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About Dr. Judith Dixon
Dr. Judith Dixon, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Washington, DC, with another office in Silver Spring, MD. She has 32 years of experience. Her specialties include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and General Practice. Dr. Dixon is affiliated with Howard Univ. Hospital. She speaks English.
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Dr. Judith Dixon has the following 3 specialties
- Family Medicine
A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.
- 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.
- General Practice
A general practitioner is similar to a family practitioner in that they treat patients of all ages with a variety of health concerns. These doctors treat everyday ailments, some acute and chronic diseases, and also provid health checkups, physicals, inoculations and preventative care.
General practitioners differ from family practitioners because they are not required to complete an additional residency in family medicine after completing their medical school residency. Like family practitioners, general practitioners will also provide referrals to patients who are in need of a specialist.
Dr. Judith Dixon has the following 1 expertise
- Flu (Human Influenza)
Dr. Dixon is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Howard Univ. Hospital
32 Years Experience
Virginia Commonwealth University
Graduated in 1981
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