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General Medicine

General Medicine is a branch of medicine which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases of the internal organs, especially amongst adults. The treatment is non-surgical and the span of this specialty includes asthma, respiratory diseases, tuberculosis, haematology and geriatric care. The Department of General Medicine at MMHRC, has admitted and treated the maximum number of patients.

Several executives have undergone the Health Check-up Programmes and many private insurance companies & T.P.A.s’ have included our department doctors in their Panel of Doctors. The Intensive Medical Care Unit (IMCU) and Intensive Coronary Care Unit (ICCU) are equipped with state-of-the-art equipments and manned round the clock by experienced medical personnel.

PG Training in General Medicine at MMHRC is recognized by Diplomate National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, General Medicine and Family Medicine. The PG training programme is quite popular for its depth of practical training. We attract brilliant and quality aspirants for the PG post every year.


Facilities & Equipment

  • Lung Biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Tuberculosis Clinic
  • FNAC lung and tube thoracostomy
  • Comprehensive Asthma Care Clinic
  • Computerised Pulmonary Lung Function Test
  • Pleural Biopsy by Abram’s & Cope’s pleural biopsy needles


  • 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

Sub-specialities of General Medicine

  • Haematology
  • Geriatric Clinic
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Asthma and Allergy Clinic

Medicine Department-major and minor procedures

  • Bone Marrow
  • Liver Aspiration
  • I.C.D. Procedure
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Pleural Aspiration
  • Diagnostic Tapping
  • Liver Biopsy Procedure

Emergency Contact : 0452-2581212 ,Cardiac Emergency : 0452 -2585001