The Department of Family Medicine provides patient-centered primary care education, clinical service, and discovery to enhance health and health status of individuals, families, and communities. We provide primary and continuing care for entire families within their communities; addresses physical, psychological and social problems; and coordinates comprehensive health care services with other specialists as needed. Diagnose and manage common symptoms and common medical,surgical and psychosocial problems in patients of all ages and both sexes with special emphasis on the child, the adolescent, the woman and the elderly; Identify conditions that need referral and refer appropriately to coordinate the patient's health care. Provide care and counselling for the elderly, terminally ill and bereaved. Carry out home visits and homecare
Diseases in elderly manifests differently and hence the approach to treatment differs from that in the young. We at Sunrise hospital give emphasis to preventive aspects, keeping in mind the psychological, social and environmental issues along with their medical problems and keep a close relation with the family or caregivers who are assisting the elderly person. Geriatric care includes a team of healthcare professional trained in geriatric care, nurses, medical social workers, physiotherapists, nutritionists etc. We provide necessary specialists consultations from other departments in enhancing the medical and rehabilitative care for the aged person.
She has completed her post graduate training in Family Medicine (DNB) from the National Board of Examinations. She has vast experience in the field and has worked in various hospitals as specialist in India and abroad. She has got trained in Geriatric Medicine from Christian Medical College ,Vellore. Also has experience and training in Pain and Palliative Medicine.
Has experience as faculty in training DNB Family medicine.
She has strong ability to manage international patients , organize health camps and promote primary health care at community level and conducts health awareness talks.