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Dr. Prahalad

Dr. Prahalad

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine

General Physician

41 Years Experience Overall

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Professor Dr. B. Prahlad who retired as Professor of Medicine from Gandhi Hospital, and Head of Department of Medicine at Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India will now leverage his expertise as Consultant to Diabetes Care which provides relief to people suffering from Diabetic complications.On joining, Diabetes Care, Dr Prahlad said, “I am excited to be part of Diabetes Care which is the newest specialty clinic operated by Koya Health Care Pvt. Ltd that focuses on basic metabolic diseases such as: Diabetes, ESRD, Heart disease, Cognitive Metabolic Disorders (Dementia) and Fatty Liver Disease. Artificial Pancreas System is a FDA-certified, clinically proven, patented metabolic disease therapy which is proven for the management of these life-altering metabolic diseases combined with the “Best-Standard-of-Care” for Diabetes. APS Therapy has been proven to be extremely safe, as well as capable of reversing major co-morbidities of chronic Diabetes, including: Neuropathy, Diabetic Ulcers, Nephropathy, ESRD Retinopathy, Hypertension and Sexual Dysfunction.He is also actively involved in conducting Association of Physicians of India AP State Chapter Conference.Dr Prahlad attended the American Diabetic Conference at Chicago in 2007.Diabetes Care is privileged to have Dr B Prahlad on its panel of Doctors.

Warasiguda, Hyderabad

Sri Tirumala Maternity And Nursing Home

#12-10-23, Sitaphalmandi, Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Landmark: Near Railway Gate, Hyderabad

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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 - Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, 1979
MD - General Medicine - Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, 1979


Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)
Association of Physicians of India (API)


1987 - 2001 Assistant Professor at Gandhi Medical College
2001 - 2003 Associate Professor at Osmania Medical College
2003 - 2005 Professor of Medicine at Guntur Medical College
2005 - 2009 Professor of Medicine at Gandhi Medical College


7860 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 1979
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