General Medicine Department

The broad goal of the teaching of undergraduate students in Medicine is to have the knowledge, skills and behavioral attributes to function effectively as the first contact physician.


Knowledge: At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Diagnose common clinical disorders with special reference to infectious diseases, nutritional disorders, tropical and environmental diseases.

  • Outline various modes of management including drug therapeutics especially dosage, side effects, toxicity, interactions, indications and contra-indications.

  • Propose diagnostic and investigative procedures and ability to interpret them.

  • Provide first level management of acute emergencies promptly and efficiently and decide the timing and level of referral, if required.

  • Recognize geriatric disorders and their management.

Skills: At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Develop clinical skills (history taking, clinical examination and other instruments of examination) to diagnose various common medical disorders and emergencies.

  • Refer a patient to secondary and/or tertiary level of health care after having instituted primary care.

  • Perform simple routine investigations like hemogram, stool, urine, sputum and biological fluid examinations.

  • Assist the common bedside investigative procedures like pleural tap, lumbar puncture, bone marrow aspiration/biopsy and liver biopsy.

Department Contacts

Serial No. Name of Faculty Qualification Designation Mobile Number Photo
1 Dr. B. Sudarsi M.B.B.S,M.D(General Medicine) Professor 9550845095
2 Dr. K. Padmalatha M.B.B.S,M.D(General Medicine) Associate Professor 9246620072
3 Dr. S.Lakshmi Sowjanya M.B.B.S,M.D(General Medicine) Associate Professor 9948811005
4 Dr. P. Aditya Varma M.B.B.S,M.D(General Medicine) Assistant Professor 9908036538
5 Dr. M. Sujeet Kumar M.B.B.S,M.D(General Medicine) Assistant Professor 8008291986
6 Dr. B.Padmavathi M.B.B.S,M.D(General Medicine) Assistant Professor 9440316453