Section of General Internal Medicine

General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics provides comprehensive primary care to adults. We are commitment to offering excellent comprehensive primary care to adults. We provide screening, routine health care maintenance, pre-operative assessment, and same day express care clinic services. Our 65Plus program has been in practice since 1988 and offers excellent geriatric care. West Virginia University has the most prestigious academic medical center in the region and this is reflected in our department's dedication to high quality treatment, diagnosis, and education.

Members of the section provide coordinated care for patients in the out-patient and in-patient settings. Out-patients are seen in Medical Group Practice located on the third level of the Physician Office Center. Hospital services are provided in Ruby Memorial Hospital which is connected to the third level of the Physician Office Center via an enclosed walkway.

Members of the Section provide a variety of specific services including:

  • Check-ups for health promotion and disease prevention
  • Pre-employment physicals
  • Preoperative assessments
  • Routine care of common medical illnesses
  • Ongoing medical management and coordination of care for complex disease states

Mission and Goals

The Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics is committed to providing high quality, primary care to adults from age 18 to over 100. We provide health promotion and disease prevention through comprehensive evaluation of each patient’s health status.

We care for our patients’ acute and chronic conditions by practicing compassionate, evidence-based medicine.