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Internal Medicine Specialist

Jana HealthCare

Laila Farhat, MD

Internist & Obesity Medicine Specialist located in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY

At Jana HealthCare, Laila Farhat, MD, is passionate about bringing over 20 years of experience in internal medicine to the community of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. With expertise as an internist and as a weight loss specialist, Dr. Farhat offers care for an array of adult conditions. Whether you are seeking preventive care, looking for a diagnosis, or coping with a chronic illness, the clinic is accepting new patients. Reach out today by calling the New York City office or by using the online booking tool to begin your journey to wellness.

Internal Medicine Q & A

What is internal medicine?

Internal medicine refers to the general medical treatment of adults suffering from a spectrum of health conditions and illnesses. Internal medicine physicians or internists can offer patients a diagnosis, treatment options, and ongoing care for mild to severe needs.

If you are a patient looking for a doctor to aid in preventive medicine, examine an unknown condition or illness, or guide you in a treatment plan, internists offer communicative, long-lasting relationships. 

At Jana HealthCare, internal medicine from Dr. Farhat focuses on overall patient well-being and positivity, no matter the state of health or treatment requirements. 

What do internists treat?

Internists treat a spectrum of adult health conditions and illnesses. Rather than focusing on one organ system or area of expertise, they offer expert knowledge on all areas of the body. 

Internists may often work with other specific practitioners when treating a patient, depending on their needs, and decipher ongoing treatment plans.

Internists like Dr. Farhat may treat a singular condition, or multiple illnesses or issues that are related. These may include: 

  • Routine illnesses (e.g., flu, bronchitis)
  • Chronic fatigue or sleep problems
  • Digestive issues 
  • Infections
  • Blood problems
  • Vascular and heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity 
  • Kidney, urinary, or bladder conditions 
  • Joint and rheumatologic conditions
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Neurological conditions 
  • Mental health 

Often adults may see their internist for years, as they have a general view of the patient’s medical history and past treatments. This makes diagnosing a current or chronic issue more substantiated. 

What can I expect at internal medicine visits?

At Jana HealthCare, Dr. Farhat offers a broad spectrum of knowledge and treatment options for a range of adult conditions. Her experience as an internist, as well as a trained health coach and weight loss specialist, is a helpful aid in internal medicine treatments. 

Often, you can alleviate health conditions and chronic illness with improvements in nutrition, physical activity, and mental health in addition to other treatment plans.

Dr. Farhat builds long-lasting relationships with patients, striving for elevated levels of communication, and successful treatment results. 

If you are coming in for a diagnosis of a singular incident or looking to find an internal medicine provider to see for years, the clinic offers both temporary and continual care. 

Jana HealthCare always opts for the most cutting edge technologies and promotes self-love, inspired self-care, and preventive medicine. If you are seeking compassionate internal medicine treatment, reach out today via phone or use the online booking tool.