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About Dr. Michelle S Nazareth MD
Dr. Michelle S Nazareth, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Modesto, CA. She has 21 years of experience. Her specialties include Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hospitalist. Dr. Nazareth is affiliated with Ucsf Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute and University of California San Francisco Medical Center at Parnassus. She speaks English.
Dr. Michelle S Nazareth has the following 4 specialties
- 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.
A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.
Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in the care of patients in the hospital. The majority of hospitalists are board-certified internists and have completed the same training as other internal medicine doctors including medical school, residency and board certification examination.
Hospitalist activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care. They have more expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis since, unlike other specialists or primary care doctors, they spend most of their day in the hospital.
They often coordinate the care of their patients and act as the central point of communication among the different doctors and nurses involved in the patient's care. They are also the main physician for family members to contact for updates on a loved one.
Dr. Michelle S Nazareth has the following 4 expertise
- Chest Pain
- Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Dr. Michelle S Nazareth is Board Certified in 3 specialties
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Dr. Nazareth is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
21 Years Experience
University Of Minnesota Medical School
Graduated in 1998
Dr. Michelle S Nazareth Accepts the Following Insurance
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4601 Dale Rd Modesto, CA : (209) 557-1650
Locations & DirectionsKAISER PERMANENTE MODESTO MEDICAL CENTER, 4601 Dale Rd, Modesto, CA
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