Dr. Jennings is trained as a primary care specialist, practicing both internal medicine and pediatrics. This combined specialty is sometimes shortened to "Med Peds". Dr. Jennings provides ongoing and comprehensive medical care for those of all ages by drawing upon training in both medical specialties. He provides care in a family context, drawing upon knowledge from both fields to provide a uniquely comprehensive spectrum of care.
The specialty of internal medicine is an area of primary care for adults. Dr. Jennings specializes in diagnosing and treating cross-system illnesses that may affect multiple organ systems. When necessary, Dr. Jennings can also refer patients to specialist physicians when medically needed. As an example, patients with severe liver problems could be referred to a hepatologist for additional medical tests or treatments.
Pediatricians like Dr. Jennings are health professionals who specialize in treating kids of all age groups, providing extensive health care for infants, kids & teenagers. Pediatricians function as primary care providers, or the first point of contact when a patient needs treatment. Dr. Jennings is trained to provide well-rounded health care for children of all ages, working closely with the patient's loved ones to make sure that the child is developing & growing correctly.
As a family doctor in Illinois, Dr. Ryan Jennings provides complete medical care for households & individuals. Family physicians may detect, treat, & manage a wide variety of conditions, illnesses, & diseases. As a family physician, Dr. Jennings is frequently the initial point of contact for patients looking for general or primary medical care & can refer patients to a specialist when necessary.