ManipalHospitals

HEALTH LIBRARY IS LIVE

A to Z of Healthcare

KNOW MORE

Know more about the symptoms, diseases and treatment about Healthcare

DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL MEDICINE

 

Overview

The Department of General Medicine at Kasturba Hospitals is the largest general medicine department in Coastal Karnataka. It offers inpatient and outpatient services for the management of patients with common and chronic diseases. The type of clinical services provided includes both primary care and hospital care. The department which is part of the Kasturba Medical College comprises of 9 units involved in research related to human diseases, with the broad aim of understanding disease processes at the molecular and physiological level and applying this knowledge to clinical management. The Department of Medicine stands firmly on the belief that we can, within the same department, achieve excellence in research, clinical care, and teaching. The Department of Medicine is concerned not only about the overall quantity and quality of care, but also increasingly committed to developing specialized programs and advances in the administration of care to improve patient satiety and safety. Infectious diseases are one of the major concern in this region and department handles a large volume of infectious problems. Among the problems handled are influenza; hepatitis; mononucleosis; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS); tuberculosis, acute febrile patients, pneumonia; endocarditis; malaria and other tropical diseases. The department has a facility for infectious patients needing isolation and ICU care.

 

 

TREATMENTS & PROCEDURES

 

The Division of General Medicine also provides following specialty clinical services :

  • Diabetic clinic
  • Thyroid clinic
  • Obesity and lifestyle management clinic
  • Retro Clinic
  • Geriatric clinic
  • Immunology  clinic
  • Lipidology Clinic
  • Hypertension and obstetric  medicine clinic
  • Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease Clinic

 
Procedures performed in Medicine Department

  • Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy
  • Ascitic Fluid Tapping
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Peripheral Doppler Study
  • FNAC
  • Pleural Aspiration
  • Liver abscess aspiration
  • Usg Guided Liver Biopsy
  • Usg Guided Pleural Tap, Biopsy

 
The department is committed to Faculty development through continuing education programmes and continuous quality improvement in its services through adapting best practices.

OUR DOCTORS

Dr. H Manjunatha Hande

Professor & HOD
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Shubha Seshadri

Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Sudha Vidyasagar

Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. B A Shastry

Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Rama Bhat

Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Kavitha Saravu

Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Shivashankara K N

Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Vasudeva Acharya

Additional Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Muralidhar Varma

Associate professor 
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Raghavendra Rao S

Associate Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Ramamoorthi

Associate Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Sneha S

Assistant professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Sharath Madhyastha P

Assistant Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Adarsh G k

Assistant Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr Shipra Rai

Assistant Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Biji Thomas

Assistant Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Nandakrishna B

Assistant Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Savio Disoza

Assistant Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Nitin Bhat

Assistant Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule

Dr. Cynthia Amrutha

Assistant Professor
General Medicine
(Kasturba Hospital)
View Profile Schedule