What is Internal Medicine?
Internal medicine is the medical specialty of dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of internal diseases.
Is Internal Medicine right for me?
According to American College of Physicians, an internal medicine physicians, or internists, are specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. They are especially well trained in the diagnosis of puzzling medical problems, in the ongoing care of chronic illnesses, and in caring for patients with more than one disease. Internists also specialize in health promotion and disease prevention.
Listen to Greater Regional Health's own Internal Medicine explain their field of medicine.
Why Greater Regional Internal Medicine?
Having a wide variety of providers to choose from to find the provider with the right philosophy is important. That is why Greater Regional has many different providers, so you have the choice. Along with a choice of providers, Greater Regional gives you access to care right here in Creston. No need to drive hours for chronic care management or adult medicine providers. Our providers are close to home, to give you the care you expect.
Meet Our Providers
Matthew Checketts, DO
"I feel strongly that quality of life is very important and my goal is that my patients will enjoy a high quality life."
"I have a strong teaching component in my practice which benefits my patients, the practice, myself and hopefully the students which I have the privilege to teach."
"I want to create relationships with my patients so I can help them better their health and make going to see the doctor something they look forward too!"
Everett Roberts, ARNP
"My goal is to be an ally for my patients and provide the best possible care while ensuring they feel empowered to make informed decisions and take part in their own health maintenance."
Kendall Lange, ARNP
"I work closely with the assisted living, long term care and skilled rehabilitation teams in Union County and surrounding areas."