General Physician in Delhi

A general physician is a doctor who is trained in providing comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, and care for a wide range of medical conditions. A general physician who gains specialization in a certain branch of medicine such as neurology, gynaecology, ENT, and more, becomes a specialist in that particular field of medicine. A physician’s role comprises of examining, diagnosing a wide range of disease and disorders affecting different systems of the human body. Most physicians prefer to continue with a general practice in which they provide complete medical care to patients. At Apollo Spectra, we have a team of the leading general physicians in Delhi, who provide an all-inclusive medical care to all those seeking aid. General physicians have a broad knowledge of human anatomy and physiology and the various disorders affecting it.

What medical conditions can General Physicians treat?
General physicians have extensive knowledge of diagnosing and treating a wide range of conditions affecting different systems of the body. Some conditions that general physicians treat include-

  • Respiratory disorders such as -Asthma, Emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Pneumonia,Lung fibrosis
  • Cardiovascular disorders such as- Ischaemic heart disease (angina, heart attack), Hypertension (high blood pressure), Cerebrovascular accident (strokes)
  • Neurological disorders such as- epilepsy (seizures), Dementia, Alzheimer
  • Gastrointestinal disorders such as Gastroenteritis, Liver disease including alcoholic liver disease
  • Endocrine disorders such as Thyroid disease, Pituitary disease, Anaemia, Diabetes

In cases where these conditions require specialized medical attention, a general physician will refer you to a specialist such as a pulmonologist for respiratory problems, a cardiologist for cardiovascular disorders etc.

What diagnostic tests can Physicians perform?
General surgeons are trained in performing a number of diagnostic and treatment procedures. At Apollo Spectra, general physicians usually carry out the following diagnostic tests-

1. Physical exam of the patient and understanding their medical history, present conditions, symptoms, infections, allergies.
2. Laboratory tests such including blood tests
3. Some physicians may also be trained in carrying out biopsies, a test in which a small piece of tissue or cells is removed and sent for further tests and analysis.

Diagnostic tests such as X-rays, ECG’s, CT scans etc are generally performed by trained specialists including radiologists, cardiologists, and pathologists. The general physicians usually study and analyse these reports. A physician, on thoroughly examining the reports, suggests the most effective treatment plan for you.

What are the various roles of a general physician?
General physicians have a wide range of roles to play in a medical sphere. At Apollo Spectra, our general physicians are well-trained in providing a comprehensive care to the patients. Their role ranges from diagnosing a condition to providing treatment and post-treatment care. Some important roles played by general physicians include-

1. Diagnosis and examination
Physicians carry out a thorough diagnosis of each patient. They will ask you questions about your medical history, present medical conditions (if any), family history of the medical condition and the medicines that you are taking. They will also understand the symptoms that you are experiencing and in some cases, they may also perform a physical exam.

2. Providing comprehensive care
Physicians are well- trained in dealing with a number of complex health problems which can, at times, be tough to diagnose. Their broad knowledge, training and years of practice give them the expertise in diagnosing and treating a number of complex conditions affecting different systems of the body.

3.Carrying out medical procedures
Physicians are well-trained in carrying out a wide range of medical procedures which may include both diagnostic as well as treatment procedures.

4. Staying updated with advancement in medical science
Physicians have expertise in dealing with a wide array of medical conditions. One of their important roles comprises of staying updated with the changing trends in medical science. They keep a track of the advancements in treatment and medicine.

5.  Patient care
Physicians play a crucial role in providing preoperative, operative and post-operative care to the patients undergoing an operation. In the preoperative stage, they review the patient, their reports and understand the risk factors. They then report it to the surgeon. In the operative stage, they suggest different ways to lower the risks of the operation, in order to avoid any complications. In the post-operative care, they prescribe medicines, and also provide the patients with some counselling so they can get back to their everyday life in the least possible time.

Why should you choose Apollo Spectra?
At Apollo Spectra, we have the quipped a team of the best general physicians in Delhi, who have extensive knowledge of diagnosing and treating a number of medical conditions affecting different systems of the body. They provide all round care to patients in their treatment journey and make sure they have the best experience and a speedy recovery. Book an appointment with Apollo Spectra now!