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INTERNAL MEDICINE DEPARTMENT The Department of General Medicine or Internal Medicine has senior consultants with many years of experience and clinical aptitude to handle complicated multi-systemic disorders. The Internist is in-charge of TOTAL PATIENT CARE and manages patients on a regular follow-up. He analyses the various problems of the patient in order of priority, gets help from the various organ specialists as indicated, and then decides on and implements the management strategy that would be best for the patient. The doctor (internist) also counsels the patient and the family.
 
The following specialties are available
 
1. Endocrine and Metabolic diseases- deals with patients with diabetes Mellitus, fats disorders(like cholesterol), thyroid gland, bone diseases like osteoporosis, problem of menopause in females etc utilizing the laboratory and radiology facilities.

2. Cardiology: cases of patients with different heart disorders like coronary artery disease, heart muscle diseases, vascular heart disease and the complication which may arise from them like angina, myocardial infarction and heart failure. The cardiologist maybe use of heart tracings like resting and exercising treadmill. E.C.G , holter monitoring and echocardiogram beside lab and radiology testing.

3. Respiratory disease (Pulmonologist):Manages patients with a wide variety of respiratory systems disorders like infections, bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, lung tissue diseases etc utilizing lab investigations, blood gas analysis, different modalities of radiology and respiratory function test etc.

4. Gastroenterology: deals with digestive system, liver pancreas and liver system diseases and undergoes different types of endoscopies for upper and lower gastrointestinal tract and biliary system.

5. Dermatology :Deals with different skin diseases which may result from chemical or physical injuries, infections, allergy, immune diseases and other pathological forms of rashes.

6. Psychiatry: takes care of a wide variety of patients with psychological /mental disorders, neurosis, & psychosis e.g. anxiety, phobias panic disorders, depression, schizophrenia etc both as outpatient and inpatient.