The Department of Medicine and Allied Services is one of premier department, bringing together cadre of clinicians, investigators and educators. The department is the backbone of the hospital and by means of various outpatient specialities is to provide not only therapeutic but also preventive care and lifestyle modification counselling. General Medicine or Internal Medicine is one of the department which is considered to be the base speciality and its assistance is sought by all super specialities.The consultant faculty comprises of highly trained physicians and ensure to deliver the finest continuity of care for patients.
The department is committed to superb patient care and cutting edge research. Our goals are to improve the health of our own patients, but also of the patients whom we will never meet. We do this by teaching other care-givers and advancing the state of medical knowledge.
The Department of Medicine and Allied Services is the backbone of the hospital and by means of various outpatient clinics provides not only therapeutic but also preventive care and lifestyle modification counselling. A dedicated team of experts provides preventive measures, early diagnosis and treatment of common disorders like diabetes, hypertension, bronchial asthma, hepatitis, allergy, infections and communicable diseases like malaria, typhoid, influenza, etc. Special services of the department are as follows:
Specialist diabetes services include:
General Diabetes Clinics
Diabetes and Pregnancy Clinic For Women
Diabetes Nephropathy Clinic for diabetes-related kidney problems
Diabetes podiatry clinic for people with diabetes-related foot problems that require specialist attention
Cystic fibrosis- related diabetes – we provide input to the clinic run by the respiratory specialists
Specialist endocrine services include:
General endocrine clinics e.g. for conditions relating to the adrenal, parathyroid and pituitary glands. We also offer some treatments for sexual function and fertility, as well as IVF.
Thyroid clinics for conditions including over-active thyroid, enlarged thyroid (goitre) and thyroid lumps.
Thyroid eye disease clinics for patients with eye problems associated with Graves’ disease.
The Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services and is run by a highly qualified and experienced team of medical professionals. The department is equipped to undertake management of diabetes mellitus and thyroid disorders. We have earned a reputation for our abilities in dealing with complex lipid disorders, obesity and nutritional problems. The department is also equipped to deal with disorders related to the pituitary, adrenal, para-medical thyroid and reproductive endocrinology, especially complex secondary & tertiary care, adult and adolescent diabetes management, insulin pump therapy, gestational diabetes management and lipid and metabolic disorders.
Diabetic Foot and Wound Management
Diabetic foot ulcer is an open wound that occurs on the bottom of the foot in patients with diabetes. Foot ulcers due to diabetes often results in non-traumatic lower extremity amputations. However, the development of a foot ulcer is preventable with proper management and care. At Fortis Healthcare, our skilled team of doctors assures best treatment and care for the patients suffering from diabetes and prevent amputation by facilitating proper care and guidance.
Insulin Pump and CGMS
The hospital provides special centre for the latest in diabetes technology. The centre helps with insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor (CGM) for monitoring glucose levels, and managing the daily lifestyle of diabetic patients.