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Dr. Priti Shanker

Dr. Priti Shanker

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MBBS

Allopath

General Physician

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32 Years Experience Overall

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Dr. Priti Shanker is a Doctor in Indiranagar, Bangalore and has an experience of 32 years in this field. Dr. Priti Shanker practices at Apollo Clinic in Indiranagar, Bangalore. She completed MBBS from GOVT MEDICAL COLLEGE,MYSORE - MYSORE UNIVERSITY in 1984. She is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA),Family Physicians Association Bangalore and Bangalore Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Indiranagar, Bangalore

Apollo Clinic

3.5

#2012, 1st Floor, 100 Feet Road, HAL 2nd stage, Indira Nagar., Landmark: Above Vision Express, Bangalore

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Mon, Sat

12:30 - 06:00

Tue - Fri

12:00 - 06:00

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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

Specializations

Education

MBBS - GOVT MEDICAL COLLEGE,MYSORE - MYSORE UNIVERSITY, 1984

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Family Physicians Association Bangalore
Bangalore Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Registrations

23568 Karnataka Medical Council, 1984
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