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Internal Medicine services

Experience comprehensive, patient-centered care with internal medicine services at M. Zafar, MD, SC, in Central Illinois with offices in Streator and Flanagan. Led by Dr. Muhammad Zafar, MD, the practice offers a wide range of internal medicine services, caring for adult patients across the full spectrum of health and disease. Put your health first—schedule an appointment at M. Zafar, MD, SC, today by calling us at 815-796-4436.

Internal Medicine Q & A

What is internal medicine?

Internal medicine, often called "general medicine," is a medical specialty dedicated to the comprehensive care of adults. It involves diagnosing, treating, and preventing a wide array of diseases and conditions.

Dr. Zafar, at M. Zafar, MD, SC, leverages his extensive knowledge and experience in internal medicine to deliver personalized, effective care to each of his patients.

What conditions are treated under internal medicine?

Under the broad umbrella of internal medicine, Dr. Zafar treats many conditions, including heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, chronic lung conditions, and gastrointestinal issues. He also provides preventive care and wellness education to help patients lead healthier lives.

What can I expect during an internal medicine appointment?

An internal medicine appointment at M. Zafar, MD, SC, typically begins with Dr. Zafar taking a thorough medical history and performing a physical examination. Depending on the patient's health concerns, additional diagnostic tests may be recommended.

Dr. Zafar will then provide personalized care plans, which may include lifestyle modifications, medication management, or referral to specialists when necessary.

Why should patients choose internal medicine?

Dr. Zafar's approach to Internal Medicine is patient-centered. He understands that each patient is unique and tailors his care accordingly.

With a commitment to open communication, Dr. Zafar ensures his patients understand their health conditions and treatment options, empowering them to make informed decisions about their health.

How does preventive care fit into internal medicine?

Preventive care is a key component of internal medicine. It includes regular check-ups, health screenings, vaccinations, and lifestyle counseling—all aimed at preventing diseases before they develop.

Dr. Zafar is committed to helping his patients maintain and improve their health, and preventive care is a crucial part of that commitment.

Navigate your health journey confidently with internal medicine services at M. Zafar, MD, SC, serving Central Illinois with offices in Streator and Flanagan. Schedule your appointment with Dr. Zafar today by calling us at 815-796-4436.