Internists focus on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases, usually long-term, comprehensive care

These practitioners integrate alternative practices, such as acupuncture and naturopathy, with traditional medicine

Peter Hashisaki, M.D., Overlake Hospital Medical Center, 1035 116th Ave. NE, Bellevue, 425.455.8248; Overlake; University of Washington, 1975

Hospitalists are concerned with the delivery of comprehensive medical care to hospitalized patients