Specialists for internal medicine, internists, treat the structure, function and diseases of all the organs in the human body.


Specialist for internal medicine

Internal medicine is particularly familiar with prevention, recognition, treatment and rehabilitation of diseases of the following body systems:

  • Vascular system (angiology)
  • Skeleton and connective tissue (rheumatology)
  • Metabolism and hormones (endocrinology/diabetology)
  • Digestive organs (gastroenterology)
  • Blood and haematopoietic [blood producing] organs (haematology/oncology)
  • Heart and circulation (cardiology)
  • Kidneys and urinary tract (nephrology)
  • Respiratory organs (pneumology)