Patients are referred to hospital internal medicine by the emergency department, OPD, their primary care doctor or other hospitals.

The scope of the hospital internal medicine practice includes 24-hour care of general medical, cancer, telemetry and geriatric patients, as well as consultative services for patients who require surgery.


  • Primary care and health maintenance
  • Internal medicine
  • General health care
  • Pre and postsurgical support
  • Preventive care
  • Geriatric care
  • Women’s health care
  • Men’s health care
  • Immunizations for adults
  • Minor surgery, including removal of skin lesions and wound suturing
  • Counselling, treatment and management of chronic and acute illness