General Internal Medicine

UF Health General Internal Medicine – Jacksonville provides comprehensive primary care for adolescents beginning at age 16 to the elderly. Outpatient services are offered at three separate locations: the Ambulatory Care Center on the UF Health Jacksonville campus, UF Health North and at UF Health Internal Medicine - Emerson.

Faculty physicians also see patients admitted to the medicine team at UF Health Jacksonville. Medical care is provided by physicians comprised of one faculty physician, three internal medicine residents and a third-year medical student.

Additionally, the division offers two unique services to the Jacksonville community:

  • A geriatric and hospice and palliative care physician, who holds certificates of added qualifications in both, who provides outpatient geriatric services, including a comprehensive geriatric assessment clinic, a dementia clinic, as well as inpatient palliative care consultation to patients.

  • The Program for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (PAIDD) provides primary care and a medical home for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For more information about PAIDD, please contact Melinda Morrison, RN, BSN at 904-244-9217.


Services provided by the UF Division of General Internal Medicine in Jacksonville include:

  • Acute and urgent medical care
  • Cancer screenings
  • Common immunizations and vaccines
  • Routine health maintenance

Physicians offer management of a variety of medical conditions, including:

  • Asthma
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Chronic lung diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and chronic bronchitis
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Dyspepsia and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol)
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Management of chronic anticoagulation
  • Migraine headaches
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Seizure disorders
  • Stable coronary artery disease
  • Thromboembolic disease
  • Valvular heart disease