Internal Medicine

The department of General Medicine is an integral and essential part of the hospital. It emphasizes disease prevention and health promotion. Aster Hospital has a team of the best physicians in India, providing treatment to various health conditions. A general physician is the first department approached by the patients and further referred to the respective specialities. Our team of general physicians is certified and well-trained. We aim to provide quality care and comfort to our patients. During the hospital stay, our general medicine doctor helps patients to understand the disease and develop prevention strategies. We perform various procedures, such as pleural tapping, lumbar puncture, and bone marrow aspiration. The general physician at Aster Hospital uses the latest diagnostic tools, such as continuous glucose monitoring system, flash glucose monitoring systems, insulin pumps, and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring systems to monitor and treat the patient effectively.

Available Hospitals

We provide excellent care, right from diagnosis to the treatment and beyond at our world-class hospitals.

Facilities

Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.

Preventive Health Check up

We are all aware of the fact that fate has different destiny in store for us. Life is not free of unfavorable happenings.

It is better to identify problems, while it is in the primary stage and take measures to prevent it from getting worse. It is all the more important not to let the problem arise at all.

People in the developed countries have realized the importance of preventive measures that help to enjoy life without having to worry. Unfortunately, many people in developing countries have not adopted this wave of preventive health care. MIMS, which has a Global Vision, has designed several Health Check-up Packages with the philosophy that Prevention is Better than Cure.

Proper care has been taken in designing these packages to suit the needs of various age groups.

The Comprehensive Health Screening Programme called MIMS Health Check offers you the convenience of all tests under one roof and facility for immediate treatment, if necessary, at the most economic rates.

24/7 Pharmacy

We undertake round the clock delivery of medicines at your doorstep ifyou are located within a 5 KM radius of the hospital.

Home Care

We undertake round the clock delivery of medicines,HomeICU,Physio,Homecare at your doorstep ifyou are located within a 25 KM radius of the hospital.

Nursing

We aim at moulding nurses who are capable of performing individual nursing assessment, create diagnoses and make independent nursing interventions.

Nurses in ASTER MIMS kottakkal play a vibrant and pivotal role in the care and management of patients and family. We are proud of the high quality nursing care provided at ASTER MIMS kottakkal. Being the largest group of healthcare professionals at ASTER MIMS kottakkal ,our nurses involvement is critical in representing the values and fulfilling the vision and mission of our organization.Our passionate staff of trained and dedicated nurses exhibit professionalism,team work and respect in a dynamic patient care setting,providing round the clock service through comprehensive nursing care for individuals of all ages,families,groups and communities required.

Our dedicated service is centered on the patient and & client delight is our foremost priority.Emphasis of our department is on caring rather than on curing as the latter is not always possible. We believe that nursing encompasses collaborative care,complimenting and co-operating with other departments for the benefit of the patient. The organization encourages a certain degree of autonomy among its nurses,expecting every nurse employed here to participate actively in patient care by planning and implementing appropriate nursing measures as and when needed.

Outpatient, Inpatient and follow-up clinic

We provide outpatients and in-patient services and a follow up clinic to ensure the best treatment possibility for every patient

State of the art instrumentation

Provide all cutting edge innovative facilities in the department to treat every patient with utmost care and satisfaction

Ambulatory Blood Pressure

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) is when your blood pressure is being measured as you move around, doing your daily routine.

Blood Bank

Aster MIMS blood bank is fully equipped and licenced centre for collection of blood and its components. Blood bank operates 24×7 for collection, separation, serological testing and issuing of blood and its products to its patient and surrounding hospitals in necessity.

MIMS blood bank provides safe blood products by ensuring all quality standard procedures.

We provide whole human blood, packed red blood cells, fresh frozen plasma, platelet concentrate, cryoprecipitate, platelet rich plasma, platelet poor plasma.

