Medicine is the science and practice of the
diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of
disease. The word medicine is derived
from Latin medicus, meaning "a physician".
Medicine encompasses a variety of health care
practices evolved to maintain and restore health by
the prevention and treatment of illness.
All Physicians are at heart a strange mix of both detective and engineer. We are attracted to Internal Medicine in the first place because we are detectives, we want to solve problems, and the problems we want to solve are what makes people sick, because it hurts us when someone suffers.
At Venkateshwar hospital Internal medicine department provides a consolidated care to both in an out patient setting along with caring for hospitalized patients with other broad ailments .
It is a mother specialty as it takes care of hospitalized and ambulatory patients and provides medical cover to all surgical and other sub-specialities with a broader vision and expertise. Internists often have subspeciality interests in diseases affecting particular organs or organ systems Internal Medicine or General Medicine deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases.
The department is well equipped to manage chronic health conditions such as Diabetes, Hypertension, Lifestyle & obesity, Thyroid disorders, Lipid abnormalities and various febrile illness like dengue , Chickungunya, Malaria, Respiratory infections, joint pains, Septicemic Conditions.
We also give special care to our senior citizens (Geriartric Medicine) and deal with the problems faced by them .
Internal Medicine department being the backbone of the hospital is well connected to all superspecialities, as we understand that same patient may require broader outlook.