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

Dr. Chenchu Rami Reddy B

Dr Chenchu Rami Reddy B
Dr. Chenchu Rami Reddy B
Sr. Consultant - Internal Medicine
MD
Speciality
Internal Medicine
Experience
27 Years
Hospital
Ramesh Sanghamitra Hospital Ongole
Languages
English
Overview

Dr. Chenchu Rami Reddy D completed his MD in General Medicine from Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal.

He is one of the senior-most General Physicians in the region and is known for treating all types of fevers and hypertension.

Dr. Rami Reddy also performs procedures like Ascitic Fluid Tapping, Pleural Fluid Tapping, and CSF Tapping.

Dr. K Hari

Dr
Dr. K Hari
Associate Consultant
MD, MBBS
Speciality
Internal Medicine
Experience
40 Years
Hospital
Aster Medcity Kochi
Languages
English, Malayalam, Hindi
Overview

One of the most respected medical professionals in the region, Dr. K Hari has more than 40 years of experience as a General Physician. An expert at managing diabetes in patients of all ages, he also specializes in treating and preventing lifestyle diseases like hypertension and cholesterol. A Doctor of Medicine (MD) in General Medicine and an MBBS from Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Medical College, Raipur, Dr. Hari heads the Aster Medcity Satellite Clinic in Kochi. A former faculty of the National Board of Examinations and a senior office-bearer of many medical organizations, he has multiple published articles and research works to his credit. He was also an investigator in an international study to observe and describe the management of LDL cholesterol and lipid-modifying treatments in real life, in non-US and non-European countries. Before joining Aster Medcity’s multispecialty wing, Dr. Hari was the Chief Physician and Head of the Department of Medicine at Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi.

Awards and recognitions

Published Articles/ Research

  • Investigator in international cross-sectional, non-interventional, disease observational study to describe the management and the LDL- Cholesterol versus ESC/ EAS guidelines of patients receiving lipid modifying treatment, reallife, in non-US/ non- European countries.

Dr. Geetha Philips

Dr.-Geetha-Philips
Dr. Geetha Philips
Senior Consultant
FRCP, MD, MBBS
Speciality
Internal Medicine
Experience
39 Years
Hospital
Aster Medcity Kochi
Languages
English, Malayalam, Hindi
Overview

A veteran physician with more than 34 years of experience, Dr. Geetha Philips is an expert in management of diabetes mellitus and all types of complex medical disorders. Acclaimed for her profound knowledge and expertise in comprehensive management of diabetes mellitus, she is one of the key opinion makers among the physicians of Kochi.

Awards and recognitions
  • Memberships Past President and Secretary
  • Association of Physicians of India
  • Kochi Branch Life member
  • Association of Physicians of India Life member
  • Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India Academic member
  • Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India Invited speaker at various conferences

Dr. Bijan John Zachariah

Dr Bijan John Zachariah
Dr. Bijan John Zachariah
Consultant
MD in Internal Medicine, MBBS
Speciality
Internal Medicine
Experience
17 Years
Hospital
Aster Medcity Kochi
Languages
English, Malayalam.
Overview

A General Physician with more than 17 years of experience, Dr. Bijan John Zachariah is an expert in diagnosis and management of health problems in adults including infectious diseases, chronic and acute conditions that affect internal organs, lifestyle/metabolic diseases and arthritis. His areas of special interest include geriatrics, snake envenomation and management of diabetes and hypertension. Dr. Bijan John Zachariah is also trained in management of emergencies and critical care medicine.

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