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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. 

General Medicine

Hopkins GIM internists fill several key roles:

Palliative Medicine

  • 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.

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

Affiliated Practices

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

Dr. Ashar

Bimal Ashar, MD, MBA, FACP

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