MBBS, MS - General Surgery
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Dr. Govindarajan Periasamy is a Urologist and General Surgeon in Anna Nagar East, Chennai and has an experience of 22 years in these fields. Dr. Govindarajan Periasamy practices at Selvarangam Hospital - Institute Of Liver & Digestive Diseases in Anna Nagar East, Chennai and Appasamy Hospital in Arumbakkam, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Madras Medical College,Madras university in 1984 and MS - General Surgery from Kilpauk Medical College,DR.MGR Medical University in 1996. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Urostomy,Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection,Male Infertility Treatment,Male Sexual Problems and Surgery Of The Penis etc.
Q: Who is a urologist?
A: A urologist is a doctor specially trained in and who treats diseases of the urinary tract in both males and females. Urologists may also treat diseases of the male reproductive system.
Q: What diseases can urologists treat?
A: Urologists commonly treat diseases such as urinary tract infections (UTI), cystistis, urinary incontinence, bladder stones, kidney stones,cancers, prostate enlargements, scrotal diseases. etc.
Q: What is the difference between an urologist and a nephrologist?
A: A nephrologist is a medical physician who specially treats complex diseases that affect the kidneys such as nephritis, kidney stones, polycystic kidney disease, and acute and chronic kidney failure. An urologist treats the urinary tract system in both men and women.
Q: When should I visit a urologist?
A: One should visit a urologist if there are symptoms such as burning and pain during urination, presence of blood in urine, pain in abdomen, incontinence or repeated urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Q: Can a urologist treat diseases of the female reproductive system?
A: Urologists can treat common illnesses in females such as urinary tract infections, bladder inflammations, prolapse and cancers. For conditions related to uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, they are referred to a gynecologist.