Internal Medicine

At New York Medicine Doctors, we pride ourselves in helping patients through a wide range of issues and ailments. While our team is composed of specialists that can help in various fields of medicine, we also want our patients to feel comfortable coming to us for Internal Medicine and cardiology. From the initial diagnosis process to the end of your treatment regimen, we’ll work to provide you with all the aspects of care you need to make a full recovery.

Now Offering Connected Care: Home Health Monitoring

Connected Care Home Health Monitoring helps your doctor easily monitor your health remotely.  You can measure and monitor your blood pressure, oxygen levels, weight and glucose among other health metrics using our medically accurate devices, and your doctor will receive your health data automatically.

If you have one or more chronic health conditions, your doctor may ask you to monitor your blood pressure or weight frequently. Save yourself a trip to the doctor’s office and manage your condition from the comfort of your own home. Your data is safely stored and shared with your doctor via the portal in real time for analysis and feedback.

    • SAVE TIME AND MONEY: Reduce routing office visits. Your healthcare professional can remotely monitor and provide care and instruction from the office via email communication, phone or telehealth.
    • PEACE OF MIND, BETTER TREATMENT: Your doctor has current and thorough information to make a more accurate diagnosis and take action faster, such as making medication adjustments. 
    • EASY SETUP: You can use your own device, or you can be issued a device by our staff. Your data is synched to your account and will be received by your healthcare professional. 
    • CLINICAL ACCURACY AT HOME and ON-THE-GO: easily monitor your health conditions when traveling, or at work. Wireless, connects to your smartphone via free App. Integrated with both Apple Health™ and Android Health™. Also works with Apple Watch™ or Android Wear™.
    • ADVANCED FEATURES: Measurement charts, goal tracking, multi-user ability, reminders, notes and innovative smart feedback mode.  
    • SECURE DATA MANAGEMENT: store, monitor, track your progress in your app, on demand sharing with your family or doctor (in app or via email). 
    • SMART DESIGN: All devices are streamlined and compact, easy to store or wear. Wearable devices are stylish, very light and portable, fully wireless, light, and discrete. Battery life up to a year of frequent use.

What We Treat

Our internal medicine physician, Dr. Jefrey Tun, is well versed in the causes of the most common internal medicine based conditions, as well as what needs to go into treatment. When you decide to work with our team, you’ll be able to find relief from the following:

Internal Medicine and Cardiology Q&A

What Does Internal Medicine Help With?

Having a reliable internal medicine doctor you can trust plays an important role in maintaining your overall health. No matter your age or gender, visiting a internal medicine doctor is often the first step in receiving more involved medical attention. If you’ve never used a internal medicine doctor before, or are unaware of their importance, please see below reasons you need to be working with one:

  • Better management of chronic illness and conditions.
  • Provide routine screenings for medical issues.
  • Monitor the entirety of your medical history. 
  • Limit your trip to the hospital.
  • Potentially lower healthcare costs.
  • Vaccinations/Flu Shots.
  • Travel Medicine.

What Are The Jobs Of A Internal Medicine Doctor?

At a bare minimum, patients should visit a internal medicine doctor at least once a year for a checkup to help ensure no serious medical issues have developed. However, there is no reason you shouldn’t visit them more frequently. At New York Medicine Doctors, we’re committed to helping our patients remain happy and healthy. Our internal medicine doctor can do this in a variety of ways, including:

  • Perform yearly physicals to accurately monitor your health compared to your age group.
  • Diagnose and treat ailments and injuries that take place.
  • Provide referrals to specialists for more serious conditions.   

Why Is Internal Medicine So Important?

As previously stated, one of the major jobs of a internal medicine doctor is to provide referrals to patients who need more advanced forms of care. Aside from internal medicine, our team is also made up of specialists who work in the fields of urology and gynecology. Having specialists in the same practice allows our internal medicine doctor to refer patients to trusted sources of care.    

What Is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the branch of medicine that focuses on disorders of the heart.  Our team can help diagnose and treat some of the most common heart-based conditions, which can help to extend your life.  Below are some of the problems our cardiologist will be able to help with:

  • Cardiovascular disease.
  • Heart attacks.
  • Strokes.
  • High blood pressure.
  • High blood cholesterol.
  • General inflammation.

When Should You Visit A Cardiologist?

Just like with any other type of doctor, you should never go too long without visiting a cardiologist.  Yearly checkups and screens can go a long way in monitoring your overall health levels.  However, don’t feel as if you can’t make an appointment before a year has passed since the last one.  If you begin to deal with any of the below, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team:

How Are Heart Problems Diagnosed?

At New York Medicine Doctors, our team is focused on providing state of the art testing so we can hone in on exactly what is causing your heart problems.  These tests go a long way in creating the treatment regimen that will offer the most beneficial outcome.  Examples of what will be performed depending on your symptoms include the below:

What Are Some Tips For Keeping Your Heart Healthy?

Due to the heart’s job within the body, we advise that our patients do everything in their power to remain healthy.  While sometimes problems cannot be avoided, the likelihood of them developing can be diminished by following the below tips:

  • Limit your intake of sodium and unhealthy fats.
  • Quit smoking if you’re a smoker.
  • Increase your fiber intake.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Manage your weight.