

Several Residents and medical students had abstracts accepted by the Society of Hospital Medicine Converge Research, Innovations, and Clinical Vignette Scientific Abstract Competition, April 7-10 in Nashville, Tenn.:

  • Mutaz Alkalbani, Mruna Patel, Rupinder Bahniwal: “Done with Methadone”
  • Zahra Tasneem and Minh tu Tran (student): “Oral Ulcers Were the Tip of the Iceberg: An Unusual Presentation of Acute Myeloid Leukemia”
  • John Janousek: G-Force Folly: Rollercoasters as a Potential Cause for Subdural Hematoma”
  • Zahra Tasneem and Alsiddig Elmahdi (student): A Tale of Two Drugs
  • Bansi Patel: “The Clot Thickens: Procedures Can Be a Pain in the Neck”

Kanishk Deep Sharma, Chief Resident PGY-3, Internal Medicine-Geriatrics, had an abstract selected for the Presidential Poster Session at the 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, May 11-14 in Orlando, Fla. The abstract is on “Inflammatory Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy or Another Alzheimer’s Disease.”