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Dr. Saikiran. S

Dr. Saikiran. S

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MBBS, MD - Family Medicine, Master of Public Health (MPH), Diploma in Cardiology

General Physician


Family Physician




16 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Passionate about quality primary care including acute and chronic medical, illnesses. Special interest in diabetes management and research, non-interventional and preventive cardiology.

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Vijayanagar, Bangalore

MedPoint - Health Roots Clinics


Dr.Bhanuptakash, 1129, Service Road, RPC Layout, Landmark: Near Attiguppe Metro Station, Bangalore

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Mon - Tue, Thu - Sat

07:00 - 08:00


Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore

People Tree Hospitals


2, Tumkur Service Road, Goraguntepalya, Landmark: Near BMTC Bus Stop And Opposite Taj Vivanta, Bangalore

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Mon - Thu, Sat

08:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 01:00


08:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 02:00

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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?

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.

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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.

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


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MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2000
MD - Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine, 2007
Master of Public Health (MPH) - University of South Carolina, USA, 2003


Karnataka Medical Council
American Board of Family Medicine
Academy of Family Physicians of India
Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India
Indian Association of Clinical Cardiologists


2007 - 2010 Consultant - Family Medicine at Family Medicine, USA
2012 - 2014 Consultant at Narayana Health
2015 - 2016 Consultant – Family Medicine at People Tree Hospitals


57379 Karnataka Medical Council, 2000
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