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About Dr. David Andrews III
Dr. David Andrews III, MD, FACP is a Doctor primarily located in Gulf Breeze, FL, with other offices in Pensacola, FL and Pensacola, FL (and 2 other locations). He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Andrews is affiliated with Sacred Heart Hospital - Emerald Coast, South Baldwin Regional Medical Center and Baptist Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. David Andrews III has the following 3 specialties
- Medical Oncology
Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Hospice care & Palliative medicine specialists focus their practice on pain management, symptom relief and qualify-of-life treatments to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients. These doctors have specialized expertise in the treatment of patients with serious illnesses, advanced diseases and conditions resulting from catastrophic injury. Though often they work within hospice settings, they prevent and alleviate suffering appropriate at any age and stage of disease and can work alongside practitioners providing curative treatments.
Hospice care & Palliative medicine focuses on depression, pain, fatigue, constipation, nausea, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping, among other conditions. They also alleviate psychosocial distress and other stressors that accompany terminal illnesses. They are skilled in guiding families through legal and ethical decision-making in end-of-life care and can address spiritual issues at these times. By coordinating care across settings by improving communication among providers, they improve access to information for families so that they understand the patient's condition and treatment options.
- Bone Marrow Transplantation
- Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
- Palliative Care
- Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
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Dr. Andrews is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Sacred Heart Hospital - Emerald Coast
South Baldwin Regional Medical Center
Sacred Heart Hospital - Pensacola
South Baldwin Hospital Foley, Al
Baptist Health Care Systems
36 Years Experience
Graduated in 1977
Dr. David Andrews III accepts the following insurance providers.
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