Internal Medicine: Caring for the “Whole Patient”

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MemorialCare Medical Group
Featured speaker:

Laurie A. Mortara, MD

  • Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Dr. Mortara grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii where she graduated from the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine. She then came to Southern California and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the St. Mary Medical Center-UCLA program where she was selected as Chief Resident her final year. Dr. Mortara then went on to a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Harbor-UCLA. She has been in private practice in Long Beach for over 18 years prior to joining MemorialCare Medical Group. She has been honored as as Top Doctor in her field in 1999 and 2010.

Podcast Summary

Internal medicine, also known as general medicine, specializes in dealing with prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases.

The Dr. Laurie Mortara, MD, talks about the more common conditions that an Internal Medicine (Internist) physician treat and manage and how he/she takes care of the entire patient.