General Medicine

The Department of Internal Medicine at Virinchi Hospitals is dedicated to excellence in patient care and education. Our physicians provide evidence based medicine and management of ailments is done as per internationally accepted protocols that lead to improved health outcomes. Internal medicine not only provides curative care but also preventive care and education through out-patient clinics and comprehensive health checks.

Department Of Medicine

  • Out patient services
  • Inpatient services and
  • Intensive care services

The Department of Internal Medicine has Indoor, OPD and Intensive care facility available for both basic and highly advanced care for the need of all types of patients. The OPD facility is well equipped consulting rooms as well general OPD structure.

  • The Indoor facility provides care right from general wards to suite rooms.
  • The hospital has multiple intensive care units to cater all the requirements of critically ill patients.

The Consultants in the department are highly qualified both in India as well as abroad with extensive experience. Many are well known as leading doctors in India.Our internal medicine doctors provide a full range of care for adolescents and adults, including periodic health examinations with appropriate screening for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and common, treatable malignancies. We focus on identifying risk factors and health management along with interventions, such as lipid-lowering diets, smoking cessation programs, and exercise regimens. Adult immunization is also provided.

The Internal Medicine department deals with patients with infections, undiagnosed rare infections as well as common infections such as tuberculosis and HIV. In the intensive care all types of infection related complications such as multi-organ failure are effectively dealt with. Patients with autoimmune disorder, genetic disorder, metabolic syndromes, rheumatological diseases and haematological problems are accurately diagnosed and managed in the department. Also, where multiple super-speciality problems exist in same patients the physicians have special role to play in adjusting medication and providing comprehensive care to the patients.

The department has facility for all diagnostic tests and advanced specialised procedures.We mainly focuses on educating and treating patients regarding common lifestyle disease like diabetes and hypertension. The department is also actively engaged in promoting preventive health care among the community and corporate by participating in clinics and health talks.

Treatments and Procedures

  • Disease risk assessment, investigations and management
  • Treatment of acute and chronic illnesses like digestive disorders asthma, pneumonia, and other lung disorders.
  • Treatment of communicable diseases like tuberculosis, typhoid and gastro enteritis
  • Common ailments like sore throat, cold and flu, headaches, ear infections, urinary tract infections, allergies and hepatitis
  • Medical management of chronic diseases like obesity, metabolic syndrome, lipid disorders
  • Management of lifestyle diseases like hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases
  • Medical management of geriatric patients
  • Health checks for adults, including high risk groups like diabetics
  • Pre-operative assessment and management of patients undergoing surgery

Virinchi Hospitals Division of General Internal Medicine is one of the largest academic general internal medicine divisions in the world.

Electronic Medical Records

We use Electronic Medical Records a powerful tool that helps us provide each patient with consistent, timely care. By maintaining all of a patient’s records in one place—labs, diagnostic imaging, medicines and evaluations our physicians and healthcare practitioners have more information and easier access to it, leading to thorough and efficient patient management.

Virinchi Hospitals internal medicine practice focuses on:

Comprehensive care for people with undefined symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain, abdominal pain and back pain who need help in diagnosing their illness

Collaboration – which means we guide your care if you need the help of a surgeon or other physicians ,you will be guided to a multidisciplinary team of specialized experts

Preventive medicine care- such as mammograms, Pap smears, routine colon cancer screening evaluations, cholesterol screening and blood pressure screening

Communication- This is especially important if you have one or more chronic medical illnesses such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and emphysema

Comprehensive management- Medical needs for hospitalized patients, including preoperative evaluation of medical risks before surgery