General Medicine

General Medicine is a base speciality. The consultant faculty comprises of highly trained physicians. Their clinical skills are supported by excellent laboratory and investigatory facilities.
A general physician is a medical doctor who specialises in many diseases affecting the body, whose primary treatment does not involve surgery.

The following and more are treated under General Medicine department –

1) Cardiovascular system

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Ischaemic heart disease (angina, heart attack)

2) Respiratory system

  • Asthma
  • Emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Pneumonia
  • Lung fibrosis

3) Gastrointestinal system

  • Gastroenteritis
  • Liver disease including alcoholic lever disease

4) Neurological system

  • Cerebrovascular accident (strokes)
  • Epilepsy (seizures)
  • Dementia

5) Haematological

  • Anaemia

6) Endocrinological

  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid disease
  • Pituitary disease