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Dr. Santosh Kumar P.K

Dr. Santosh Kumar P.K

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MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetes

General Physician


13 Years Experience Overall

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Dr. Santosh Kumar P.K is a General Physician,Diabetologist and Endocrinologist in Nagawara, Bangalore and has an experience of 13 years in these fields. Dr. Santosh Kumar P.K practices at Ideal Diabetes Center in Nagawara, Bangalore,Chirayu Multispeciality Clinic in Kasturi nagar, Bangalore and Imax Clinics in HRBR Layout, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from BLDEA's Shri B M patil Medical College. Bijapur in 2000,PG Diploma in Cardiology London from Royal College of England, UK in 2006 and Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetes from Royal College of England, UK in 2007. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Fever Treatment,Diabetes Management and Health Checkup (General) etc.

Nagawara, Bangalore

Ideal Diabetes Center

#410/A, 1st Stage, 3rd Block, HBR Layout, Kalyananagar Post. Landmark: Near BDA Complex., Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

07:30 - 10:30


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 - BLDEA's Shri B M patil Medical College. Bijapur, 2000
Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetes - Royal College of England, UK, 2007


60775 Karnataka Medical Council, 2001

Trainings and Certifications

PG Diploma in Cardiology London - Royal College of England, UK, 2006
PGP Diabetes - John Hopkins University, New York, 2015
fellowship american college of endocrinology - American Board, 2017
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