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Dr. Vinod Prem Anand

Dr. Vinod Prem Anand

MBBS, MD - General Medicine

General Physician


Internal Medicine

20 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vinod Prem Anand is a Doctor in Thiruvanmiyur/Kottivakkam, Chennai and has an experience of 18 years in this field of medicine and diabetes. Dr. Vinod Prem Anand practices at Nalam Medical Centre in Kottivakkam, Chennai,Fortis Malar Hospital in Adyar, Chennai and Apollo Spectra Hospital, MRC Nagar, Chennai. He is a member of Tamilnadu Medical Council. He is a specialist in General Medicine & Critical Care and a super specialist in diabetes

MRC Nagar, Chennai

Apollo Spectra Hospitals


41/42, 53/54, Satyadev Avenue, Landmark: Opposite Somerset Building & Ayyappa Temple, Chennai

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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

Awards and Recognitions

PG in Medico-Legal Laws in Healthcare Administration - 2006
DHA, Apollo Hospitals Educational & Research Foundation & Medvarsity - 2005


MBBS - Rajah muthiah medical college, 2000
MD - General Medicine - Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, 2009


Tamilnadu Medical Council


2008 - 2016 Founder at Nalam Medical Centre
Consultant Physician & Diabetologist at Life Line MultiSpecialty Hospital


65625 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2000
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