Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine services offered in Financial District, New York, NY

If you become ill or develop a chronic disease, help is available in the Financial District of Manhattan in New York City. Board-certified internal medicine specialist Ora Pearlstein, MD, cares for you to reduce the risk of serious medical problems. Call Dr. Ora Pearlstein to schedule an appointment or book one online today.

Internal Medicine Q & A

What is internal medicine?

Internal medicine with Dr. Pearlstein encompasses evaluations, diagnoses, and treatments for common illnesses, diseases, and injuries you may encounter. She has more than 20 years of medical experience and uses a top-quality concierge medicine approach to ensure the best possible patient outcomes. 

Why might I need internal medicine?

Internal medicine is beneficial if you struggle with one or more of the following:

  • Illnesses
  • Injuries
  • Diabetes 
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Cancer
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Infections
  • Chronic (ongoing) pain

Dr. Pearlstein also offers an array of preventive medicine services, including medically supervised weight loss, nutrition counseling, vaccinations, and birth control for women.

What should I expect during internal medicine appointments?

Dr. Pearlstein offers in-person and virtual telemedicine options. She provides:

Vital signs check

During a vital signs check, Dr. Pearlstein evaluates your body weight, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure, pulse, and other vital signs.

Medical history review

Dr. Pearlstein discusses your medical history, symptoms, lifestyle habits, and health goals during a medical history review.

Physical exam

Dr. Pearlstein completes a physical exam to evaluate your overall health, wellness, and disease risk factors. She offers prostate exams to screen for prostate cancer in men and pelvic exams to screen for gynecological problems in women. 

Diagnostic tests

Diagnostic tests you may need include nasal or throat swabs, urine tests, blood tests, and heart- or lung-function tests. You might also require allergy testing, biopsies, X-rays, or other imaging procedures.


If you have a medical problem or worrisome risk factors, Dr. Pearlstein may recommend treatment. She provides medically supervised weight loss, lifestyle-change counseling, vaccinations, birth control for women, minor procedures, prescription medicines, specialist referrals, and more.

When should I schedule internal medicine visits?

Call Dr. Pearlstein any time you develop unusual symptoms, become ill or injured, or have concerns about your health. If you’re in good health, see her once a year for an annual physical to detect possible problems or their risk factors. 

To schedule an internal medicine visit with Dr. Ora Pearlstein, call her office or use the online booking feature today.