MD - General Medicine, MBBS
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85% (47 votes)
Dr. Venkatesh B is a Consultant Physician in the Department of Internal Medicine at Continental Hospitals. He has presented scientific papers at state and national conferences. He has worked as a lecturer (Sr.Resident) in the Department of General Medicine / Emergency Department at NIMS-Punjagutta. He has good clinical experience as a physician as he worked in various reputed institutes of south India. He has the special interest in clinical hematology and rheumatology.Sunday 10.30 to 12.30pm strictly on an appointment basis.
Very good experience, Doctor explained very well on health issues. I would definitely recommend to others
Heard patiently the issue explained and adviced accordingly. Suggested for certain essential tests and assured of calling me on receipt of reports from lab
Dr. is a very good and a through professional..A very soft spoken and down to earth being with excellent knowledge of thyroid field..I personally admire the way he deals and treat his patients..I am more than satisfied the way he treat me and suggest others also to seek his professional experties..
I took my dad to the clinic just to hear from the staff lady there that doctor hasn’t been actively visiting the clinic ever since the pandemic. It’s the responsibility of doctor or his staff to let visitors know if doctor is not available at the clinic.
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