At Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in Chicago, our team of internists offers state-of-the-art technologies and advanced treatment options in helping our patients manage a wide variety of cancers. Internists treat common illnesses, including viruses and infections like the flu. Internists also treat chronic illnesses such as diabetes, high cholesterol, asthma and high blood pressure. The internists at our Chicago cancer center work closely with patients to diagnosis cancers and other diseases and recommend an appropriate treatment.
Internists at our hospital in Chicago focus on a broad spectrum of medical conditions. An internist is trained and educated to diagnose and treat the whole patient, from basic infections to complex diseases. Our internal medicine doctors help treat patients with rare and complex diseases. Internists also focus on prevention efforts, helping patients reduce the risks of related complications that may exacerbate their illness. At our hospital in Illinois, our internists work in many different departments, including intake, critical care, intensive care, metabolic support, survivorship and quality of life.
Glynis Vashi, MD, joined CTCA® Chicago in 1992 as an internist and intake physician. Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Vashi serves in multiple positions at our Chicago hospital, including Chief of Medicine, Lead Physician of the New Patient Clinic and Medical Director of Nurse Navigation. As an internal medicine physician, she treats medical problems that may arise during the course of the admission or intake process. Dr. Vashi works closely with patients to diagnose their disease and help design an individualized treatment plan to meet their needs.