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Dr. Air Vice Marshal P Kharbanda VSM (Retd)

Dr. Air Vice Marshal P Kharbanda VSM (Retd)

Dr. Air Vice Marshal P Kharbanda VSM (Retd)

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General Physician


40 Years Experience Overall

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MBBS from AFMC Pune and MD from RGUHS, Bangalore. Served in the Indian Air Force for 38 years and retired on 31 Dec 2016.Worked in field units as well as Command and Air HQs.Apart from practicing general medicine, also have MD in Alternate medicine and specialized in Chronic DiseaseQualified Astrologer, holding Jyotish Alankar and Jyotish Acharya and trying to practice 'Medical AstrologyPractice Holistic Medicine for treating Body, Mind and Soull

Kaggadasapura, Bangalore

Kharbanda's Total Health Care


4th Cross Road, Kaggadasapura Main Road, Bengaluru 560093, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

11:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 08:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is General Physician?

A: A general physician (GP) is a medical doctor who specializes in non-surgical healthcare to adults. A general physician treats many diseases that affect the body, whose primary treatment does not require surgery. General physicians treat all conditions related to the cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological, haematological, endocrine, and gastrointestinal systems. Some GPs can specialize in any one of the systems listed above.

Q: What are the education qualifications for a General Physician?

A: General physicians are also referred to as primary care physicians. A general physician needs to complete a medical residency for primary care practice after graduating from medical school. The pre-requisites for residency are a bachelor’s degree based on sciences, minimum GPA, medical school, and basic medical training. The candidate should be committed to spend 3 years in residency.

Q: For which symptoms should one consult a General Physician?

A: A general physician is usually the primary contact for any health issue. A general physician treats you for cardiovascular, respiratory, muscle-bone, neurological, gastrointestinal, and endocrine related health issues that can be treated without surgical intervention. So, if you have any symptoms related to any of these systems, you can consult a general physician.

Q: Do General Physicians provide home consultations?

A: General physicians or practitioners provide routine healthcare like physical examinations and immunizations, and treat a host of medical conditions. They usually have regular, ongoing, long-term patients and provide medical care to patients of different age groups. Providing home consultations is a choice that the general practitioner has to make. General check-ups or routine examinations may be provided at home.

Q: Can a General Physician perform surgery?

A: No, a general physician mainly provides non-surgical treatment for a number of health conditions, illnesses, and injuries. A general surgeon and not a general physician performs surgeries. General physicians specialize in primary care and build long-term relationships with the patients. The treatment provided by physicians revolves around basic medication, physical therapy, and other non-surgical techniques to treat various conditions


Awards and Recognitions

Ati Vishish Seva Medal - 2006


MBBS - AFMC, Pune, 1978
MD - IAM Bangalore, 1987




1980 - 2018 Speciaist in Indian Air Force at Indian Air Force


20620 Punjab Medical Council, 1980
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