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Consult General Physicians Online - Internal Medicine Specialists

Dr. Abhik Chowdhury, General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist Online
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Dr. Abhik Chowdhury

General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist

5 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MS (General Surgery)

You pay 700

CIRCLE MEMBER PAYS

42

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Language

English, Bengali, Hindi

Location

CG INCURE, Kolkata

Available in 3 mins

Available in 7 days

Dr. Satyanarayana Batari, General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist Online

Dr. Satyanarayana Batari

General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist

8 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MD (GENERAL MEDICINE)

Starts at ₹ 1000

Language

English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi

Location

Mediclinic Multispeciality Clinic, Hyderabad

Available in 3 mins

Available at 2:30 AM

Dr. Harshendra Jaiswal, General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist Online

Dr. Harshendra Jaiswal

General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist

11 YRS Exp.

MBBS , MD (General medicine)

Starts at ₹ 600

Language

English, Hindi, Bengali

Location

108 DHANA DHANVANTARI Clinic, Kolkata

Available in 3 mins

Available at 0:30 AM

Dr. Syed Yaseen Ahmed, General Practitioner Online
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Dr. Syed Yaseen Ahmed

General Practitioner

4 YRS Exp.

MBBS

You pay 650

CIRCLE MEMBER PAYS

98

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Language

English, Hindi, Telugu

Location

Apollo 247, Hyderabad

Available in 3 mins

Dr. Ashita Kuruvilla, General Practitioner Online
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Dr. Ashita Kuruvilla

General Practitioner

6 YRS Exp.

MBBS

You pay 500

CIRCLE MEMBER PAYS

450

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Language

English, Hindi, Bengali

Location

KVC CLINIC, Kolkata

Available in 3 mins

Available tomorrow at 6:30 AM

Dr. Harshendra Jaiswal, General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist Online

Dr. Harshendra Jaiswal

General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist

11 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MD(General Medicine)

Starts at ₹ 700

Language

English, Hindi, Bengali

Location

Woda Diagnostics LLP, Kolkata

Available in 3 mins

Available tomorrow at 12:30 PM

Dr. Projjwal Chakraborty, General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist Online
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Dr. Projjwal Chakraborty

General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist

2 YRS Exp.

MBBS

You pay 400

CIRCLE MEMBER PAYS

60

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Language

English, Hindi, Bengali

Location

WELL CURE, Kolkata

Available in 3 mins

Available tomorrow at 14:30 PM

Dr. Aditya Hajra, General Practitioner Online

Dr. Aditya Hajra

General Practitioner

1 YR Exp.

MBBS

Starts at ₹ 250

Language

English, Hindi, Bengali

Location

Wellness Care Centre, Kolkata

Available in 3 mins

Dr. Thandra Ramoji Babu, General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist Online

Dr. Thandra Ramoji Babu

General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist

5 YRS Exp.

MBBS, DNB(General Medicine)

Starts at ₹ 300

Language

English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada

Location

Sai Ram multi-specialty hospital, Warangal

Available at 3:30 AM

Available in 23 mins

Dr. Gowtham H, General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist Online
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Dr. Gowtham H

General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist

5 YRS Exp.

M.B.B.S ,MD General medicine

You pay 800

CIRCLE MEMBER PAYS

48

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Language

English, Tamil, Hindi

Location

Apollo Clinic, Velachery, Chennai

Available at 20:45 PM

Who is a general physician?

General physicians are medical doctors who provide a broad range of non-surgical medical expertise and health care to patients. Most general physicians treat hospitalised patients, while others treat patients through their private consultations. 

Who is an internal medicine physician?

An Internal medicine physician is a medical doctor who is highly proficient in internal medicine. These physicians mainly focus on diagnosing, preventing, and treating diseases or injuries. They are specifically trained in detecting and treating common illnesses, chronic and acute illnesses, and other complicated diagnostic problems. Internal medicine physicians treat adults with generic medications, although they undergo frequent training in subspecialties such as infectious diseases.

When should you consult a general physician?

General physicians provide treatment for a particular medical condition and holistic health care for all patients. 

