Internal medicine

The department of Internal Medicine, which is an integral part of the Multispeciality Hospital, provides comprehensive medical care to patients above 14 years of age. One of the finest facilities of its kind in the region, it offers outpatient, inpatient divisions and 24/7 emergency care services with emphasis on excellent Doctor-Patient communication.
The outpatient department, which offers a wide range of medical services, has Consultants and Specialists who render expert care to patients with communicable as well as non-communicable diseases like Hypertension, Dyslipidaemia and Endocrinological disorders like Diabetes Mellitus. It also promotes the concept of preventive and proactive healthcare through a dedicated wellness clinic – a one-of-its-kind special, preventive healthcare clinic. Inpatients are given specialised medical attention to ensure minimal hospital stay; and stringent safety measures are observed in the patient care areas to prevent nosocomial infections. Multi-disciplinary in approach, the department provides efficient support services to other specialities by attending to cross-referrals and carrying out procedures like pleural tapping, lumbar puncture, ascetic tapping and bone marrow aspiration.
The expert team of ACLS/BLS trained Doctors, Nurses and Ancillary staff provides holistic treatment to patients, with an optimal, evidence-based approach.

The Outpatient Department functions from 8am- 4.30pm everyday, except on Sundays.

The Emergency Department functions 24/7

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Dr. Geetha Philips
Senior Consultant
Dr. Geetha Philips

A veteran physician who is an expert in diabetes mellitus and all types of complex medical disorders, Dr. Geetha Philips has more than 34 years of experience to her credit. Renowned for her profound knowledge and expertise in comprehensive management of diabetes mellitus, she is a key opinion maker among the physicians of Kochi.

Qualifications

MD (Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab) | MBBS (Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab)

Achievements

Registrar, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab

Consultant, Internal Medicine, Juladaco Specialists’ Hospital, Katsina Ala, Nigeria

HOD, Medicine & Medical Superintendent , MAJ Hospital, Edapally, Kochi

HOD, Unit 3, Internal Medicine, Lourdes Hospital, Kochi

DNB Teacher, Internal Medicine, National Board Of Examinations, New Delhi

DNB Appraiser, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi

Appraiser of Formative Assessment Test, National Board Of Examinations, New Delhi

Past President and Secretary Association of Physicians of India, Kochi chapter

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

Proficient in English, Malayalam and Hindi

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Dr. Smitha Muraletharan
Senior Specialist
Dr. Smitha Muraletharan

Dr. Smitha Muraletharan is Senior Specialist, Department of Internal Medicine, with over 8 years of experience and her field of special interest is management of Diabetes Mellitus. She believes in approaching the concept of medical care with a preventive and holistic approach.

Qualifications

MRCP (Royal college of Physicians, UK) | DNB (Govt. Medical College, Calicut)| MBBS (Govt. Medical College, Calicut)

Achievements

Physician, Ernakulam Medical Centre ,Kochi

Physician, Suburban Diagnostics & Krishna clinic, Mumbai

Physician, NMC Specialty Hospital, Abudhabi

Proficient in English, Hindi and Malayalam

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Dr. Preethi Daniel
Specialist
Dr. Preethi Daniel

A General Physician, Dr. Preethi Daniel has training in management of all internal medicine cases, including intensive care. Her areas of special interest include diabetology and oncology.

Qualifications

MD (Vinayaka Mission Medical College, Salem) | MBBS (Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore)

Achievements

Assistant Professor, Department of General Medicine, CMC Vellore

Assistant Professor, Vinayaka Mission Medical College, Salem

Proficient in English, Malayalam, Hindi and Tamil

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Dr. Sharath Koushik
Specialist
Dr. Sharath Koushik

A General Physician. Dr. Sharath Koushik is trained in family medicine and preventive healthcare. His areas of special interest include management ofdiabetes mellitus, geriatrics and psychiatry.

Qualifications

DNB in Family Medicine (Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysore) | MBBS (FROM Mysore Medical College And Research Institute, Mysore)

Proficient in English, Hindi, Kannada

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Dr. Jinsha Abdul Jaleel
Specialist
Dr. Jinsha Abdul Jaleel

A General Physician trained in Cardiology, Dr. Jinsha is trained in management of acute/ chronic illnesses. Her area of special interest is Gastroenterology.

Qualifications

MD (General Medicine) Govt. Stanley Medical College, Chennai | MBBS (SMCSI Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram)

Achievements

Certification course in Cardiology (John Hopkins University School of Medicine & MESF, Baltimore, US)

Pursuing MRCP (UK)

Proficient in English, Malayalam, Tamil

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Dr. Riyaz Ibrahim Mather
Specialist
Dr. Riyaz Ibrahim Mather

A General Physician, Dr. Riyaz Ibrahim Mather is trained in management of acute/chronic illnesses and preventive healthcare. His area of special interest is cardiology.

Qualifications

MD in General Medicine (Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore) | MBBS (Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore)

Proficient in English, Malayalam, Tamil

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Aster Facilities
Facilities
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
Allied Services
Allied Services
  • Critical care
  • Dietician
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiology
  • Microbiology and Pathology
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