Introduction

Total care that you can count on.

The Department of General Medicine at MMHRC handles numerous cases each day. This includes patients referred to with conditions difficult to diagnose or ailments that are found to be treatment-resistant. The department diagnoses and treats diseases of the internal organs among patients across all age groups. This includes cases like asthma, allergy, respiratory diseases, COPD, bronchitis, tuberculosis, tropical infectious diseases, hematology related ailments, geriatric care and many more.

Education:

Our PG training program is widely sought after for its depth of practical training. The program is recognized by the Diplomate National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, General Medicine and Family Medicine.

Sub-specialities of general medicine:

  • Hematology
  • Geriatrics
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Asthma and allergy

Facilities

  • Lung biopsyLung biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Tuberculosis clinic
  • FNAC lung and tube thoracostomy
  • Comprehensive asthma care clinic
  • Computerized pulmonary lung function test
  • Pleural biopsy by Cope & Abrams needles

Procedures performed:

  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Aspiration / Biopsy
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Pleural aspiration
  • Ascitic fluid tapping

Doctors

  • Dr. P. Krishnamoorthi; MD (Gen. Med.), FCGP, FIAMS – Senior Consultant
  • Dr. B. Purushothaman; MD (Gen. Med.) – Consultant
  • Dr. Chinnadurai; MD (Gen. Med.) – Consultant
  • Dr. P. Praneetha; MBBS, DNB (Gen. Med.) – Registrar
  • Dr. S. Sivakumar; MBBS, DNB (Family Medicine) – Registrar