Roles of a general physician

  • Complicated care: General physicians are trained to treat patients with complex illnesses where the diagnosis can be difficult. A general physician’s broad training offers proficiency in the detection and treatment of medical conditions affecting different parts of the body. 
  • Medical procedures: A general physician is trained to carry out different medical procedures and monitors patients with serious and complex illnesses.
  • Detection: General physicians are trained in the usefulness, costs, and limitations of most diagnostic tests. They use these diagnostic tests safely, logically and effectively to inspect difficult diagnostic issues.
  • Treatment: General physicians are specialised in the detailed analysis of all research reports and drug industry claims about the new treatments. They are proficient in making decisions related to treating patients with complex and severe illnesses.
  • Pre and post-operative examination: General physicians are often asked to review their patients before surgery. They advise all the surgeons about the patient’s risk status and refer to proper management to lower the risk of the operation. 

What medical conditions can general physicians treat?

A general physician can treat various health conditions. Some of them include:

  • Asthma
  • Viral fever
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • Lung fibrosis
  • High blood pressure
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Gastrointestinal diseases
  • Ischaemic heart disease
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Dementia
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Liver disease
  • Haematological disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Anaemia
  • Diabetes
  • Pituitary disease

What all tests can a general physician tell you?

General physicians may plan for several assessments that are suitable as per the medical condition. They perform several tests, including:

Laboratory assessments such as blood tests are also included, which are specific to the health condition that a patient may be experiencing. A small piece of tissue or biopsy may be required for diagnosis occasionally, which is later submitted to a pathologist for a complete assessment. X-rays, ultrasound, CT scans, and MRI are a part of the inspection procedure, and these imaging tests are performed by radiologists. Hence, a general physician may recommend a patient to a specialist for further testing if the condition becomes complicated and cannot be treated with medications.

Why choose a general physician?

The combination of knowledge, skills, and training differentiates general physicians from other medical doctors. However, through an accurate and extensive training program, general physicians are:
Extensively educated to deal with the broad range of the patient’s medical conditions.
Coherent, comprehensive, and experimental in their approach to providing an expert diagnosis.
Able to determine and choose medicines and other medical therapies carefully, to prevent and treat a particular disease.
Highly qualified in clinical decision making and practical use of declining healthcare resources.

Where to find a general physician?

You can easily consult the best general physician/internal medicine practitioner using the Apollo 24|7 app or website. Browse experienced general practitioners to help you monitor and treat complex illnesses, and book your slot from the comfort of your home.

Frequently Asked Questions

General physicians are highly trained specialists who provide a range of non-surgical health care to adult patients. They care for complicated, serious or unusual medical problems and continue to see the patient until these problems have been resolved or stabilised. The unique combination of knowledge, training and skills distinguishes general physicians from other medical specialists and general practitioners. General physicians are trained to carry out a variety of medical procedures for the diagnosis and management of patients with severe and complex illnesses.

General physicians treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialised treatments. They focus on the health of the whole person combining the physical, psychological and social aspects of care.

To consult a general physician online, click on the ‘Online Doctor Consultation’ section on the Apollo 24/7 app or website. Then type ‘General Physician’ in the search bar to find a list of general physicians, along with their consultation timings. Choose one that suits your requirements and click on the ‘Consult’ button to book an appointment with a general physician.

A general physician is trained to treat a wide range of illnesses ranging from cold, fever, allergies, and other common diseases. A general physician can treat conditions that affect the respiratory, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, neurological, and endocrine systems.

If you are suffering from fever, abdominal pain, eye infection, cold and cough or any of these symptoms, you must connect with a general physician at the earliest. You can use the online doctor consultation feature of Apollo 24/7 for the same

General physicians may also be called a general practitioner or a family doctor or a doctor of internal medicine.

Yes, on Apollo 24/7, you can consult an internal medicine doctor anytime. Our doctors are available round-the-clock for online consultations. All you need to do is pick your preferred slot and book a consultation with the doctor.

Apollo 24/7 has the best general physicians in India who are available round-the-clock to offer you an online consultation. All our doctors are highly-qualified and experienced to ensure that all your healthcare needs are taken care of.

Yes, all internal medicine doctors on the 24/7 platform offer video call consultations.

Yes, general physicians can help diagnose the reason for your allergy and prescribe medications to treat it.

No, general physicians offer non-surgical treatment for any ailment and do not perform any surgeries. If your medical condition requires a surgical treatment, your general physician may refer you to a specialist.

General physicians are trained to offer treatment for a broad range of conditions. Some of the symptoms for which you can consult a general physician are cold, fever, high blood pressure, sinus infections, diabetes, and allergies.