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Dr. P. Gautam

Dr. P. Gautam

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - General Medicine

General Physician


Internal Medicine

20 Years Experience Overall  (20 years as specialist)

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He's specialized in prevention and treatment of adult diseases. This includes common illnesses that affect adults, including infections and chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, thyroid disorders, asthma etc.He also takes care of patients who need admission to a hospital and he's a consultant physician at KIMS hospitals, Secunderabad.Dr Gautam did his MBBS from Gandhi Medical College and MD (General Medicine) from Osmania Medical College. He has trained and worked abroad, in UK and USA. He did residency in Internal Medicine from Case Western Reserve University, OH, USA and worked as a hospitalist physician for 5 years at Tucson Medical Center, AZ, USA. He is American Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He is a Consultant Physician at KIMS Hospitals, Secunderabad.His interest lies in treating patients with respect and compassion, spending time with them and treating every symptom in a comprehensive manner. His passion lies in teaching clinical medicine to medical students and residents.

Habsiguda, Hyderabad

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1-4-56/1, First Floor, Opp to ICICI Direct, Street No.8, Habsiguda, Secunderabad, Hyderabad-500007, Landmark: Opp to ICICI Direct, Hyderabad

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05:30 - 06:30


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

American Board Certified in Internal Medicine - 2007


MBBS - Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, 1995
MD - General Medicine - Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, 2000
DNB - General Medicine - MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA, 2007


Association of Physicians of India (API)


2012 - 2015 Consultant Physician at Sunshine Hospitals
2015 - 2015 Consultant Physician at KIMS Hospital
2007 - 2012 Hospitalist Physician at Tucson Medical Center, Az, USA
2004 - 2007 Resident In Internal Medicine at Metrohealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Oh, USA
2001 - 2004 Senior House Officer And Registrar at Calderdale And Huddersfield Nhs Trust, Uk


36962 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 1995

Trainings and Certifications

ABIM (USA) - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007
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