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Dr. Hariprasath J

Dr. Hariprasath J

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine

General Physician


Internal Medicine

21 Years Experience Overall  (15 years as specialist)

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Dr.Hariprasath is a General Physician at Tondiarpet, Chennai and has experience of 21 years in these fields.

Tondiarpet, Chennai

Apollo Hospital


645, Thiruvottiyur High Road, Landmark: Opposite Ezhil Hospital & ICICI Bank ATM, Chennai

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Mon - Sun

12:00 - 02:00

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Kilpauk, Chennai

Apollo First Med Hospitals


154, Poonamallee High Road, Landmark: Near Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

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+ 7

Mon - Sat

09:00 - 12:00

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Tondiarpet, Chennai

Nalam Medical And Diabetes Care


57, Pilliar Koil Street, Landmark: Behind MM Theatre & Near ESI Hospital, Chennai

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Mon - Sun

09:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 09:00


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


MBBS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 1999
MD - General Medicine - Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, 2005


Tamilnadu Medical Council
American fellow - college of chest physician


2000 - 2016 General Physician at Apollo Firstmed Hospital


64167 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1999
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