Internal Medicine

Heart disease. Diabetes. Obesity. Aging. As adult specialists in medicine, the health care team at Internal Medicine at Lake Oconee has the expertise to diagnose, prevent, treat and manage the often complex medical conditions faced by adults.

Internal Medicine at Lake Oconee is comprehensive adult medicine for ages 18 and older, offering annual checkups, sick visits and management of chronic conditions, including routine follow-up for conditions such as:

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Elevated cholesterol
  • Mild heart disease
  • Thyroid issues
  • Arthritis
  • Other complex medical issues or a combination of medical issues

As your primary care physician, we also coordinate any necessary referrals to subspecialists for management of more complex conditions. As part of the Augusta University Health system, we are backed by the largest group of subspecialists in the region, including many who practice right here at Lake Oconee.

Health Care, The Right Way

Our adult practice takes an active role in helping you proactively manage your health. At every visit, you can expect that we will provide a high standard of care, including ensuring that you are up to date on:

  • Your adult vaccines, including annual flu shots
  • Colonoscopy screening
  • Mammograms
  • PSA tests (for prostate)
  • Other recommended screenings

You can also be assured that as your primary care home, we stay in close communication with your subspecialists so that we stay up to date on the “big picture” of your health status.

Meet Your Physician

Dr. Ricky Byrd