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Lancaster General Health internal medicine primary care providers are specially trained in preventing, diagnosing and treating acute and chronic conditions in adults 18 years of age and older.

Serving Adults in Our Community

Specialized primary care for people 18 years of age and older.

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Internal Medicine Practices

In addition to caring for adults at all of our Family Medicine practices, we offer two Internal Medicine practice that provide primary care exclusively for adults.

LG Health Physicians Internal Medicine is a primary care practice dedicated to the unique health care needs of adults 18 years of age and older. 

From early adulthood through your mature years, we can help you:

  • Stay healthy with the latest preventive care, including age and gender-specific screenings 
  • Get timely treatment for unexpected illnesses and injuries
  • Manage chronic conditions like high blood pressure and osteoporosis

LG Health Physicians Women's Internal Medicine is a primary care practice dedicated to the unique health care needs of adult women 18 years of age and older. Our experienced and compassionate female physicians care for you as a whole person—body, mind and spirit—focusing on prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

From early adulthood through the child-bearing years and menopause, and beyond, we can help you:

  • Stay healthy with the latest preventive care, including screenings specific to women’s health
  • Address women’s special health concerns around menopause, breast health, and skin health
  • Get timely treatment for unexpected illnesses and injuries
  • Manage chronic conditions like high blood pressure and osteoporosis
  • Discover resources for stress management, fitness, healthy eating, and overall well-being through traditional and integrative medicine

We are part of the Women’s Specialty Center. Recognizing that symptoms and diseases are different in women and men, Lancaster General Health created this distinctive center, bringing together primary and specialty care for women by all female providers, in one convenient location. In addition to our internal medicine practice, other specialists are available in cardiology, gastroenterology and behavioral health counseling. Learn more about our specialized care for women at Women's Internal Medicine.

Wellness Checks

At your regular wellness visit, we perform exams and recommended screenings. Depending on your age, these may include screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, cervical cancer, prostate cancer, depression, sexually transmitted disease and osteoporosis. We may also recommend other tests, such as a mammogram, screening for human papilloma virus (HPV) or a bone density scan.

We also address issues like smoking and obesity that increase your risk for future disease. By establishing a relationship through regular wellness exams, we can get to know what is normal for you, and give you the chance to ask questions and get answers.

Physicals

Employers and other organizations sometimes require a physical examination as a condition of employment or participation in an activity. Specific requirements are different depending on the reason for the physical.

Most physicals include a general exam, height, weight, heart, and blood pressure checks, and a medical history. A work physical might include a tuberculosis (TB) skin test, urinalysis for drug and alcohol screening, a chest X-ray, and validation that required immunizations are current.

Our physicians are also familiar with current Pennsylvania Department of Health requirements for school physicals and Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Associate requirements for pre-participation sports physicals.   

Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care

We are happy to help you transition from pediatric to adult care, which usually takes place between ages 18 and 21. We will work with you to select a doctor, determine your readiness to make decisions, understand insurance issues, and more. We want to help you assume a greater role in your health care by connecting you with the appropriate resources and specialists.

This transition is important for everyone, but especially for young adults with chronic illnesses such as asthma or diabetes, physical challenges, and cognitive, emotional, or developmental challenges. We can connect families with a wide range of community resources, including vocational training, job placement, and day services.   

Annual Wellness Visit

Patients 65 years of age or older are entitled to a free Annual Wellness Visit (AWV). This face-to-face visit with a member of our team is a chance for you to talk about your health, set goals, and learn about what you can do to improve and maintain your health.

The AWV is not a typical office visit. It is intended to be a proactive approach to maintaining your health and reducing the future risk of illness. If you have a current health concern, please schedule an office visit or a traditional physical exam with your primary care provider.

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