What We Do / Clinical Specialities
Most Super-speciality disciplines, mainly the ones that challenge humankind more.
Providing services in super-speciality fields requires great in-depth knowledge and may sometimes also challenge the limits of General or Multi-speciality Doctors. At PHC, we’re all about Detail and all in for challenges.
Pulmonology & Respiratory Medicine

Pulmonology

Also known as respiratory medicine, it deals with diagnosis and treatment of respiratory conditions and diseases like respiratory infections, diseases related to smoking like COPD, Asthma, TB, Pneumonia, etc.

It also includes Allergy testing and Immunotherapy.

Pulmonary medicine is gaining much importance nowadays because of increase in scope of treatment due to interventions.

Available Services Include:

1.Consultation

2.Computerized PFT

3.Thoracocentesis (Pleural Fluid Tapping)

4.ICD Insertion For Pneumothorax, Hemothorax

5.Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy

6.Sleep Study For Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Snoring

7.Skin Prick Testing For Allergy And Immunotherapy.

8.Medical Thoracoscopy

Neurology & Neurosurgery

Neurology

Deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions and disease involving the Brain and its Nerves:  Stroke, Dementia, Movement Disorders, Neurointensive Care, Headaches, Epilepsy, Sleep Disorders, Chronic Pain Management, Multiple Sclerosis, or Neuromuscular Diseases etc.

Services Available at PHC:

1.Consultation

2.EEG.

3.NCV

4.EMG

Neurosurgery

It is concerned with the diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, nerves, etc.

Services Available at PHC:

1.Treatment of cancers and pre-cancerous lesions of brain in adults and children eg. Glioblastoma Multiforme and other Gliomas, Brain Stem Cancer, Astrocytoma, Pontine Glioma, Medulloblastoma, Spinal Cancer, Aneurysms, Stroke Surgery, Cranioplasty.

2.Skull base Surgery like Tumor Excision (Acoustic Neuromas, Chordomas), CSF leak, Craniofacial Deformity, etc.

3.Spine surgeries like Spinal Tumour Excision, Vascular Malformation Excision, Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery (Microdissectomy, Decompression Laminectomy, Laminoplasty ), Scoliosis Correction, Spine Stabilization for Spondylolisthesis, Koch’s Spine, Fracture, etc.

Cardiology

It deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of heart eg. Valvular Heart Disease, Congenital Heart Defects, Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Failure, etc.

Services Available at PHC:

1 .Consultation

2.ECG

3.TMT

4.2D ECHO

Nephrology, Urology & Urosurgery

Nephrology

It is concerned with the study of normal kidney functions, kidney problems, treatment of kidney problems eg. Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease, etc. and Renal Replacement Therapy (Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation).

Services Available at PHC:

1.Consultation

2.Kidney Biopsy

3.Permanent Vascular Access Creation

4.Peritoneal and Hemodialysis

5.CRRT

6.Sonolite Guided Interventional Nephrological Procedures

7.Management of Complex Hypertension including 24 Hour ABPM Analysis and BPTRU Interpretation.

Urology

It focuses on surgical and medical diseases of male and female urinary tract system and male reproductive organs. This includes diseases of kidneys, ureters, adrenal glands, urinary bladder and urethra in male and female and the prostate as well as male sex organs.

Services Available at PHC:

Consultation and Treatment of  following diseases including Surgeries like:

1. Endoscopy

2. PCNL

3. URS

4. Lithotripsy

5. TURP

6. TURBT

7. Male Infertility

8. Erectile Dysfunction

9. Urethroplasty

10. Puj Obstruction

11. VU Reflux

12. Undecended Testis

13. Hypospadia, etc.

Endocrinology

It deals with the Endocrine System, its diseases, and its specific secretions known as Hormones eg. Diabetes Mellitus, Thyroid Disorders, PCOD, Ovarian And Testicular Failure, etc.

Services Available at  PHC:

1.Consultation

2.Treatment Of Endocrine Emergencies such as:

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State
  • Hypoglycemic Coma
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Thyroid Storm
  • Myxoedema Coma, etc.
Oncology and Oncosurgery

It deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Services provided at PHC:

1.Early detection, staging and treatment of every type of cancer

2.Chemotherapy (Out-patient and In-patient)

3.Blood and Component Transfusion

4.Paracentesis

5.Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

6.Psycho-Oncology Clinic

7.Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation programmes.

