Internal Medicine Doctor
Dr. Arthur Kavanaugh is an Internal Medicine Doctor in La Jolla, CA
with special training and skill in the diagnosis, treatment, and care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. Internists specialize in puzzling medical problems and in the ongoing care of chronic illnesses. Internists also specialize in preventing disease by promoting health, and are trained to manage multisystem disease conditions that single-organ-disease specialists may not be trained to address.
As an Internal Medicine Doctor, Arthur Kavanaugh, MD performs
assessment, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment therapies for diseases and disorders in adult patients. Internal Medicine is
a medical specialty focused on study, prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of short and long term multi-organ conditions. Significant diseases and conditions treated by
Internal Medicine Doctors include cold and flu, heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and chronic lung disease. Internists generally act as personal physicians and often develop long-term relationships with their patients.
Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Internal Medicine Doctors
include medical history reviews, physical exams, blood tests, scans, and other diagnostic tests, as well as specialist referrals. Internists may choose to practice only in the hospital, only in an outpatient clinic, or in both.
Internal Medicine Doctors in University City, La Jolla, CA
Primary Care Doctor
Primary Care Doctors in University City, La Jolla, CA
Dr. Arthur Kavanaugh is a Rheumatologist in La Jolla, CA
with special training and skill in diagnosing, treating, and preventing disorders related to inflammation of the joints, muscles, and ligaments.
As a Rheumatologist, Arthur Kavanaugh, MD performs
physical examination, imaging, and testing for musculoskeletal and systemic autoimmune conditions, commonly called rheumatic diseases. Rheumatology is
a medical specialty dedicated to treating diseases and disorders related to conditions that cause joint, muscle, and bone pain, stiffness, and deformity. Significant diseases and conditions treated by
Rheumatologists include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, gout, chronic pain in the back, neck, knee, hip, or other joint, fibromyalgia, tendonitis, vasculitis, lupus, scleroderma, myositis, and antiphospholipid syndrome.
Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Rheumatologists
include x-ray, MRI, and CT imaging, rheumatoid factor testing, c-reactive protein testing, synovial fluid testing, pain medication prescription, physical therapy referral, dietary recommendations, and referral to other specialists as needed.
Rheumatologists in University City, La Jolla, CA
Allergist & Immunologist
Dr. Arthur Kavanaugh is an Allergist & Immunologist in La Jolla, CA
with special training and skill in diagnosing and treating conditions that affect the immune system.
As an Allergist & Immunologist, Arthur Kavanaugh, MD performs
therapies to treat conditions like asthma, allergic reactions, and immune system disorders. Allergy & Immunology is
concerned with addressing the causes and treating the symptoms of immune deficiencies and hypersensitivities. Significant diseases and conditions treated by
Allergists & Immunologists include allergic conjunctivitis, gastroenteritis, eczema, immune deficiencies, organ transplants, asthma, and allergic reactions to pollen, mold, food, drugs, and insect stings.
Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Allergists & Immunologists
include allergy testing, allergy injection treatment, prescribing medication, and referring patients to other specialists as needed.
Allergists Immunologists in University City, La Jolla, CA