Internal Medicine Divisions
An internal medicine physician is 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 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.
The division of cardiology consists of over 40 volunteer community cardiologists working closely with the full time EVMS internal medicine faculty.
Gastroenterology specializes in maintenance of gastrointestinal tract health, treatment of related diseases, and screening for early recognition or prevention of related cancers.
We have a devoted faculty and staff, and a warm, family-like atmosphere for medical students interested in the field of internal medicine and its subspecialties.
The Glennan Center is renowned for its education of health care professionals at the medical school and in the community.
At the EVMS Division of Infectious Diseases we are dedicated to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, with a specialization in HIV and AIDS.
We provide an accredited fellowship program to train the next generation of nephrologists through our Partnership with Nephrology Associates of Tidewater.
We are dedicated to providing exceptional patient care and advanced education and research for the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary (lung) diseases and critical illness.
The Division of Rheumatology is involved in patient care, education, and clinical research for patients with inflammatory arthritis and other connective tissue disorders.
The Division of Sleep Medicine (DSM) provides educational opportunities in sleep medicine to EVMS medical students of all levels and to residents.