Internal Medicine


Department of Internal Medicine

The Department of General Medicine delivers expert medical services in diverse specialties from cardiology, nephrology, and oncology to managing symptoms, performing routine and specialized evaluative procedures and comprehensively managing patient requirements. It is the medical specialty that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. The physicians are skilled in the management of patients who have undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes. General practitioners do not specialize in one particular area of medicine and provide routine health care (e.g., physical examinations, immunizations) and assess and treat many different conditions, including illnesses and injuries. General medicine covers the vast majority of hospital-based specialties. It is comprised of the prevention, diagnosis, and management of a wide range of diseases and hospital-based interventional procedures. These include but are not limited to cardiology, dermatology, immunology, neurology, and tropical medicine. Continental is one of the best hospitals in Hyderabad for General Medicine practice.

Physicians at the Continental Department of General Medicine are some of the best board-certified General internists who specialize in the care of adult patients with various symptoms and medical issues. Resident physicians along with physician assistants and nurse practitioners assist in managing ongoing medical issues in the following ways. Preventive screening services for health maintenance: mammograms, pap smears, routine colon cancer screening evaluations, cholesterol screening, and blood pressure screening. Collaborative care of patients with chronic medical illnesses, including high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and emphysema, throughout the various stages of their illness.

Continental Hospitals is known for an efficient critical care team. The hospital has state-of-the-art facilities and medical equipment, as well as the latest communication and information technology.

General practitioners (GPs) treat all common medical conditions except surgery and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. They focus on the health of the whole person combining physical, psychological and social aspects of care.