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Appointments and Specialities

The main characteristic of Internal Medicine as a specialty is the holistic global approach to the patient. It accompanies diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of each condition.

At Joaquim Chaves Saúde medical clinics, internists – Internal Medicine specialists – evaluate pathologies of various organs and systems, with different levels of severity and complexity. They play a central role in articulating with other specialties eventually involved in each treatment.

This is the mother-specialty from where all other derived, hence its importance in understanding groups of symptoms or diseases.

Besides providing Internal Medicine appointments, internists also work in Emergency and Reanimation Services, Medical Hospitalization Units and Intensive Care Units. These specialists are the ones who usually accompany the connection between ambulatory outpatients and hospitals in cases of complex pathologies.

Within the areas of competence for this specialty, below are the most frequent:

  • Cardiovascular diseases (arterial hypertension, cardiac insufficiency, etc.)

  • Respiratory diseases (pneumonia, COPD, etc.)

  • Endocrine diseases (diabetes, etc.)

  • Autoimmune diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, etc.)

  • Neurologic diseases (stroke, etc.)


Internal Medicine Appointment

Health Units

Clínica Cirúrgica de Carcavelos

Clínica de Cascais

Clínica de Entrecampos

Clínica de Miraflores

Clínica de Sintra

Health Professionals

Carlos Meneses

Joana Mapril

Joana Rodrigues dos Santos

José Lomelino Araújo

José Pimenta da Graça

Luís Lebre

Maria Bravo Ferreira

Other Specialties