The department of internal medicine at Om hospital is dedicated to excellence in patient care, research, and education. Disease diagnosis, management and prevention are the priorities of this department. It works closely with other specialised medical departments , facilitating a well-coordinated healthcare approach.Doctors of internal medicine, often-called internists or general internists, focus on adult medicine. Internists diagnose and treat adult illnesses of the body's internal organs. These doctors are also able to identify the cause of complex medical problems and refer patients, when necessary, to the appropriate specialists. Internists have special study and training that focuses on the prevention and treatment of adult diseases. Internists are sometimes referred to as the doctor's doctor, because they are often called upon to act as consultants to other physicians to help solve puzzling diagnostic problems. Internists treat conditions such as arthritis, high blood pressure and diabetes. They often manage the total health care of patients or entire families with chronic illness.