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Dr. Govindappa

Dr. Govindappa

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General Physician




41 Years Experience Overall

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Dr. Govindappa is a General Physician and Diabetologist in HSR Layout, Bangalore and has an experience of 41 years in these fields. Dr. Govindappa practices at Dr Govind's Medical and Diabetes Centre in HSR Layout, Bangalore and Sagar Hospitals in Jayanagar, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 1976,MD-Diabetes from Kasturba Medical College in 1985 and Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD) from University of Newcastle, Australia in 2000. He is a member of Association of Physicians of India,Indian Medical Association (IMA) and American Diabetes Association (ADA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Infectious Disease Treatment,Health Checkup (General),Fever Treatment and Diabetes Management etc.

HSR Layout, Bangalore

Dr Govind's Medical and Diabetes Centre


#541,16th cross 17th Main 4th Sector, HSR layout, Landmark: Near BDA Complex, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 11:30
07:30 - 09:30


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


MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 1976


Association of Physicians of India
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
American Diabetes Association (ADA)


HOD(Medicine) at Victoria Hospital
Consutlant at Sagar Apollo Hospital
Consultant at Gangothri Hospital


14240 Karnataka Medical Council, 1976

Trainings and Certifications

MD-Diabetes - Kasturba Medical College, 1985
Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD) - University of Newcastle, Australia, 2000
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