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Dr. Meena Thiagarajan

Dr. Meena Thiagarajan

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MBBS

General Physician

15 Years Experience Overall

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Dr. Meena Thiagarajan is a Doctor in Thousand Lights, Chennai and has an experience of 15 years in this field. Dr. Meena Thiagarajan practices at Apollo Children's Hospitals in Thousand Lights, Chennai and Apollo Medical Centre in Kotturpuram, Chennai. She completed MBBS from Madras Medical College in 1986. She is a member of Tamilnadu Medical Council,Indian Academy of Paediatrics,National Neonatology Formu,India and Indian Medical Association General Medical Council (U.K). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Yellow Fever Vaccination,Lower/Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Treatment, Nebulisations,Childhood Infections and Newborn Jaundice etc.

Thousand Lights, Chennai

Apollo Children's Hospitals

4.5

Number-15, Shafee Mohammed Road, Landmark: Near Apollo Heart Centre, Chennai

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Thu

09:00 - 01:00

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Kotturpuram, Chennai

Apollo Medical Centre

4.0

15/42, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Landmark: Near Anna Centinary Library & Opposite AMM School, Chennai

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Tue, Thu, Sat

03:00 - 05:00

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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

Services

Yellow Fever Vaccination
Nebulisations
Childhood Infections
New Born Child Care

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Madras Medical College, 1986

Memberships

Tamilnadu Medical Council
Indian Academy of Paediatrics
National Neonatology Formu,India
Indian Medical Association General Medical Council (U.K)

Experience

1995 - 1997 Junior Consultant at Childrens hospital
2002 - 2017 Consultant at Apollo hospital

Registrations

41824 Tamilnadu Medical Council, 1986
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