Dr. Althea Hankins, MD, FACP, MEd, MPA, Internist
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Dr. Althea Hankins, MD, FACP, MEd, MPA

Internist

5801 Germantown Ave Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 19144

About

Dr. Althea Hankins is an internist practicing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Hankins specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Hankins provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.

Education and Training

Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine 1981

Board Certification

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Treatments

  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Hepatitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hepatitis C
  • Pain
  • Schizophrenia
  • Vascular Disease

Internships

  • Michigan State University

Hobbies / Sports

  • Reading, Star Trek

Dr. Althea Hankins, MD, FACP, MEd, MPA's Practice location

5801 Germantown Ave -
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144
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Get to know Internist Dr. Althea Hankins, who serves patients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Hankins is a well-versed internist in private practice – Hankins and Associates, LLC – in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

A Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

As for her academic career, Dr. Hankins earned her medical degree from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in 1981, graduating in the top 10% of her class. She then went on to serve her internship in internal medicine at Hurley Medical Center, followed by her residency in internal medicine at McLaren Flint and her fellowship in pulmonary disease at Temple University Hospital.

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.

Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Hankins enjoys reading and watching Star Trek. 

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