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Internal Medicine Specialist

Internal Medicine Specialist located in Edina, MN

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Internal Medicine

If you’re at risk of an illness or chronic disease, or you’ve been diagnosed with one, turn to The Doctor's House in Edina, Minnesota, for exceptional primary care. Adepero Okulaja, MD, specializes in internal medicine to ensure the best outcomes for you and your family. Call the office to book an appointment or schedule one online today.

Internal Medicine Q & A

What is internal medicine?

Internal medicine at The Doctor’s House includes medical evaluations, diagnoses, and treatments of common chronic diseases, illnesses, and injuries. Dr. Okulaja finds the root cause of unpleasant symptoms and treats them using holistic methods whenever possible. 

She is highly trained in the field of internal medicine and provides convenient, exceptional service to all of her patients and their families. 

Which conditions does my provider treat?

Internal medicine specialists diagnose and treat many of the following conditions:

  • Colds, flu, and COVID-19
  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Obesity
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol 
  • Cardiac issues
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) issues

Dr. Okulaja offers Medicare wellness checks and service that is better than typical concierge care and personalized medicine. 

What are the benefits of internal medicine?

There are many benefits you can expect when choosing internal medicine care at The Doctor’s House. Examples include health improvements, fewer unpleasant symptoms, a lower risk of serious medical problems, a healthier weight, and improvements in emotional well-being. 

How does my internal medicine specialist diagnose my condition?

To find out which type of internal medicine problem you or a loved one has, Dr. Okulaja checks your vital signs, reviews your medical history and symptoms, and completes a comprehensive physical exam to assess your overall health and wellness.

She may use blood tests, urine tests, breathing tests, heart-function tests, X-rays, or other imaging procedures to find the root cause of ongoing pain and other symptoms. 

Which internal medicine treatments are available?

Dr. Okulaja tailors internal medicine treatments based on your needs, preferences, and lifestyle. Common recommendations available as part of internal medicine care at The Doctor’s House include:

  • Diet changes
  • More exercise
  • Vitamin mineral supplementation
  • IV infusions
  • Oral medications
  • Lifestyle coaching
  • Healthy weight management
  • Injections
  • Inhalers
  • Physical therapy
  • Specialist referrals

Dr. Okulaja refers you to a specialist as needed for complex diseases, serious injuries, and severe illnesses. She always has your best interest at heart and follows up with you as needed to enhance health outcomes.

To learn more about internal medicine at The Doctor’s House, call the office or use the online booking feature today.