Dr. James R. Eells Explains Internist vs. General Practitioner

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(Newswire.net — July 15, 2015) Las Vegas, NV –While many people believe that general practitioners are always the first line of healthcare defense, Dr. James R. Eells, an internist and personal care physician in Las Vegas, Nevada, explains that more and more patients are turning to doctors of internal medicine as their primary care physicians.

“Doctors of internal medicine are often known as ‘the doctor’s doctor’ because we have special training in diagnosing complex diseases or conditions,” says Dr. Eells, whose information can be seen at http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Eells.html. “Internists can also be primary care physicians, however. In this case, a primary care physician is one who first sees the patient without a referral from another doctor.”

Dr. Eells goes on to state that many people consider GPs primary care physicians and erroneously believe that they must see a GP before being referred to an internist. “In most cases, doctors of internal medicine can see patients without any type of referral. Furthermore, most internist prefer to build a strong and long-term relationship with their patients so that they can see their illnesses, injuries and conditions in the totality of their overall health.”

Dr. James R. Eells is an internist who offers concierge or personalized medical care. “My patients not only use me as their first line of defense in healthcare but also as their primary source of advice and treatment. With personalized care, I am able to devote my full attention to developing treatment protocols and plans with my patients that meet their specific needs.”

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About Dr. James R. Eells: James Robert Eells, M.D., graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and was board certified by the American College of Physicians in 1989. He completed an internship and residency at the University Medical Center in Las Vegas in the early 90s and was board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1992. Dr. Eells was named America’s Top Physician in 2009 by the Research Council of America. He specializes in Internal Medicine and Urgent Care.


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Dr. Jim Eells

7106 Smoke Ranch Road, Suite #110
Las Vegas, NV 89128
United States
(702) 796-3847