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Dr. Ravi Raghavan

Dr. Ravi Raghavan

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FRCP, MBBS, MD - General Medicine

Allopath

General Physician

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Internal Medicine

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40 Years Experience Overall  (37 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ravi Ragavan is a leading General Physician with clinical experience in diagnosis and treatment of Infectious diseases. His specialization lies in the management of infections in specific subgroups like Diabetes, Asthma, and other immunocompromised states.Hypertension is a silent killer and a very important risk factor for heart, brain, and kidney disease. Dr.Ravis area of expertise lies in diagnosis and management of essential hypertension and Patients with prolonged fevers of undetermined origin. He is currently associated with Manipal Hospital (Bangalore) and takes a great pride in the work he does. He is also a Member of Association of Physicians of India and The Indian Medical Association.

Old Airport Road, Bangalore

Manipal Hospital

3.5

98, Kodihalli, Landmark: HAL Bus Stop, Bangalore

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+ 16

Tue - Fri

10:30 - 01:00

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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?

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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.

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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.

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Education

FRCP - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSE), U.K, 2000
MBBS - University of Pune, 1979
MD - General Medicine - University of Pune, 1982

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Registrations

41104 Karnataka Medical Council, 1979

Trainings and Certifications

MRCPS - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSE), U.K, 1984
Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics (PGDMLE) - National Law School of India Univeristy, Bangalore, 2001
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