Rheumatology

It deals with the diagnosis and treatment of clinical problems involving joints eg. Gout, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis.

Services provided at PHC:

1.Consultation

2.Intra-Articular Injections

3.Ultrasound Guided Injections

4.Basic Articular Ultrasound

Gastroenterology & Gastrosurgery

It deals with diseases affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract, which include the organs from mouth to anus, along the Alimentary Canal, are the focus of this speciality eg. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Peptic Ulcer Disease, Stomach (Gastric) Cancer, Achalasia, Esophageal Cancer, Liver Cancer, Portal Hypertension, Viral Hepatitis A & E, Viral Hepatitis B, Viral Hepatitis C.

Available services at PHC:

1.Consultation

2.Endoscopy

Endoscopy 

It is performed to view the inside of body through normal or abnormal opening.

It is a non invasive surgical procedure to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the upper and lower part of digestive system like oesophagus, stomach, duodenum and colon.

The most commonly performed endoscopic procedures are:

Upper GI scopy

It is performed to view the upper portion of GI tract which includes oesophagus, stomach and duodenum. During upper GI scopy an endoscope is passed through mouth into oesophagus allowing the docor to view esophagus, stomach and upper part of small intestine.

Colonoscopy

A colonoscope is passed through rectum upto ceacum to view or to take biopsy from entire large intestine i.e, lower part of GI tract.

Pain Management & Anaesthesiology

Pain Management

Pain is a discomfort signal that tells you to pay attention. It let’s you know if ‘something is wrong in the body’. Pain can be of short duration of less than 3 months – Acute pain or long duration more than 3 months – Chronic pain.

Acute pain is caused due to injury, trauma or immediate post surgery and can be treated in many ways. Usually this type of pain will decrease when the source is identified or likewise treated.

Chronic pain lasts for a longer duration inspite of regular treatment. IASP (International Association for Study of Pain) explains that chronic pain is not only a symptom but a Disease and must be treated accordingly.

Common pain conditions treated at PHC are:

  • Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Neck Pain
  • Myofacial Pain
  • Slipped Disc
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Cancer Related Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Rib Fracture Pain, etc.

Other parameters of pain management clinic:

  • Post Operative Pain Management
  • Labour Analgesia (painless labour)

Back pain , slip disc , neck pain or post surgical spine pain:

Patients with back pain with or without numbness can be treated with pain management non surgical treatments like Transforaminal Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation or Percutaneous Discectomy. It is good for patients who are looking for an alternative to surgery, not fit for surgery, etc. These procedures can help in quick rehabilitation post treatment.

Myofacial Pain (muscle pain):

Simple treatments like Dry Needling, Trigger Point Injections can immediately help the patients.

Cancer pain:

Cancer patients suffer due to the disease, sometimes surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Pain management helps them to improve their quality of life by giving pain relief by Counseling, Medication, Stellate Ganglion Block, Celiac Plexus Block, Superior Hypogastric Plexus Block, etc.

 Nerve pain, Neuralgia or Neuropathy:

Patients having nerve pain either due to infection, trauma or tumour can be treated with Nerve Blocks, Radiofrequency Ablation, etc. These are simple procedures which give a better quality of life to the patients.

Headache especially resistant:

Headache patients who do not respond to medications can be managed with Nerve Blocks, Radiofrequency Ablation or Peripheral Nerve Stimulator.

Procedures performed at PHC:

  • Transforaminal / Nerve Root Injection
  • Facet Joint Block
  • Ozone Therapy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Cervical / Lumbar Epidural Injection
  • Intercostal Block
  • Decompression Discectomy
  • Pyriformis Injection
  • Endoscopic Disc Removal, etc.

Advantages:

  • Simple day care non surgical procedures.
  • Do not need any special preparation
  • Done under local anaesthesia
  • Almost immediate post procedure recovery
  • Patient ready for rehabilitation within a day

Facilities available at PHC:

  • OPD Consultation
  • Fully Equiped Operation Theatre with Monitoring
  • C–arm Fluoroscopy Guidance
  • Counselling

 

Apart from the above, our expertise also lies in the following fields of study.

Ear, Nose, Throat, Head & Neck

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