Althea Hankins, MD, FACP, MEd, MPA, an Internist with Hankins and Associates, LLC

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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