"Internal Medicine is a specialty that deals with the entire patient, rather than a particular organ system, and covers diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases in adults."
Internal Medicine is an exciting and challenging area. Increased concern about ways to educate patients about chronic illness, changing health care economics, uncertainties about the best use of new technologies, and an evolution in multidisciplinary research—all create opportunities for internal medicine physicians to improve patient care and medical education.
India faces the twin onslaught of various infectious diseases of underdeveloped world and unhappy life style disease of the developed world. Adoption of healthy life style and healthy food habits with innovative application of preventive strategies is the need of the hour. Preventive and executive health check-ups for various age groups are tailored for helping early detection and appropriate care for many diseases that have the potential to adversely afflict various body systems of our productive population.
Department of Internal Medicine is managed by a team of six senior internists from varied backgrounds who are dedicated to excellence in comprehensive patient care, community obligations, clinical research and professional growth. We strive to provide various Internal Medicine related clinical services with scholarly inquisitive approach to clinical problem-solving as a continuum of primary care to subspecialty care with involvement of various super specialty team members. Logical & holistic approach to management of various lifestyle related diseases like obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiac & vascular diseases is rewarding and is logically given its due importance in day-to-day practice of Medicine.
Our team members are dedicated to the compassionate and balanced practice of medicine that is need based and cost-effective. We provide good quality outpatient medical services for adult population, emergency & indoor services for various medical problems and critical care in a comprehensive manner.
As a part of our social responsibility for community, we have an out-reach program for early detection of various diseases and helping sensitize the community in various health related problems.
Services and Treatments Offered
The Department is the principal provider of primary care for most of the incoming patients to BLK Super Speciality Hospital The Internal Medicine Service is one of the largest and comprehensive clinical services within the hospital for inpatient and outpatient.
Our highly skilled physicians treat each patient with compassion and dignity. Our physicians are committed to listening to each patient's concerns and addressing both acute and chronic ailments.
We specialize in Treating
- Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
- Lipid Abnormalities (High Cholesterol)
- Obesity and Weight Management
- Asthma and Other Respiratory problems
- Infectious diseases
- HIV Counseling
- Management of drug overdoses & poisoning
- Environmental diseases and Animal Bites
- Pre-operation checks
- Health Check-up
Infectious diseases are major problem in our part of world. It includes Malaria, Typhoid fever, Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, Dengue fever etc. Most of these diseases present with fever & other symptoms, which are investigated in depth & treated.
HIV Counseling: Individual counseling for patients living with HIV/AIDS or newly diagnosed and concerned about coping with the illness, partner notification, community resources, and long-term psychosocial support. Pre- and post-test counseling as needed for patients seen at the BLK.
Management of drug overdoses & poisoning: All poisoning cases are very efficiently treated in our hospital in the very modern and world class standard intensive care unit, with very efficient nursing care and experienced interventionist and internist.
Environmental Diseases which include diseases due to Industrial chemical exposure, drowning, electrical injuries, radiation injuries, snake bite, lizard bite, dog bite, insect or scorpion bite are treated in department on Internal medicine.
Senior consultant of department of internal medicine are involved in preoperative checks in addition to anaesthetists assessment to manage &pick up existing medical problem prior to surgical procedures as well as to take appropriate measures prior to surgeries.