Internal Medicine doctors, or Internists, are trained to prevent, diagnose, and treat illness in adults. Internal Medicine is the fundamental base of medical training that many other specialties build on.
Elizabeth B. Burgos, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
- family medicine
- internal medicine
Location and Office HoursVanderbilt Health Williamson
2105 Edward Curd Ln
Franklin, TN 37067
- BlueCross BlueShield
- BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
- Coventry Health Care
- Great-West Healthcare Cigna
- United Healthcare
- Baptist Hospital
- Metropolitan Nashville General Hospital
- TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center
- Trousdale Medical Center
- Vanderbilt University Medical Center
- Williamson Medical Center
- What kind of training do internal medicine doctors have?
How can I determine if a doctor is part of a group medical practice?
Today, most doctors practice in groups, either large or small. In fact, as of December 2010, more doctors were employed by hospitals than were in private practice.
How can I determine if a doctor will be easy to reach by phone or e-mail?
It is often difficult to reach a doctor for a phone call. They are often busy with other patients and you may end up talking with an office nurse. More and more doctors are responding to patient e-mails. However, doctors do not get compensated for phone calls and e-mails and that is often why they prefer to see you in person. Also, your appearance can tell a good deal about your health status that is not discernable in a phone call or e-mail. Accurate diagnoses are better made in-person than by phone or Internet.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
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