General Medicine

Manipal Hospitals Division of General Medicine is headed by advanced medical practitioners who are dedicated to managing and understanding all aspects of general health care of its patients. Patients are also offered disease prevention strategies and preventive care to help them maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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Why Manipal?

Manipal Hospital provides care in a clinical environment that thrives on the support of research and medical advancements. General medicine doctors at Manipal can provide comprehensive and personalized care. Preventive medicine care and comprehensive management of patients’ medical needs make Manipal’s General Medicine department one of the best in the country. Consultants at Manipal provide overall health care and are also able to treat specific conditions such as weight or diet management.

 

At Manipal’s General Medicine division, all emergencies are handled in the casualty and attempts are made to stabilize patients as per standard protocol. Our clinical expertise helps us seamlessly manage medical issues from a large spectrum of communicable and non-communicable diseases, such as hypertension, malaria, stroke, heart disease, diabetes and so on. 

  • Cardiology - Special clinics are available throughout the week with facilities to deal with issues such as acute coronary syndrome, myocardial infarction, CCF and acute left ventricular failure. Coronary angiography, echocardiography, treadmills and revascularization is available. Apart from this holter monitoring, EPS studies, Pacemaker implantations are also available as Cath lab facilities are available. 
  • Endocrinology - All forms of endocrine disorders can be treated at Manipal Hospitals. Pediatric OPD is also available for Pediatric endocrinology. 
  • Nephrology - Nephrology OPD is available throughout the week and the facilities Manipal hosts consists of peritoneal and haemodialysis, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and renal transplantations are also available in coordination with the Urology Division. 
  • Oncology & Immunology - Medical Oncology and Immunology facilities at Manipal hospitals are available with advice on a treatment protocol that is provided by trained, specialized medical oncologists and immunologists. 
  • Haematology - Bone marrow research study facilities are available at Manipal hospital and tests like cytogenetic studies as well as Immunocytochemistry are done at Manipal to treat conditions like aplastic anaemia and MDS. 
  • Gastroenterology - Liver biopsy facilities are available through the general medicine division and surgical procedures such as colonoscopy and endoscopy are also conducted. 
  • Neurology - Neurology OPD is available at Manipal hospital with facilities such as EMG, EEG, CT Scan, NCS, DSA, MRI & MRI angiogram. 
  • Respiratory - A separate department at Manipal Hospital is dedicated to pulmonary medicine for respiratory disorder cases that are tackled by trained specialists. 
  • Orthopaedics - Multidisciplinary musculoskeletal diagnosis and treatment are conducted at Manipal Hospital.
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology - Specialized care for women is provided through the different stages of their lifecycle by expert doctors.

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Facilities & Services

Manipal Hospital aims to provide personalized, cost-effective and convenience check-up services such as:

- Executive Health Check

- Advanced Cardiac Check

- Child Health Check

- Women Wellness Check

- Child Health Check

- Stroke and Cancer Check

- Adult Vaccination Programs

Commonly treated conditions

The General Medicine division regularly handles recurrent infections such as sore throat, cystitis thrust, cold, bacterial infections, chest infections and so on.

Tests are carried out for underlying disorders such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma.

Digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease and acid reflux are also handled on a periodic basis.

Type 2 Diabetes, endocrine disorders like under-active thyroid, high blood pressure, heart disease and chronic headaches like migraine are some of the commonly treated conditions at Manipal Hospitals general medicine division.

At Manipal Hospitals, we host a range of preventive health care programs along with lifestyle counselling, as we believe strongly that prevention is better than cure. Health checks are available seven days a week along with personalised health check-up plan for each individual or family unit.

FAQ's

Based on your condition, the general practitioner will perform a thorough diagnosis and then recommend further treatment and tests or refer you to a specialist in another division so that they may coordinate on treating your condition. Each patient undergoes a thorough analysis before any further treatments or procedures are to be administered.

Major and minor surgeries involving different pain levels are almost always performed under anesthetics at extremely safe levels. In the case of advanced procedures, the patient is sedated to completely eradicate pain. anesthetics used at Manipal are administered carefully by experts and have been proven safe for surgeries.

Seasonal changes, poor air quality, genetic predispositions & age pose as factors for a different range of general health conditions.

A number of things can be going wrong with the body even without any outward symptoms. It is best to have periodic health check-ups no matter your age, occupation or lifestyle.

Most health conditions are preventable as long as they are not genetic. Avoiding and preventing health problems requires knowledge and care. Manipal Hospital hosts a range of preventive health programs to aid patients and guests in improving their knowledge of preventive measures.

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