Clinical Services

Hopkins GIM faculty focus on delivering excellent primary and hospital-based care while serving as exemplary clinical role models for students and housestaff. Clinical faculty provide up-to-date, evidence-based patient-focused care to diverse patient populations from Baltimore City and surrounding communities. 

Primary Care

Hopkins GIM internists fill several key roles:

Specialty Services

Hopkins GIM offers specialty care in several settings and through a variety of programs:

  • After Care Clinic (ACC) serves as a resource for patients who have recently been treated in the emergency department or inpatient setting and are in need of short term follow-up 
  • Executive and Preventive Health Program provides comprehensive health assessments for people with busy schedules
  • Healthful Eating, Activity & Weight Program works with patients to make long-term lifestyle changes to prevent chronic disease and improve their health with a focus on obesity, prediabetes and hypertension
  • Hypertension Center provides consultative care for patients with high blood pressure that is difficult to diagnose and/or treat
  • JHM Diabetes Prevention and Education Program (DPEP) provides two evidence-based programs: 1) The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) for persons with prediabetes; and 2) Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) for persons living with diabetes
  • Palliative Medicine Program helps patients facing life-threatening illnesses and their families live the fullest lives they can, control pain, deal with the mental and emotional effects of a serious illness, and manage symptoms

Affiliated Practices

Hopkins GIM faculty and fellows also work in collaboration with colleagues from around the campus.

Bimal Ashar, MD MBA

  • Clinical Director, Division of General Internal Medicine
  • Professor of Clinical Medicine