Laboratary

The Laboratory Medicine department at ASTER MIMS Kannur Hospital is state-of–the-art and has contemporary facilities. Modern infrastructure, periodic calibration of equipment to ensure accurate results and continuous skill up-gradation of staff is the hall mark of the department. A team of pathologists, microbiologists, biochemists and clinical pathologists work together following allstandard protocols for conducting tests. Aster MIMS Hospital offers laboratory services for both outpatients and inpatients. Also, those who wish to avail only laboratory services which are prescribed by another doctor outside of the group can also undergo these tests. Health checkup for various age groups and special packages for men, women and elderly are also offered. The laboratory services are available round the clock for surgical and medical emergency services. Special packages are also offered for international patients. We Have well arranged phlebotomy and accession area with the 10 patient capacity at a time for sample collection and pneumatic transport system that brings the sample to the central laboratory to reduce the transport time. The Laboratory is integrated with the Hospital Information System (HIS) to facilitate immediate and efficient zero-error flow of information to the concerned Department.

Services include:

•Hematology

•Clinical pathology

•Biochemistry

•Microbiology

•Histopathology

•Cytology

Laboratory

Aster MIMS possesses one of the best laboratory services and facilities in the country with state-of-the art equipments and analysers ensuring safety and accuracy.
The technicians, assistants and ancillary staff work their best to provide excellent services with the guidance of highly experienced doctors. The department follows strict quality control measures in order to maintain error-free results in turnaround time.

Internal Medicine Facilities

24/7 Emergency Care
Outpatient consultation
Dedicated Wellness Clinic
Preventive health check-up clinic for walk in patients, pre-employment annual medical checks and employment check-up for candidates recruited abroad
Advanced Diagnostics
State-of-the-art Lab
Inpatient Services
Medical ICU for adults and children
Attending to cross-referrals

Faqs

Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

What is General Medicine?

General Medicine, an integral part of Ramesh Hospitals, provides comprehensive medical care to patients above 14 years of age. It offers outpatient, inpatient, and 24/7 emergency care services with an emphasis on excellent Doctor-Patient communication. It also provides training to DNB residents in Medicine wherein the residents undergo hands-on training under the expert guidance of consultants in the medicine department  
The outpatient department offers a wide range of medical services, has Consultants. One of the consultants has a postgraduate diploma degree in Diabetology from U K. Internal Medicine specialists can render expert care to patients with communicable and non-communicable diseases, 
common diseases like Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, common rheumatological diseases, various types of Anemia, common digestive disorders, common kidney-related issues and all types of Infectious diseases. The Department strictly promotes the concept of preventive and proactive healthcare.

What to do while taking internal medicine treatment

Just follow the prescription and, if required by follow up teleconsultation.

What procedures do internal medicine doctors do?

Generally simple procedures like Pleural aspiration, peritoneal aspiration, pericardial aspiration. Ultrasound-guided aspiration of the Liver abscess, CSF analysis by spinal Tap, bone marrow aspiration, and biopsy can be done.

What is the difference between internal medicine and general practice?

General practitioners are MBBS graduates who practice fundamental aspects of medicine, surgery to name a few.

What is MD in internal medicine?

MD internal medicine is a recognized postgraduate degree conforming to the stringent criteria of NMC (earlier medical council of India). The MD qualified doctors are permitted to practice and treat all medicine cases sans 
interventions in cardiology or endoscopy in gastroenterology or performing dialysis in chronic kidney diseases.  

What falls under internal medicine?

Internal medicine is the mother branch of medicine under which all other super-specialists like cardiology, neurology, etc.

Is dialysis the only option if I develop ESRD?

Unless renal transplant is envisaged and planned patient has to be on maintenance dialysis either or hemodialysis.

What is the difference between internal medicine and primary care?

MBBS graduates give primary care, and the practice of Internal medicine involves secondary care, and tertiary care is given by super-specialist.

What does a doctor in internal medicine do?

Internal Medicine doctors practice various illnesses related to all sub-branches of Internal Medicine.

Do internists perform surgery?

Internists do not perform any surgeries since it is the domain of surgical specialty.

What falls under internal medicine?

Internal medicine is the mother branch of medicine under which all other super-specialists like cardiology, neurology, etc.

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