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What's the difference is between doctors of 'internal medicine' and 'general practice'?
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Dr. Nancy Mellow
Internal Medicine
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In brief: One is a specialist
General practice usually means that the doctor has completed one year of hospital training after medical school.
Internal medicine doctors are specialists in the medical care of adults. They complete 3 or more years of training after medical college and must pass exams to become "board-certified" in internal medicine.

In brief: One is a specialist
General practice usually means that the doctor has completed one year of hospital training after medical school.
Internal medicine doctors are specialists in the medical care of adults. They complete 3 or more years of training after medical college and must pass exams to become "board-certified" in internal medicine.
Dr. Nancy Mellow
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Dr. Julie Holmon
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
In brief: Adult medicine
Internal medicine doctors are experts in caring for adults, but general practice doctors take care of people at any age, including babies.

In brief: Adult medicine
Internal medicine doctors are experts in caring for adults, but general practice doctors take care of people at any age, including babies.
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Dr. Julie Holmon
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