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Dr. Vijayaraghavan.S

Dr. Vijayaraghavan.S

Dr. Vijayaraghavan.S

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MBBS

General Physician

28 Years Experience Overall

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Dr. Vijayaraghavan.S is a Doctor in OMR Road, Chennai and has an experience of 28 years in this field. Dr. Vijayaraghavan.S practices at Apollo Speciality Hospitals O M R in OMR Road, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Madras University in 1986. He is a member of Tamil nadu medical council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Piles Treatment,Lumbar Punture,Diabetes Management,Paracentesis and Viral Fever Treatment etc.

OMR Road, Chennai

Apollo Speciality Hospitals O M R

4.0

5/639, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Perungudi, Chennai, Chennai

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09:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 07:00

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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 - Madras University, 1986

Memberships

Tamil nadu medical council

Experience

General Physician at Apollo Hospital

Registrations

41376 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1986
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