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Dr. Akila Mani

Dr. Akila Mani

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MBBS, MRCP (UK), Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

General Physician

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Pediatrician

7 Years Experience Overall  (7 years as specialist)

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Dr. Akila Mani is a General Physician and Pediatrician in Vanagaram, Chennai and has an experience of 7 years in these fields. Dr. Akila Mani practices at Apollo Speciality Hospital in Vanagaram, Chennai,Apollo Family Clinic in Valasaravakkam, Chennai and NRG Multispecialty Clinic in Saligramam, Chennai. She completed MBBS from PSG medical college coimbatore.DR.MGR Medical University in 2001,MRCP (UK) from Royal Colleges of Physicians , U K in 2011 and Diploma in Child Health (DCH) from Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London in 2006. She is a member of Royal College of Physicians (UK),Royal College of General Practitioners (UK) and Tamilnadu Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Diabetic Diet Counseling,Foot infection,Hypertriglyceridemia,Diabetic Ulcer Treatment and Diabetes Management etc.

Vanagaram, Chennai

Apollo Sugar Clinic

64, Vanagaram to Ambattur Main Road, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 12:30
03:00 - 04:30

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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

Awards and Recognitions

Multiple international and National presentations
Multiple audits on clinical practice guidelines

Education

MBBS - PSG medical college coimbatore.DR.MGR Medical University, 2001
MRCP (UK) - Royal Colleges of Physicians , U K, 2011
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, 2006

Memberships

Royal College of Physicians (UK)
Royal College of General Practitioners (UK)
Tamilnadu Medical Council

Experience

2011 - 2013 General Practice and Diabetology at Spinney Medical Centre, England
2010 - 2011 Internal Medicine at Royal Liverpool University Hospital, England
2009 - 2010 Internal Medicine at University Hospital, Aintree, England
2007 - 2009 Internal Medicine at Warrington and Halton NHS Trust

Registrations

68017 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2001
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