The Division of General Medicine at Lifeline Hospital, is a group of specialist doctors and allied health staff who are dedicated in providing patient-centered, evidence-based medical care in a clinical environment.
General medicine is the branch of medicine that focuses on adult care. It refers to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organs. A general medicine doctor may work with a patient’s heart, lungs and brain, among other organs. These doctors treat illnesses of the internal organs with methods other than surgery.
A specialist in this field is referred to as a general medicine physician. These doctors work with patients age 18 or older. General Medicine as a practice is the process of maintaining or restoring a patient’s health through diagnosis and treatment.