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Family General Practice Doctors (Family and General Practitioners)

What is family/ general practice?
Family/ general practice is a field of medicine, which deals with acute and chronic illness and provides preventive care and health education to people. Doctors specialized in this field are known as family physicians or general practitioners. Family physicians treat diseases for all ages and all sexes. General practitioners are specialized in diagnosing and treating people with various disorders, diseases and health issues.

General practitioners are usually referred as family doctors.  To become a family doctor in India, person requires any of following degree:
• MBBS [Bachelor of  Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery]
• BAMS [Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery]
• BHMS [Bachelor of Homoeopathic, Medicine and Surgery]
• BUMS [Bachelor of Unani, Medicine and Surgery]

Diseases and conditions

General practitioner treats patients from all kind of age groups. Family doctors do physical exams, regular checkups and treat people with illnesses, injuries or disease. If required family physician may refer patients to specialists for the treatment of specific diseases or conditions.       
      
Treatments and diagnosis
Family doctors have personal relationship with patients and his family. Hence, general practitioners work closely with patient and other doctors. Family physicians are highly concern about the health and safety of their patients.

Family doctors do following treatments:
• Prescribe medications, give different medical treatments depending upon patients disease
• Prescribe pathological test and analyze results and make diagnoses
• Determine patients health problem and examination by examination
• Monitor the patients' conditions and progress. Re-evaluate treatments as needed
• Refer patients to health care specialists when needed
• Perform surgeries on injuries whenever needed
• Discuss medical treatment and health issue with patient
• Counsel patients on preventive health measures, such as diet and exercise.
• Counsel family members about patient's condition.
• Keep detailed medical history of patients' health

When to call  Family doctors, family physicians, general practitioner?
You can call family doctors whenever you feel seek or have minute health issue. Family physician ensures patient health by evaluating his all symptoms. You should visit general practitioner for regular health checkups, any sudden injuries or for any health issue. Family doctors works as a part of family and ensures that each family member lives healthy and long life.
 
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Dr. Aboli Joshi, Family General Practice, VASANT VIHAR, THANE WEST - Thane
Dr. Aboli Joshi - Family and General Practitioner Diploma in Public Health, M.B.B.S, PG diploma in HIV Medicine 10 years experience
Dr. Vishal Bora, Family General Practice, ALANDI - Pune
Dr. Vishal Bora - Family and General Practitioner B.A.M.S., M.B.B.S, PG diploma in HIV Medicine 10 years experience
Dr. NITIN AGARWAL, Family General Practice, VASHI - Navi-mumbai
Dr. NITIN AGARWAL - Family and General Practitioner M.D.(Medicine), M.B.B.S, PG diploma in HIV Medicine 8 years experience
Dr. ASHISH D. SHIRURKAR, Family General Practice, CBD BELAPUR - Navi-mumbai
Dr. ASHISH D. SHIRURKAR - Family and General Practitioner B.A.M.S., M.B.B.S, PG diploma in HIV Medicine 30 years experience
Dr. JIGAR D DESAI, Family General Practice, MANINAGAR - Ahmedabad
Dr. JIGAR D DESAI - Family and General Practitioner MBBS, M.B.B.S, PG diploma in HIV Medicine 17 years experience
Dr. ASHOK SEHGAL, Family General Practice, MOTI NAGAR - Delhi
Dr. ASHOK SEHGAL - Family and General Practitioner DAT, DNYS, PG diploma in HIV Medicine 20 years experience
Dr. ANIL KUMAR MEHTA, Family General Practice, SHEIKH SARAI - Delhi
Dr. ANIL KUMAR MEHTA - Family and General Practitioner MBBS, DNYS, PG diploma in HIV Medicine 23 years experience
Dr. M.Sivagurunathan., Family General Practice, MYLAPORE - Chennai
Dr. M.Sivagurunathan. - Family and General Practitioner C.C.H., DNYS, PG diploma in HIV Medicine 38 years experience
Dr. (Mrs.) Parimala Selvi, Family General Practice, WEST MAMBALAM - Chennai
Dr. (Mrs.) Parimala Selvi - Family and General Practitioner M.D(Acu)., M.Acu., PG diploma in HIV Medicine 8 years experience
Dr. S.C.Bhattacharya, Family General Practice, ECIL - Hyderabad
Dr. S.C.Bhattacharya - Family and General Practitioner M.D, M.Acu., PG diploma in HIV Medicine 2018 years experience
Dr. Ramesh Malyala, Family General Practice, NACHARAM - Hyderabad
Dr. Ramesh Malyala - Family and General Practitioner M.B.B.S, M.Acu., PG diploma in HIV Medicine 2018 years experience
Dr. Susmita chaudhuri, Family General Practice, LUCKNOW - Lucknow
Dr. Susmita chaudhuri - Family and General Practitioner M.B.B.S., M.D, Publich Health 4 years experience

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