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Dr. Thomas George

Dr. Thomas George

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine

General Physician


Internal Medicine


Consultant Physician

40 Years Experience Overall  (36 years as specialist)

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Dr Thomas George is one amongst the senior most Medical Consultants with 40 years of rich experience & handled various medical emergencies currently working as Medical Director in Chennai Medical Centre, Nesapakkam ,West KK nagar. He is also working as the senior most Medical Consultant in Vijaya Hospital Vadapalani , Chennai

KK Nagar, Chennai

Chennai Medical Centre


Number 51, Thiruvalluvar Salai, Nesapakkam, West K.K. Nagar, Landmark: Opposite To Bharat Petrol Bunk, Chennai

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08:00 - 04:45
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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


MBBS - Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, 1978
MD - General Medicine - Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai, 1984


Indian Medical Association (IMA)


1980 - 2019 Consultant at Vijaya Hospital , Vadapalani
2007 - 2019 Medical Director & Senior Medical Consultant at Chennai Medical Centre


32869 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1980
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